3D Texture Artist (ZBrush Guru)! (H/F)
3D Texture Artist Strong Skill Set in ZBrush, UV Layouts/Editing 2+ Years of Production Experience as Video Game Texture Artist Must Have Shipped At Least One Console Title as Texture Artist ALL CANDIDATES MUST SEND A PORTFOLIO OR WORK SAMPLES ALONG WITH THEIR INQUIRIES Do you want to make genre-defining experiences for a broad set of users? Do you want to apply your excellence in texture creation as the person who sets the foundation of a high quality visual experience? Do you have a passion for the details that make every texture believable and interesting? Do you want to add style and character to the worlds you are working on? Then, we want to hear from you. Position Overview: The 3D Texture Artist will be responsible for creating textures and materials from ZBrush to final assets for an exciting project that strives to be ground-breaking, all the way down to the texture work. In other words, this project opens up a stylish world that demands: A keen eye and strong skills to create. An exciting art direction that relies heavily upon the foundations of the texturing and materials to give it strong visual "legs". Team Culture: This is a pretty laid back group that does a lot of good-natured joking. Someone who is fun and lighthearted would fit best. Anyone who has a bad attitude or is overly cocky would not work for this group, and would be rejected. This group is working hard to maintain their culture. The team is also extremely fast-paced, and candidates need to be comfortable moving with them. Duties and Responsibilities: Work with the Art Lead to create high-quality materials and textures in specific styles. Be primarily responsible for creating a large amount of terrain, and world textures and materials. Be secondarily responsible for support texturing of props and other game elements. Create all levels of materials, from the Zbrush sculpt to the polished, shippable in-game textures. Balance the textures and materials in-game, and work with the team in order to get that balance with lighting and atmosphere. This is an estimated 6-12 month contingent/temporary position through Volt Technical & Creative Communication, which is headquartered in Redmond, Washington. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the top-rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest. Requirements: Required Skills for this 3D Texture Artist position include the following: Should have 2+ years of experience working in Production as a Texture Artist for video games Must have shipped at least one console title as a Texture Artist Should possess a strong portfolio centered around textures and materials, as well as your creation process Should have strong expert knowledge of and experience with Photoshop Must have a strong skill set in ZBrush (Our Client's texturing techniques and style require this knowledge) and must be able to provide strong examples to show this tool integrated into your pipelines Should have a strong understanding of efficient UV layouts and editing Must have: An understanding of complex materials and an expert-level understanding of the interactions of Spec, Normal and color maps A knowledge of real-time lighting and shadowing An ability to work in various styles and detail levels Passion for creating textures that are the foundation for beautiful worlds 2D animation skills, as well as 3D art skills and related knowledge a bonus Instructions to begin the process: All candidates must send a portfolio or work samples along with their inquiries. How to Apply: Please email your resume to Volt at: email@example.com and reference the following job number and job title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct Recruiter to readily discuss this job with you: 300121-8572-12-297049 - 3D Texture Artist - Brush and include the website name where you saw this posting listed. Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great Designers and Creative people in the Northwest, Volt has created a specialized portal for you at: http://www.volt.com/nwcreativejobs / You can also follow us on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/designthruVolt Start here to see much more: http://volt.com/social Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance. Volt is a publicly owned Corporation with shares trading on the over-the-counter market: http://www.otcmarkets.com under the trading symbol "VISI". To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Location: Redmond, WA Type: CONTRACT Duration: 180 - 365 Days Pay Rate: DOE Contact: Volt Technical and Creative Communication Volt Workforce Solutions 11601 Willows Rd., NE, Ste. 200 Redmond, WA 98052 PH: 425/702-9000 FX: 425/702-0415 Keywords: Creative
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