Character Artist
Unannounced Project Irvine

We are seeking an exceptional Character Artist to join us in building a new and exciting experience for mobile.

You have experience texturing and modeling a diverse visual range of characters and creatures. A solid grasp of form, structure, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets is essential. You're skilled in another form of art production—like illustration, modeling, texturing, animation, or concept drawing—and versed in related tools like Maya and Photoshop. You also work well in an environment with peers who are passionate about making great games!

Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development modeling and texturing characters using Photoshop and Maya (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs).
  • An exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy and a keen eye for form, shape, structure, and silhouette with regards to modeling.
  • Superior eye for light, shade, color and detail in crafting texture maps.
  • Highly self-motivated and collaborative
  • Able to communicate effectively with artists, designers, engineers
  • Real passion for playing and making computer games, especially in genres relevant to Blizzard Entertainment.
Pluses
  • Experience with mobile development
  • Deep understanding of Z-Brush, Substance, and or Painter
  • Knowledge, understanding, and familiarity with Blizzard’s games and their lore
  • Experienced in Unity 3D.
Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Reel or portfolio demonstrating technical skills
  • We will only accept online artwork submissions (e.g. website, blog, or online album)
  • We may require an art test.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. Blizzard dedicates itself to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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