Lead Character Artist

AAA Studio – PC & Console Titles – Award-Winning Games

Location
Leamington Spa
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Lead Character Artist in Leamington Spa

We’re looking for a talented Character Artist to take on a Lead position at a hugely successful studio working alongside an award-winning team… think you could be up for it? Read on for details.

As a Lead Character Artist at this studio in Leamington Spa, you will be overseeing and managing the character art team alongside the Art Director and Art Manager. Experience in the technical aspects of character art is essential and you must be passionate about games in general.

This studio creates AAA PC and console RPG games and delivers them to a global audience. With several award-winning and critically acclaimed titles under their belt, they’re a great team to get involved with. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy private healthcare, free food and drink onsite, loads of social events, a gym membership, video games library, flexible working hours and loads more.

Lead Character Artist responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate the character art team to maintain visual quality
  • Manage character team through check-ups, setting objectives, wellbeing, and support
  • Act as a point of contact for your team
  • Push visual quality with other lead artists

Essential requirements for this role in Leamington Spa:

  • Have worked on several AAA shipped games
  • Experience of seeing production from initial phase to delivery
  • Strong understanding of the technical aspects of character creation
  • Strong understanding of current generation production workflows
  • Knowledge of human anatomy, proportions, characterisation, etc.
  • Excellent portfolio of past work
  • Knowledge of texture creation packages such as Substance Designer/Painter
  • Strong interest in games

It is important to note that this studio is working remotely throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, with a view to move everyone onsite once safe to do so.

Do you think you could be a good fit for this role? If so, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Contact Nicole on nh@skillsearch.com to discuss the role and have your application considered. Alternatively, apply online using the form below now.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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A little bit about the city: Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa has been voted multiple times as one of the happiest places in the country to live. The city has a diverse culture with charming architecture, beautiful parks and gardens and some of the country’s best spas! Gamers will love it here as Leamington Spa is known for being home to some incredible game producers, who have developed some very successful and world-famous titles. The city is very family friendly and offers some great education opportunities for those with little ones, with a range of grammar, private and state schools within close proximity of the city. As for public transport, Leamington Spa is perfect if you want to stay connected to major cities. Trains run into Birmingham every 15 minutes, taking only half an hour to arrive in the city.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

Reference: 11003

Company Benefits

cC Free drinks, fruit or food
eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care
gG Bonus/reward scheme
kK Team & company entertainment
mM Health & wellbeing
oO Childcare support
qQ Pension
rR Extra holiday

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VFX & Animation Consultant Nicole Harrison

Nicole works in our Games team as an art consultant, as well as specialising in finding the best candidates for creative studios in TV, Film, Advertising, Cinematics and more. Her competitive streak means she’ll do whatever it takes to get you your dream role! Having grown up in South Africa, Nicole has many a safari story, although she wasn’t allowed to bring back a pet elephant, so she’s settled for her pet ducks, Cheese & Quackers! 

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