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3D Character Artist

3D Character Artist

• Intermediate Level


Halon is looking for talented and enthusiastic Character artists at Entry, Mid, and Senior levels to help bring photorealistic characters to life.

Category Art Department  Modeler  Special Effects 
Location Remote Location
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 16, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

A successful candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of realistic sculptural form, anatomy, and an ability to work in a wide range of artistic styles. A high attention to detail and strong technical and artistic problem-solving abilities are equally important for the position. This is a remote-work opportunity.  
Job Summary: 

VAD Character Artists in the Halon Virtual Art Department are responsible for creating, grooming, and dressing both stylized and photo-real characters. These could be built from scratch or based on templates, vendor models, photogrammetry  scans, concept art, and actor reference. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the team to create and maintain stunning digital characters 
  • Create realistic Characters and Creatures from concepts using the latest industry tools 
  • Sculpt, model, UV, texture and create materials for characters and creatures  
  • Use grooming techniques to implement hair and fur 
  • Create realistic clothing to implement wardrobes based of concept art/reference 
  • Work closely with project supervisors and leads to ensure the visual targets are met and stylistically consistent 
  • Creatively troubleshooting technical limitations 
  • Optimize and deliver clean, organized assets 
  • Communicate with Production to ensure all deadlines are met 
  • 3+ years of experience in the game or film industry as a Character Modeler  
  • Intermediate to advanced-level user of Maya, Substance, Zbrush, and Unreal 
  • Experience working with and implementing 3D work into Unreal Engine  
  • Character and prop conceptual design skills 
  • Strong skills creating textures and material creation within a PBR pipeline 
  • Strong knowledge of human anatomy, clothing tools, re-meshing techniques 
  • Bonus if skilled in rig creation and skinning 
  • Willingness to communicate clearly and effectively with a team, including giving/receiving constructive feedback and flexibility 
  • Eagerness to continue to learn new skills and expand knowledge 
  • Organizational skills to manage workload and deadlines on multiple projects 
  • Understanding the import/export process to Unreal engine on both Static Mesh and Skeletal Mesh level, and being able to troubleshoot problems that may arise 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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