Temporary Character Art External Coordinator - Treyarch
Santa Monica California 90405 United States of America
16 days ago
Job Title:Temporary Character Art External Coordinator - Treyarch
Founded in 1996, Treyarch is an award-winning videogame studio, driven to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. It is an approach that has helped make the studio behind the Black Ops series an industry-leading developer. Call of Duty®: Black Ops , Call of Duty®: Black Ops II , Call of Duty®: Black Ops III and the studio’s most recent release, Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 , have all gone on to break industry records. Additionally, Treyarch is the birthplace of fan favorite, Call of Duty ’s Zombies.
Working at Treyarch means having the opportunity to work on some of the biggest videogames in the industry, all within a culture that values individual talent and the teams that bring games to life. We provide our teams with the cutting-edge development tools needed to make their most ambitious plans a reality, allowing for rapid iteration and the ability to create the kinds of memorable gameplay moments that are ultimately shared by millions of fans around the world. We also embrace challenges, knowing that together, we can overcome anything…and hopefully inspire a few new game developers along the way.
Treyarch is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.treyarch.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/treyarch, and @treyarch on Twitter.
Treyarch is looking for a Character Art External Coordinator to help us develop our next AAA title. As a coordinator, you will interact directly with some of the best talent in our industry, helping to create the characters seen by fans all over the world. This is an opportunity to learn how characters for some of the biggest titles in games are created.
The ideal candidate should have a background in 3D modeling and texturing, preferably with some amount of character modeling experience, with experience in both high and low polygon techniques, have a passion for creating high quality models, and is extremely organized and has strong communication skills. Experience with 2D concept is a plus as well.
What you will be doing
- You will be hands on with art assets, becoming familiar with Treyarch’s pipelines and methods for creating outstanding art, from concept to final game character
- Work directly with the department Lead and Senior Artists as well as the outsourcing manager
- Assist artists in assembling assets needed to send to outsource studios
- Maintain the latest build of the game for testing models, coordinate with Seniors and outsourcing studios for feedback
- Detail oriented and very organized with excellent communication skills
- Education focused on 3D art, degree in art production a big plus
- 1-3 years 3D modeling experience in the game industry a plus
- Interest and experience in character art a big plus.
- Experience with Maya, ZBrush, and Substance Painter a plus
- Shotgun experience a plus
- A positive attitude and ability to work on a multi-discipline team
This is a contingent worker position and will be staffed through Volt, a staffing and workforce management company.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty ®, World of Warcraft® , Overwatch ®, Diablo ®, Candy Crush ™ and Bubble Witch ™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Treyarch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.