Work for Youtooz

Character Artist

Vancouver, BC ∙ Full Time

Youtooz creates designer collectibles for the heroes and role models of the internet. Our mission is to bring personalities you love to watch online to real life. Put them on your desk at work, your shelf in your bedroom or your living room for everyone to see. Youtooz are incredibly personal to each creator and come with a variety of unique perks.

Character Artists at Youtooz will create the aesthetic and look of our product. They are responsible for taking a content creator and turning them into a 2D Concept that fits the brand’s aesthetic, guidelines, and accurately personifies the creator. They are also responsible for taking that 2D concept and turning it into a 3D representation that meets the technical requirements and the artistic vision established for the project.

Responsibilities

  • Research and capture a content creators personality, mood, content, community and other defining features into a 2D collectible content

  • For creators assigned to you, you are fully responsible for the design process from the initial concept to the finished product

  • Organize work internally in an easy to understand way

  • Meet design deadlines

  • Move fast on initial concepts and iterations afterward, effectively incorporating feedback and requests from internal stakeholders and content creators directly

  • Help improve our creative process

  • Interpret your initial 2D concept into all perspective views to prepare it for modeling

  • Implement your 2D concept into a 3D model ready for mass production

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in Concept Art / Drawing / Sketching / 3D / Character Modelling / Digital Sculpting

  • Experience with 3D Programs such as Maya and ZBrush

  • Experience with 2D Programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to effectively multitask, prioritize and problem solve

  • Strong understanding of color theory and color palette creation

  • Degree in Game Art / Game Design / 3D Modelling / Graphic Design / Illustration or

    Animation or other relevant areas of study and/or equivalent job experience 

  • Strong sense of perspective, silhouette, proportions, expression, anatomy, and scale

  • Excellent visual eye and attention to detail

Bonus Points

    • Graphic design experience

    • Experience with traditional art such as painting or sculpting

    • Experience with 3D printing