ART - Character Outsource Artist

Location: Bellevue, WA
Date Posted: 11-29-2018
Are you the type of artist who enjoys having a bird’s eye view on art?  Do your co-workers consider you artistically multitalented and a problem solver? Do you like helping others create art faster and at a higher quality level? Sucker Punch is looking for a driven, self-directed Character Outsource Artist to use their artistic eye and technical skills to help bring the characters of Ghost of Tsushima to life for PlayStation 4.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities  
  • Compile, write and/or edit art feedback for external art partners
  • Collaborate with the Outsource Manager and character lead to prepare art tasks for external teams
  • Integration and setup of characters, animals, and weapons into the game
  • Polish, refine, and create character assets
  • Assist the character team with character related art requests

  • Portfolio demonstrating an artistic eye related to character art, anatomy, or armor details
  • A solid understanding of PBR texturing pipelines
  • Experience creating content for a PBR-ready game engine, such as Unreal, CryEngine, or Unity
  • An in-depth working knowledge of Maya, ZBrush, and Substance Painter
  • The ability to multi-task and self-manage time spent on assigned work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 2+ years of industry experience

  • Bilingual, or experience communicating in a second language
  • Experience working as a freelancer or remote contractor
  • Previous experience working with outsource teams
  • An interest or familiarity with traditional Japanese culture and aesthetic
This is a full-time contract role in the beautiful Seattle area
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