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Job: Senior Character Artist

We’re looking for an exceptionally skilled and seasoned Senior Character Artist to join us in our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney to work on our amazing slate of projects, including a high profile children’s tv show for a major network.

Long contract offered to the right person.
Start ASAP

Responsibilities:

  • Use artistic and technical skills to work on Characters and Assets
  • Create photo-realistic as well as stylized characters, other organic matter and also hard surface assets
  • Assist in defining the overall look and feel of a wide variety of characters and props
  • Show initiative, push ideas and innovate within your duties
  • Be aware of project/task schedules and be capable of delivering work to deadlines
  • Guide and mentor less experienced artists
  • Use Shotgun
  • Engage with our Asset Head of Department, Creative Director, Art Director and Producers

Job requirements:

  • 8yrs+ experience working on feature films, episodic tv shows and/or AAA+ game cinematics
  • Extensive experience working with modeling/sculpting tools to achieve photorealistic as well as stylized characters, other organic matter and also hard surface assets
  • Excellent eye for form, shape language, and PBR materials
  • Strong sense of design as well as the ability to execute high-quality art
  • Expert using Z-Brush, Substance Designer, Photoshop, Mari, 3DSMax or Maya
  • Ability to take direction and work well within a team focused environment 
  • Very strong understanding of real world materials is essential and must be demonstrated in your portfolio/reel
  • Guide and mentor less experienced artists
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to evaluate time requirements
  • Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills

Pluses:

  • Experience leading a team 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Ability to light and render 3D objects in Redshift
  • A traditional arts background with emphasis on sculpting and/or photo-realistic work
  • TD skills

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, we’d love to hear from you. 

Those who have the right to work in Australia and can join us onsite at our studio will be shortlisted immediately and given preference.

Please submit your resume with link/s to your showreel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email using the relevant subject line:

Subject:  SNR CHAR ARTIST – [YOUR NAME]

Email to: recruitment@plasticwax.com

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date, and
  • where you saw this job post in the body of your email.

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist. 

No phone calls or agencies please.

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2019 Winner IGN Awards – Best Trailer of E3 
2019 Winner PromaxGAMES Awards – GOLD
2019 Winner PromaxGAMES Awards – SILVER
2019 Finalist PromaxGAMES Awards 

Come visit us at www.plasticwax.com.au

 

posted on 19 Jul 2019

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