Senior 3D Character Artist

Location:
Sofia, Bulgaria

Job Summary

In the last fifteen years WorldWide FX has become one of the premier visual effects houses in Europe with more than 170 visual artists, dedicated to creating top-notch visual effects armed with the latest technology available in digital compositing and computer graphics.
Our major film credits include “London Has Fallen”, “Criminal”, “Olympus Has Fallen”, “Automata”, “The Expendables” (film series), “The Legend of Hercules”, “Conan”, among many others to which our skilful team added a high standard visual marvel.
We have exciting new projects coming our way and we are looking for:

3D SENIOR CHARACTER ARTIST

The ideal candidate has experience modeling and texturing a diverse visual range of characters and creatures for feature films. The character artist must also be skilled in another form of art production—like illustration, or concept drawing—and be well-versed in related tools like Maya, Zbrush and Photoshop.

Major Duties

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Work closely with the character technical directors to help define modeling standards for rigging;
• Work independently while being an effective team player;
• Balance atheistic standards and technical requirements to create quality models within a render pipeline;
• Transition smoothly between a variety of generalist roles on different projects;
• Work collaboratively with all other disciplines to ensure artwork meets all cross-disciplinary requirements and tasks are scheduled correctly;
• Ability to create and implement photoreal lighting. Must be accomplished and passionate artist with the ability to produce visually stunning images;
• Keep their direct supervisors informed, share information on project activity, identify issues and concerns, provide problem solving expertise;
• Become familiar with new tools, performance capture hardware, software and data, and other related technology. Feed into and help drive new technology investments and pipeline improvements.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

• VFX experience working on feature films;
• A solid experience in modeling and texturing characters using Maya and Photoshop (or equivalent 3D and 2D programs);
• 3D modelling, sculpting, texturing (characters and hard surface), look development;
• Mastery of Z-Brush or/and Mudbox, Substance Painter and or Mari ;
• Strong fundamental art skills: Anatomy, Silhouette, Shape, Form, etc.
• Anatomical knowledge of muscles and their function
• Animation/rigging skills is a plus;
• Experience with Marvelous designer is a plus;
• Look Dev is a plus;
• Concept or Illustration Experience;
• Strong problem-solving skills.


We offer:
• A challenging and rewarding work in a growing VFX company;
• Enjoyable and respectful work environment and motivated colleagues;
• Open-minded management team promoting innovation, personal development, and professional growth;
• Great career prospects within a growing company;
• Competitive remuneration.

If you think your profile is a good match for this position at WorldWide FX, just send us your resume and portfolio!

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted via e-mail.

Confidentiality of all applications is assured.