Character Modeler- Maxis

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 151939

Position Title: Contingent

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Character ModelerMaxis

 

Maxis is looking for an Character Modeler for an exciting new game in the best-selling Sims franchise. Do you have excellent modeling and texturing abilities for games? Do you have a passion for creating real-world fashion in a 3D game? Are you able to take direction but work independently when needed to make the best games you possibly can?

 

If so, then we may have a job for you. We’re a small team now and are growing rapidly.  Apply today and join us!

 

Responsibilities

  • Create, model, UV, and texture fashion assets such as t-shirts, jeans, jackets, shoes, etc. in a realistic style to a high level of aesthetic quality.
  • Participate in meetings with producers, designers, engineers and animators to understand the functional requirements and constraints of characters and how they need to be created.
  • Participate in reviews with the Art Director to improve aesthetic consistency and overall look.
  • Should be knowledgeable and comfortable in the creation and use of normal maps, specular maps, and generating AO maps.
  • Trouble shoot and problem solve assets that are not functioning properly in game. Coordinate with animators and engineers to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Provide project management team with accurate estimates for scheduling work and deadlines
  • Be able to come up with concepts and provide basic concept art for some fashion in conjunction with the Art Director.

 

Requirements

  • Excellent modeling and texturing skills on clothing assets
  • 3+ years modeling experience using Maya for game development
  • Strong technical abilities and understanding of game development pipeline issues including a clear understanding of how art creation affects engine performance
  • Be able to follow art direction and work from concept art when available
  • Creative thinker and problem solver that can work independently if necessary
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with producers, designers, engineers as well as other artists.
  • Well organized and able to commit to and meet deadlines.
  • PC Game development experience required
  • Understanding of fashion & clothing construction is a plus
  • Understanding of basic animation and how animators work is a plus.
  • Understanding and familiarity with rigging in Maya preferred
  • A portfolio demonstrating the following is required:
    • Excellent 3D models in Maya
    • Excellent Texturing and UV skills
    • Ability to create low-mid poly models consistently
    • Traditional drawing and painting skills
    • Strong aesthetic sensitivity to lighting for form and shadow
    • Excellent sense of scale and composition in 3D

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. es una empresa de software de entretenimiento interactivo líder a nivel mundial. EA distribuye juegos, contenido y servicios en línea para consolas, ordenadores personales, teléfonos móviles y tabletas conectados a Internet.

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Date Opened: 2018-08-07 19:17:39.303

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