3D Character Artist

Unleash your imagination! Bonfire Studios is looking for a talented 3D Character Artist who understands that game development is first. You'll work directly with Bonfire’s skilled artists, designers and technical wizards to bring compelling characters to life.

What you'll be doing:
  • Character modeling and sculpting, UV Layout, texture painting and material setup
  • Utilizing artistic techniques and processes to define and achieve a character’s visual style
  • Ensuring that character assets are of the highest artistic quality, and that they uphold the integrity of the game design
  • Conducting research for reference material, and pushing the overall quality
  • Collaborating with other disciplines to make sure artwork delivers visual fidelity and meets gameplay needs
Skill Check
  • 5+ Years of experience as a 3D Character Artist, with at least one shipped AAA game
  • Strong traditional fine art skills and a keen aesthetic eye for illustration, painting, composition, human anatomy/organic forms, color theory, 2D & 3D design
  • Proficiency in Maya (or any 3D modeling package), Photoshop, ZBrush/Mudbox, and texture creation/material editing (Substance Painter/Mari/Unreal/Unity)
  • Familiarity with video game development including, but not limited to workflow, tools, lighting, high and low poly modeling, texture painting, PBR material setup, character skinning, mapping techniques, UV Layout, in-game animation, and engine parameters/optimizations
Bonus Round - Let us know if you have experience in:
  • Rigging and skinning characters
  • Concept art, lighting, or VFX
  • Quickly learning new tools and pipelines

At Bonfire, we believe in excellence, innovation and in the strength of small teams. So if you’re inspired by the challenge of creating iconic creatures and characters while thriving on a tight-knit team, come work with us. Together we will forge new worlds.

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