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Character Artist (Star Wars Jedi Team)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 169719

Position Title: Character Artist 2

External Description:

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

You can learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio. 

We’re looking for a highly skilled Character Artist to join our Star Wars Jedi team. As a Character Artist on our team, you will bring everything from humans, creatures, friendly NPCs, enemies and cinematic story characters to life.Our ideal candidate for this position is highly experienced in 3D character art game development workflows, has a masterful grasp of organic subject matter, and can nail realistic, high quality models and textures for everything from compelling human faces to creatures, costumes, and gear. We are picturing someone who is passionate about bringing heroes and villains to life through their 3D artistry, who can embrace our game development philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players.

 What you’ll do...

  • Create highly detailed and believable 3D character models and textures for use in-game.
  • Own the 3d creation of characters working in close cross-functional partnership with other departments such as Concept, Art Direction, Design, Animation, Tech Anim,  and Narrative.
  • Use exceptional modeling and texturing ability to create living, breathing characters with personality.
  • Assist in creation of character and costume concepts.
  • Own character models from concept, execution, and the final stages of polish/bug fixing.
  • Follow the direction of art leads. Collaborate with other departments such as animation and game design to make sure artwork fits within vision for gameplay and final execution. 
  • Participate in research and development.
  • Assist with setting department standards and guiding process enhancements for the Character Art pipeline.
  • Follow schedule and deliver assets on time.

Ideally, you also will have...

  • 3+ years’ experience as a 3D Character Artist.
  • Mastery of relevant software packages such as Maya, Photoshop, Substance, and Zbrush.
  • Strong understanding of scale, proportion, and surface properties.
  • Experience working within a game engine and implementing 3D work into engine.
  • Strong understanding of human anatomy
  • Some hard surface skills 
  • Passion for making and playing games.
  • Shipped AAA game(s) a plus.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-11-04 22:32:02.283

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About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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