Senior 3D Character Artist

Sci-fi Realism - AAA Project - UE5

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Do you have gaming character design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Shanghai? Skillsearch is looking for a full-time Senior 3D Character Artist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a flexible Senior Character Artist, you will work closely with global studios and the company's internal team, completing various character development and production-related work independently and improving product quality. 

In your first few weeks in this character artist lead role, you can expect to: 

  • Collaborate with art directors, animators, concept artists, VFX artists and game designers to deliver well according to production schedules approved by management 
  • Create quality character models from original drawings in both realistic and hand-drawn styles 
  • Support the concept team to effectively validate pre-design work 
  • Proactively seek feedback and share your experience and knowledge freely. 

To apply, you will need relevant experience, specifically: 

  • Proficiency in creating high-quality character models using mainstream software such as 3DsMAX, Zbrush, Maya, Substance Painter, Photoshop, etc 
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of human form, anatomy and musculature 
  • Familiarity with skinning, weighting and other related technical processes is required in animation. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

We'd love you to apply for this Senior 3D Character Artist position in Shanghai, so please contact Skillsearch 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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