TiMi NA-Principle/Senior Rigger

  • Tencent
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 17, 2022

Job Description

Award-winning TiMi Studio Group seeks a Character Artist to develop a AAA, open-world game based on a new IP. The project will be released on multiple platforms, with an objective to reach a global audience. As a Character Artist, you will create high-quality characters based on our unique artistic direction. Every character you produce will contribute to building a living, dynamic and engaging world.

TiMi Montreal is a new studio within TiMi Studio Group, a subsidiary of Tencent Games. We are passionate about creating compelling worlds for players to explore for years to come. Are you someone who loves participating in building new worlds, understands what captivates audiences, and cares deeply about gaming as a medium? Are you ready to channel your passion and energy into creating expansive open world games for global audiences? Then, come join us in our ambitious endeavor.

What will you do?

You will participate in bringing a unique cast of characters to life. You will work with art direction to define our character art style, using different proportions, silhouettes and shading techniques. You will collaborate with animators to create characters that players can interact with in a memorable way.

Create high-quality 3D models / textures for characters and creatures
Integrate characters in-engine following technical requirements (polycount, etc.)
Validate characters respect in-game lighting and shading requirements
Collaborate with animators and technical animators to provide them with animatable elements
Develop character art pipeline and rendering improvements
Optimize character models based on engine constraints

What we are looking for:

Expert knowledge of character creation tools (ZBrush, Substance Painter, 3DSMax, Maya, Photoshop, Marevelous Designer, etc.)
Strong portfolio showcasing modeling, texturing and rendering skills
Good understanding of real-time rendering concepts (shaders, polycount, PBR, etc.)
Strong high & low resolution character modeling
Good understanding of human anatomy
Knowledge of movie and games industry
Experience with Unreal Engine is a plus
Experience in professional AAA game development experience preferred

What is in it for you?

Create new worlds for players to explore, experience and enjoy: At TiMi Montreal, we see everyone as a game developer. Join a team of industry veterans to create engaging and innovative experiences that players will enjoy for years to come. Share your passion, your ideas and take initiative to increase our product's quality.

Deliver AAA multi-platform games with ample resources and support: TiMi is dedicated to bringing incredible game experiences to players. As one of the most successful studios in the world, TiMi has what it takes to produce a AAA game. We wish to empower all game developers to reach their full potential.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals.