Senior Character Artist (Realistic Humans)

Bluepoint Games is looking for a SENIOR CHARACTER ARTIST to join our team on a full-time basis. Tackle the most complex asset challenges and join us in developing a world-class workflow. Help unleash the potential of our Art team in developing AAA titles.

Please note: This is not an entry-level. Related professional experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Create believable realistic human characters

  • Develop materials and textures specifically related to skin, hair, etc.

  • Manipulate facial scan data to create game ready facial poses and textures

  • Create blendshapes for a FACS based facial motion system

  • Help design and develop modular character creation techniques.

  • Research and develop new art technologies related to realistic human models and rendering

  • Work well in a team-oriented environment

Requirements

  • Demonstrations of prior realistic character models and texture sets

  • A thorough understanding of human anatomy

  • Highly proficient with ZBrush

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • A full understanding of PBR workflows

  • Complete understanding of game workflows and pipelines

  • A basic understanding of developing a modular character system

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the games industry with at least one shipped title (excluding academic projects)

  • A portfolio reflecting high-quality game art, scripted tools, and shaders

  • Ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

Preferences

  • Experience with Allegorithmic Substance Designer/Painter

  • Basic knowledge of facial motion capture data pipelines

  • Experience working with multiple game engines

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “SENIOR CHARACTER ARTIST” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.