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Character Artist (Mobile Games)

Location: Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 01-04-2018
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Character Artist to work on exciting and innovative mobile games. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 50 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.
 
Responsibilities
  • Work with Art Director/Lead to establish and maintain games' overall look and feel
  • Be self-sufficient while working in a diverse, creative, and fast-paced environment
  • Create character/prop models, textures, and shaders for in-game and marketing use
  • Work closely with the animators/riggers to ensure models deform correctly and are functional
  • Proactive communication with different specialists: Art, Design, Engineering, and Production
  • Fill in the gaps between concept art and modeling
Requirements
  • Two year art degree
  • 3+ years of game industry experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of Photoshop and 3DSMax
  • Experience in high and low poly modeling and texturing
  • Strong UV layout skills
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
Preferences
  • Concept drawing ability
  • Technical art ability
  • Experience creating / manipulating complex character rigs
  • Experience creating / refining 3D model skin weights
  • Experience working on mobile projects
  • Experience with Unity
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salaries will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • This job is located in Round Rock, Texas
In lieu of art samples, please provide a portfolio link.
 
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About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality online and mobile games. KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Round Rock, Texas.Information about the company's games can be found at http://www.kingsisle.com/corporate/products.

KingsIsle, Wizard101 and Pirate101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment Inc.