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Senior Character Artist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • At least 5+ years of experience in a senior artist role
  • Small team management experience
  • Skilled in every aspect of character creation, using Zbrush and Maya/Max
  • Strong technical skills with experience in real-time character pipelines and efficient management of UVs and texture memory
  • Thorough understanding of rigging and articulation, including how topology influences deformation
  • Self-aware, life learner, always keeping up with the latest technology, workflow tips and tools
  • Can work to specification and to schedule, in an existing pipeline, and equally work with minimal instruction if needed
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy
  • Passion for video games (not just ours!)
  • Mentor and manage a small group of artists
  • Work closely with other artists and team members to create the most astonishingly lifelike basketball players ever seen in a video game
  • Build a variety of costumes, accessories, and hairstyles that enable players to customize and create their own one-of-a-kind celebrity NBA player
  • Sculpt, model, UV, texture, and create materials for AAA quality, photo-realistic characters and clothing
  • Surface and author materials in a PBR workflow
  • Work closely with Art leadership to achieve amazing standards
  • Learn from and grow with some of the top talent in the industry
Desired Qualifications
  • Rigging and animation knowledge/skills
  • Python/Mel Scripting
  • A love for basketball

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports-based game development studio
Company Overview
2K’s mission is to enable all gamers to build, connect, escape and dream big with their wide array of interactive entertainment for video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. The company is committed to maintaining and developing some of the most creative, respective and premium games in today’s gaming market.
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Life and Disability Benefits
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous Compassionate Leave
  • Companywide End of Year Break
Company Core Values
  • Come As You Are
  • Give A ****
  • Treat Our People and Partners the Way We Want To Be Treated
  • Stay Hungry, Be Humble
  • Be Nimble, Pivot Quickly
  • Give and Act Generously