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Principal Character Artist Wanted AAA - Amsterdam Posted May 15
Interactive Selection , Netherlands (Amsterdam)
This AAA  studio in the heart of Amsterdam is looking for a principal character artist for their next gen titles.

You will:
Set high standards and maintain them
Mentor juniors and train as needed
Review assets
Work closely with the Art Directors and Lead Artists to ensure quality output and stylistically consistency.
5+ years games industry experience with principal character artist or lead character artist experience with at least one AAA title under your belt

Expert-level understanding of game character creation from production, from modeling, to surfacing, to rendering and articulation;

Understand surfacing and lighting, both from an artistic and technical POV, and know how to create truly believable materials; 
Appreciation of rigging and articulation, and can build characters for perfect deformation;
Master of anatomy, both form and motion;
Exceptional sculptor, who can work in any style – real or expressive, hard-surface or organic.
Know real-time computer graphics inside and out, and keep yourself at the cutting edge. You understand how to get the best from the hardware without compromising performance or stability;
Constantly striving to improve. You keep abreast of all the latest technology, workflow tips and tools;
Establish effective pipelines and processes
Have experience with freelancers and subcontractors.
Solid grasp of game design principles and an appreciation of how character art decisions can affect both playability and design production.
Great written and verbal communication skills, and time management

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