Senior Character Artist

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Senior Character Artist

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story.  Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios.  We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling.  If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside artists, designers, and writers to create industry-leading characters and creatures for BioWare
  • Work with external development teams to ensure a high-quality standard of 3D art
  • Iterate and provide feedback on character and creature workflows and tools to maximize efficiency for the project

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in the industry
  • Advanced skills in Maya, ZBrush, Substance Designer, Photoshop
  • Experience working closely with external art vendors
  • Solid understanding of character and creature anatomy
  • A degree in Fine Arts, Animation, Graphic Design, or related diploma
  • Experience leading a small or medium team is a plus

Portfolio:

  • All submissions must include a strong portfolio showing personal and/or professional artwork

The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More about our locations: 

https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/edmonton

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

To apply for this job please visit www.bioware.com.

Craig is the creator of Alberta Makes Games.
He created the Calgary Game Developers meetup group in 2013 and is a director for both Calgary Game Developers Association and Interactive Arts Alberta.
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