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Character Artist

  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary/rate: £25,000 - £30,000
  • Date posted: 03/08/17
  • Job reference: 5996
  • Permanent

We have partnered exclusively with a VR technology studio developing an exciting new social platform and they are looking for a character artist to join them in their Liverpool studio.

Made up of a team of co-founders of games industry veterans, business executives and marketing professionals, the principals of this technology company have a proven and verifiable track record of delivering critically and commercially successful products and results over a period of over 30 years.
It builds upon its core team’s remarkable pedigree in new and unexpected ways and is on a mission to deliver the absolute best way for people to engage and communicate in virtual reality.

The Character Artist is a key hire for them and they are looking for someone who’s going to help them create characters that will be able to help the user engage with their network. 

The job involves:

  • Modelling fully articulated human characters for use in VR/AR/MR applications
  • Working with discipline leads to bring hyper-realistic avatars to life
  • Creating arrays of interchangeable clothing parts and hair

You will:

  • Have an understanding of human anatomy 
  • Be proficient in sculpting and modelling characters in Zbrush / Maya / Max or Modo
  • Be able to texture and surface your creations with PBR materials through Photoshop, Substance Painter or similar
  • Have an understanding of game engine integration, optimisations and real-time payback of your work

Any of the following will be advantageous, but not required:

  • An understanding of how clothing and accessories combine and sit with human anatomy 
  • An appreciation for fashion and style through dress and hairstyles
  • An understanding of the clothing design tool Marvelous Designer
This is a fantastic opportunity for a character artist to join a exciting technology company developing the future of VR where possibilities are endless. If you want to work on the next big thing in VR/AR then send your CV along with portfolio to meeta.mistry@amiqus.com 

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