Lead Character Artist

Fully Remote – AAA – Strategic Shooter

Job Type
Salary on application
22 days ago

Do you have Lead Character Artist experience, and are you seeking a new job? Skillsearch is looking for a Lead Character Artist to inspire and mentor a hugely motivated character art team currently working on an unannounced, co-op strategic shooter project. The remote role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Character Artist, you will play a key role in producing high-quality character models for the project and ensure that the integration of the work is in line with the technical constraints and artistic direction. You will be working with an experienced team with a proven record of delivering quality products. 

In your first few weeks in this Lead Character Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Produce high-quality character models in their entirety respecting as closely as possible the concept art 
  • Become familiar with the character list and understand their actions and psychological aspects to create credible characters 
  • Create additional character assets such as hair, accessories, armour, weapons, etc 
  • Work with Outsource companies to provide asset packs and give detailed feedback on their work 
  • Provide primary models to technical animators so they can integrate them into the engine and test first gameplay intentions 

To apply for this Lead Character Artist role, you will need excellent knowledge of 3d software such as 3D Studio Max, Maya or Blender. You will also require: 

  • Demonstratable knowledge of the video game development process 
  • Experience in producing character art for at least one shipped title 
  • Experience using 3D sculpting packages such as Zbrush or Mudbox 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time remote Lead Character Artist job, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please contact Jay from Skillsearch at jrm@skillsearch.com today. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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.

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Jay McDougall

Recruitment Resourcer

Jay is a resourcer on our art team, working alongside Joe, although resourcing is not Jay’s only talent… He also DJs and runs Brighton’s biggest electronic dance music label, so when he’s not in the office you can catch him in shows across the city and making content for his YouTube channel! 

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