Psyonix, the maker of Rocket League, is looking for a Sr Character Artist to join the team!

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Psyonix is a video game developer located in downtown San Diego. Best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive and addictive game play, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes a healthy work-life balance. 

We are seeking an experienced Senior Character Artist to join the art team. Our ideal candidate is creative, self-motivated, has at least 5+ years of experience and has shipped at least one title. You will work closely with team members to create visually stunning characters and creatures. The ideal candidate will be a key team player who is self-motivated and can thrive in a collaborative environment. 

Essential Responsibilities & Job Duties:

Collaborate with the Art Director and Concept Artists to develop high quality assets
Create a wide variety of characters and creatures from infancy to completion
Generate content in a wide spectrum of styles including painterly illustrative to realistic
Work with designers to meet their needs and parameters
Work with engineers to assist with tool creation and maintain good performance
Communicate effectively with the team to fulfill the visual goals of game assets
Establish character pipelines and protocols for future hires 
Fulfill common goals and tasks whilst working under own initiative

Qualifications & Requirements:

·5+ years minimum experience in a production environment creating 3D character art with zBrush, Substance Painter and 3ds MAX or Maya
·An understanding of all current generation production workflows as they pertain to character art production
·A strong understanding of asset pipelines in agile development environments
·Ability to excel in a team environment and be open to feedback
·Must be self-motivated with an ability to gather, analyze, and act on feedback from the team
·Excellent written and verbal communication

Pluses:

·Passion to stay up to date with current technology and techniques
·Strong traditional art foundations: including anatomy, illustration, composition, design, light, etc
·Experience with Unreal Development, especially UE4
·Desire and ability to work in a self-directed, fast paced work environment
·Attention to development pipelines and target milestones
·A passion for games

To learn more about us, check us out here: https://psyonix.com/
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