Senior Character Artist

AAA Studio - Console Games - Veteran Teams

Location
El Segundo
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£100,000+
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Senior Character Artist in Los Angeles

Are you an experienced Character Artist looking for a new exciting opportunity? Do you like the sound of joining a veteran team and creating impressive high-quality titles? If so, look no further...

As a Senior Character Artist at this studio in Los Angeles, you will be working on building impressive, high-quality characters and animals for their new and upcoming games. You will be working closely with art leads in order to ensure the assets produced are in line with the stylistic vision and mentoring junior team members of the team to encourage their skill development.

This studio is made up of people who have worked on some of the most famous and well-loved games of all time. They’re passionate about what they do, and only produce the highest quality experiences possible for their player base.

As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy medical support, continuous training and development, a dog-friendly office and full relocation support as well as many more perks.

Senior Character Artist responsibilities:

  • Create high quality characters and creatures through sculpting, modelling and more
  • Ensure the visual target is consistent in style and exceeds quality expectations
  • Take part in technical and aesthetic problem solving
  • Mentor junior members of the art team in order to enhance their career development

Key requirements for this role in Los Angeles:

  • Plenty of games industry experience
  • Skilled in Maya, Z-Brush, Marvelous Designer and Substance Designer
  • Strong high and low poly skills
  • Impressive portfolio showcasing a range of character and modelling skills
  • Experience of texture and shader creation in a PBR pipeline
  • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy
  • Foundations in traditional art
  • Experience of working with proprietary tools

Do you think you’re up for the challenge of this role? If so, get in touch today by contacting gj@skillsearch.com or applying below by submitting your CV in the form.

Tags: Game Artist, Senior Artist, Character Artist, Creature Artist, AAA, Console Games, Los Angeles, LA, California

A little bit about the city: LA

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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.

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Art Recruitment Consultant Ellie Algar

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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