3D Game Character Artist

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Gameloft - Romania
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Become part of our team!
We are looking for people who are exceptionally creative and open-minded, regardless of their level of experience.
By working for Gameloft, you will have an unparalleled degree of autonomy in your work while keeping the support and advice of your team always within reach.
We strongly believe in cohesion and team spirit. Creating mobile video games involves strong collaboration with different types of talents. It is the coming together of skills – from producers, developers, game designers, artists, marketers, game monetization managers and more - that creates games people want to play. Here, we learn from each other and value talent(skills) more than focusing on hierarchy.

As a 3D Game Character Artist you will work on modeling, texturing and lighting game characters.
The ideal candidate is able to create the complete appearance of a game character at the top quality required by the next-gen consoles market (Apple iPhone, Playstation 3 Nintendo Wii, XBOX 360). He creates textures, optimizes the geometry of the character, uses in-house tools to export and check the result in-game.

Extensive knowledge of ZBrush or Autodesk Mudbox;
Basic or advanced 3D Studio Max, Maya or XSI knowledge is an important plus;
Advanced Photoshop skills and comfortable creating hand painted high-end textures good understanding of surface textures (the ability to produce textures of high artistic quality is an important plus);
Strong 3D texturing skills and be responsible for laying out UVs, as well generating diffuse maps, normal maps, specular maps, etc;
Strong sense of design and keen-eye for light, color, value, function and silhouette;
Strong bases in human and creature anatomy, as well clear understanding of form, shape, structure, in regards to modeling;
Clear understanding of 3D character art pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase through the implementation;
Highly proficient in modeling high-end 3D characters, using both hi-poly and low-poly techniques;
Hard-surface modeling;
Strong understanding of edge flow and be able to deform models cleanly;
Good knowledge about lightning techniques;
Able to animate, set up, prototype, key stances for characters in a 3D environment (EX: dynamic character stances reflecting the characters personality.);
Able to work respecting strict technical and artistic limitations and instructions as well the ability to follow and maintain a consistent style;
Passion for video games;
Experience in creating games and knowledge about the gaming art and history are very appreciated;
Solid interpersonal and communications skills;
Self-managing well organized respecting tide deadlines;
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or equivalent is a plus.

Why Join Us

Excellent Social Benefits (Medical insurance package, Gym facilities and swimming pool, free for employees, on site cervical massages on a regular basis)
The offer includes relocation assistance, a merit based salary progression system and a competitive initial salary package
Career-development opportunities
An exceptional, dynamic, demanding and motivating working environment within a fast growing company
Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
An international environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures.

Why Join Gameloft Cluj:
Cluj is “the Heart of Transylvania”: a cosmopolitan European city and an important destination for business in South-Eastern Europe, with a remarkable potential for foreign investments
It is one of the most welcoming cities in Eastern Europe
Cluj succeeds in combining its history and architecture with the fresh and young atmosphere created by the city’s over 80.000 students
Our studio is a very ambitious one, with a fast growth - it opened in 2010 and we are now proud to have over 500 employees
Quality comes first: the perfect place for you to make a difference.

All qualified candidates will be asked to take a skills assessment test.
Join The Game!

Contact Details:
Gameloft - Romania
Tel: +40364.22.80.00
Contact: Recruitment Team

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