Triple As Character Concept Artist

Triple As Character Concept Artist
Job Title: Character Lead & Senior Artists
Job Type: Full Time
Business / Company name: NetEase Interactive Entertainment
Category: Entertainment, Information Technology
Requirements:

1、Deep understanding and artistic pursuit of high quality concept design. Have excellent concept design abilities, proficiency in characters, able to deliver the overall art design from the perspective of product and IP.

2、Familiarity with all aspects relevant to character design, such as costume, image (makeup, hair design), armor, weapon, human anatomy, zoology, monster design, etc. Have a great passion for character concept design.

3、Familiarity with UE4/UE5, MD, Blender and other DCC softwares, Zbrush and the like. Advanced skills of 3D design, not just 2D design.

4、Proficiency in picture atmosphere, lighting, structure, color, material, etc.

5、Ability to deliver storyboard and character skills animation breakdown.

6、Experience of 3A game development, have developed at least 2 complete console 3A titles.

7、Strong communication abilities, experience of global co-development across time zones.

8、Work with Chinese team to well complete the demands with each other’s specialties. Have global mindset and abilities to coordinate the global outsourcing resources to complete the tasks. Location: North America (the United States or Canada) Be capable of traveling on business for around 1-3 months in North America (1-3 times/year), short trips worldwide (visiting and managing vendors)

Full Job Description:
NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999, “NetEase”) a global leading internet technology company based in China, provides premium online services centered around innovative and diverse content, community, communication and commerce. While NetEase Games develops and operates some of world-wide most popular mobile and PC games.

NetEase partners with other leading game developers, such as Blizzard Entertainment and Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary), to operate globally renowned games in China.

To expand their team in North America, they are looking for multiple Character Lead & Senior Artists to join their North America Team. Remote working opportunities, targeting all candidates station in Canada, US

Job description:

1、Work with the art director, concept design lead, game designers and plot designers on character concept design.

2、Responsible for character visual development, IP development, and building character design benchmark. Build the full production pipeline of character concept design per the needs from AD and products, work closely with 3D production team, control the final effect of the characters in the game, understand the player’s experience feeling of character design

3、Assist in building and managing character concept design teams, managing character design vendors and freelancers.

4、Ability to set up outsource workflows and pipelines to ensure vendors to finish the task with high quality and efficiency: Customize outsource plans to perform module or entire outsourcing; Pick, test and manage vendors; Assess and sign off on the deliverable assets.

5、Strong creative mindset and abilities, able to develop tools for the tasks you’re responsible for (work with TA and programmers), improve the efficiency and effect by tools.

Job requirements:

1、Deep understanding and artistic pursuit of high quality concept design. Have excellent concept design abilities, proficiency in characters, able to deliver the overall art design from the perspective of product and IP.

2、Familiarity with all aspects relevant to character design, such as costume, image (makeup, hair design), armor, weapon, human anatomy, zoology, monster design, etc. Have a great passion for character concept design.

3、Familiarity with UE4/UE5, MD, Blender and other DCC softwares, Zbrush and the like. Advanced skills of 3D design, not just 2D design.

4、Proficiency in picture atmosphere, lighting, structure, color, material, etc.

5、Ability to deliver storyboard and character skills animation breakdown.

6、Experience of 3A game development, have developed at least 2 complete console 3A titles.

7、Strong communication abilities, experience of global co-development across time zones.

8、Work with Chinese team to well complete the demands with each other’s specialties. Have global mindset and abilities to coordinate the global outsourcing resources to complete the tasks. Location: North America (the United States or Canada) Be capable of traveling on business for around 1-3 months in North America (1-3 times/year), short trips worldwide (visiting and managing vendors)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00-$120,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Bonus pay

Benefits:

Company pension
Dental care
Disability insurance
Extended health care
Life insurance
RRSP match
Vision care

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

Do you have any gaming industry experience previously?

Experience:

Character Concept Artist: 4 years (required)

Apply via the below link:

https://ca.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=a75041dbcabdcff1&q=Makeup+Artist&l=Vancouver,+BC&tk=1g9ilmme4qaog800&from=ja&alid=58b8582ae4b049f07abd9210&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1g9ilmme4qaog800

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