We are DICE Los Angeles
Our mission is to create world class entertainment and we work in a manner that is different from the rest of the industry. We believe that our games reflect the means by which they are produced. The ones that are crafted in an inspiring climate have qualities that resonate to gamers. At DICE LA, you will be empowered to have a creative stake in everything you do. We have a flat creative hierarchy where everyone is a game maker, no matter what they do. We also firmly believe that in order to achieve peak performance one must have a balance between work and personal life.

We want this to be the studio where you do the best work of your career.

We are seeking a Contract Character Artist who is passionate about creating high quality, realistic characters and is eager to join us in our drive to push quality to the next level for an unannounced AAA title.

 

Responsibilities:
As a Character Artist you will be responsible for:
Work task examples:
•    Sculpt high-resolution characters
•    Create clean game topology, UV’s and textures
•    Deliver feedback to outsourcing partners
•    Character renders for marketing
•    Reference photo shoots
•    Assist in character concept and design

Skills We Look For:
•    Excellent understanding of anatomy, weight and silhouette
•    Strong Maya or similar 3D modeling software
•    Expert sculpting skills: ZBrush or Mudbox
•    Experience with Marvelous designer
•    Experience with photogrammetry
•    Expert knowledge of PBR texture/material workflows
•    Understanding of rigging and skinning
•    Military gear & hardware knowledge a plus
•    Basic knowledge of optimization
•    Eye for lighting, shade, color and detail
•    Basic knowledge in photography
•    Game experience a plus
•    Life drawing a plus

 

Next Steps
As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test. Apply online with a combined resume and portfolio.