Senior Character Modeler

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Animation, Creative, Game Development/Publishing

Location

United States - California - Carlsbad

Posted Date

Feb. 04, 2020

Req Number

172007BR

Company Overview

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Opportunity Overview

WB Games is seeking a talented Senior Character Modeler for our brand-new San Diego game studio!

As a Senior Character Modeler, you’ll work with the creative director, engineering, design, and art teams to bring your creations to life. Leverage your technical expertise and passion for high quality art in this exciting ground floor opportunity.

What part will you play?

  • Model and texture characters based on concept art and technical requirements

  • Coordinate the creation of rig/weight-ready character models with tech artists and animators

  • Work to help establish, follow, and maintain pipelines and technical requirements

  • Work closely with vision holders to develop and visualize the final look of the characters

  • Execute on pre-defined or self-started initiatives from ideation to completion

  • Actively share knowledge within area of expertise and influence related disciplines

  • Help build an extended team of talented and motivated character artists

  • Work with and manage the creation of outsourced assets if needed

  • Build on a culture of inclusivity and growth through mentoring and career management

  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques and reviews

What do we need from you?

  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in game development

  • Relevant 2D and 3D experience – Photoshop, Maya, 3DSMax, ZBrush, Unity/Unreal, etc

  • Ability to model/sculpt characters in a variety of styles from realistic to stylized

  • Ability to create high resolution character models as well as optimized, game-ready assets

  • Strong understanding of anatomy, form, proportions and silhouette

  • Ability to easily interpret artistic direction with or without concept art

  • Clear, concise and transparent communicator - both written and verbal

  • Be a self-motivated team-player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Proven time management skills with the ability to be self-sufficient and execute quickly

  • A passion for video games

  • Must have portfolio link on resume


The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.