3D Character Render - Gaming Artist


Job Description

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Engineering Services Group, Engineering Services Group > Gaming Artist

Job Overview:
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age - and this is where you come in.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years’ experience modeling/texturing characters in Zbrush, Maya, Modo, or 3DS Max, for feature, commercial, VR experiences and/or video games on a shipped MMO, mobile, PC, or console game.
  • Solid understanding of character modeling in Zbrush and UV/ material application in Maya.
  • Solid understanding of anatomy for realistic humanoid characters and creatures.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical design and assemblies.
  • Solid grasp of edge loops and deformation standards.
  • Experience creating props and weapons.
  • Experience with Substance Painter or Quixel to create photo realistic PBR materials.
  • Strong ability to work independently and collaborate with multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to create art content that is performant for runtime and appropriate. for modern game hardware, mobile a plus,
  • Understanding of VR and AR mobile limitations and requirements.
  • Demo materials required & should include sample character production files (model, Photoshop comp, textures, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications
  • BFA or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Experience posing, rendering, and lighting photorealistic marketing materials from 3D character models.
  • Knowledge of Substance or Mari to create photo realistic textures and materials.
  • Experience working in feature, commercial, or video games as a character artist.
  • Experience editing scanned data and creating morph targets.
  • Experience editing fur and hair for real-time game engines.
  • Passionate character artist with contemporary workflows and processes.
  • Understanding of VR and AR mobile limitations and requirements.
  • Ability to create art content for modern game engines that is performant on mobile hardware.
  • Experience with materials and character setup within Unreal or Unity game engine.

Education Requirements

Preferred: A BFA or BA degree in art, design graphics, or have received equivalent on-the-job experience.


Character, Artist, Render, 3D, Model, Sculpt, LOD, AR, VR, XR, UV, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Unreal, Unity, UE4, Unreal Engine 4, Adobe, Photoshop, Zbrush, Substance, Painter, Quixel, Maya, Modo. 3DS Max.

Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies:Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers .