Lead/Principal Character Artist

Console Games – Award-Winning Studio – Unique VR Projects

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Lead/Principal Character Artist in Farnborough

If you are an experienced Game Artist, specialising in Character Art, and you are looking for an opportunity to join a unique, award-winning studio that creates exciting VR games… this role could be perfect for you! Read on for details…

As a Lead/Principal Character Artist at this studio in Farnborough, you will be working on leading the character art direction on some exciting new VR titles. Alongside managing the Character Art team, you will be responsible for taking 2D designs to stunning game ready assets, using Unreal engine.

This award-winning studio is dedicated to creating high-end games and experiences through their team of industry pioneers. As a part of the team you will get to enjoy a generous holiday allowance, duvet days, flexible core hours, shares options, loads of social events, free drinks and snacks onsite, and a ton more!

Lead/Principal Character Artist responsibilities:

  • Manage the Character Art Team
  • Take on all Character Art responsibility across several titles
  • Take designs from 2D to game ready assets
  • Work in Unreal Engine

Essential requirements for this role in Farnborough:

  • Passionate about VR gaming
  • Significant prior game development experience
  • Have worked on one or more published game in a Principal or Lead Character Artist role
  • Skilled in Zbrush, Maya, and PBR
  • Strong understanding of console and VR workflows

Do you think you could be the perfect fit for this role? If so, get in touch today! Contact Georgia on gj@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity, or apply online through the form below now.

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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.

A little bit about the town: Farnborough

Farnborough is known for its history in the aviation industry, with a recent revamp of the town centre taking place in recent years, making the area significantly more appealing to residents and visitors alike. There are weekly markets held in the town square as well as weekly car boot sales, which are a great way to get involved in and get to know the local community. One thing Farnborough is famous for is their week-long international air show – combining a trade exhibition for the aerospace industry with an impressive air show. This town is perfect for travel into London with a direct train to London Waterloo taking only 34 minutes.

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.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

Reference: 11014

Company Benefits

cC Free drinks, fruit or food
eE Flexible working
iI Stock options
kK Team & company entertainment
qQ Pension
rR Extra holiday

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Ellie specialises in Art in our games team and is another one of our team’s Star Wars lovers, even confessing her favourite animal to be Baby Yoda! Having recently moved to Brighton from The Alps, her pastimes have shifted significantly from snowboarding in the mountains to Brighton beach trips where you’ll find her on the pier having her fortune told by the Zoltar machine. Ellie also serves as our in-house fortune teller thanks to her palm reading skills... Is there a career change in your future?

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