Character Artist



Do you have a passion for building photo-realistic characters for VFX and Gaming?  Radical Convergence is looking to expand our studio team and searching for Character Artist with a broad background to create highly detailed characters with realistic textures and experience with modeling, sculpting, texturing, and shading. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong grasp of photo-realism and can nail realistic, high quality models and textures for everything from compelling human faces to costumes to gear.


We're looking forward to seeing your resume if this sounds like you.



  • 3+ years’ experience as a 3D character artist (relevant portfolio experience is acceptable).

  • Create believable and detailed 3D character models with highly realistic textures 

  • Use exceptional modeling and texturing ability to create living, breathing characters with personality.

  • Strong aesthetic appreciation for scale, composition, proportion, mass and volume, light, lighting and color, and surface properties.

  • Excellent understanding of human anatomy, particularly facial features, with supporting character and costume designs across multiple styles.

  • An understanding of lighting and rendering in Arnold for Maya.

  • Mastery of standard art packages such as Maya, Substance, and Zbrush.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with project management and creative leads to determine best approach to achieve the desired goal.

  • Excellent organization skills to create assets in a manner that is accessed and easily modified by others and track progress / status.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under high pressure with short deadlines.

  • ​Collaborative mindset to work closely with others to achieve the highest caliber of work and comfortable having work critiqued by colleagues.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with a variety of relevant techniques (including facial blendshapes and correctives, pose space deformation shapes, animated wrinkles and normal maps, hair and fur, body kits and accessories).

  • Experience applying tools (i.e. XGen) for hair grooming and building convincing 3D hair

  • Experience with Marvelous Designer to create clothing accessories for 3D characters.

Radical Convergence Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.


About Radical Convergence

Radical Convergence is a fast-paced start up looking to disrupt, transform, and innovate on behalf of our clients. We are inventors, technologists, artisans, problem solvers, and collaborators. We have an amazing team and we want to add a few talented revolutionaries who want to make a difference solving big problems and contributing to impactful and meaningful work. We would love to hear from you!

Flexible Work Schedule and Location

Employee Perks like Mid Day and Late Night Munchies

Unlimited Vacation to relax and recharge

Diverse tight knit team tackling hard problems

Company Paid Health, Vision, and   Dental for Family

Competitive Salary, Bonuses,  and 401k Matching


Tel: 571.932.3027

1760 Reston Parkway, Suite 207

Reston, VA 20190

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