Nintendo Careers – Character Artist

Website Nintendo

Job Description:

This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties. The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Artists, Designers, and Engineers to bring characters to life.
  • Work within guidelines provided by other departments to ensure quality, playability, and performance.
  • Produce optimized Low-Poly models, UVs, textures, LODs and materials for in-engine.
  • Explore and develop characters based on concept and/or design specifications.
  • Work with the Art Director and Character Lead to maintain the directed visual style and a consistent quality.
  • Provide feedback and/or paint-overs to fellow artists, and as part of outsourcing feedback.
  • Model and texture High-Poly source content.

Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated, but with a willingness to accept feedback and direction.
  • Ability to create a low-poly model within poly budget and efficiently unwrap the UVs for texturing.
  • Ability to translate 2D Concepts / Reference into 3D Models.
    A solid understanding of texturing, material creation, and PBR workflows.
  • Experience in both Hard Surface and Organic modeling.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Shipped multiple AAA titles.
  • 5+ years of industry experience.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic and a collaborative attitude.
  • Proficient in modern modeling and art packages such as; Maya, Max, Blender, Modo, ZBrush, Marmoset, Substance Painter/Designer and Photoshop.
  • Good time management skills and efficient development processes.
  • A solid understand of anatomy, proportion, form, silhouette, and color.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-poly sculpts, in-game characters, examples of optimized low-poly models, UVs, and textures.

Job Details:

Company: Nintendo

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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