Character Artist – EA Sports

Published On: 31 October 2022Categories: Job Postings

The character artist plays an important role in top-tier video game creation. In the context of our games, they create the cast of characters that populate the game universe. Our character artists are dynamic and efficient modelers with sculpting and texturing skills – able to create outstanding content with an imagination that is constantly in motion. We create amazing character models based on scan data, photo references or traditional 3d means. Committed to supporting our games with the creation of amazing Content, the EA Sports Art Characters team enriches players' experience with a cast of characters and variety of character accessories such full body outfits, hair and headgear

  • Experienced with 1+ year of industry character creation production
  • Experience in high-fidelity 3D modeling / sculpting techniques, along with high-poly to low-poly surface/detail baking.
  • Experience in Maya, Z-Brush and Photoshop.
  • Experience in physical materials and how to replicate them in CG.
  • Knowledgeable of PBR texture / material workflows.
  • Experience with your ability to author photo-realistic textures (Substance Painter / Designer experience is a plus).
  • Experienced in working with content-driven game engines (e.g. Unreal, Frostbite, Unity).
  • Visualize in three-dimensions and work from limited reference material / concept art
  • Experienced in creating game resolution topology with considerations for deformation and rigging.
  • Knowledgeable in the creation of cloth and clothing and how you should match the character style.
  • Expert in high-fidelity 3D modeling / sculpting techniques, along with high-poly to low-poly surface/detail baking.
  • Efficient in use of UV layout, and ability to edit for highest visual payoff.
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