Senior Character Artist

Well Known Studio - Brand New IP - Experience in 3DS Max/Maya

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Our client in the gaming industry is looking for a full-time Senior Character Artist for a new James Bond video game. The role can be undertaken in one of three locations - Barcelona, Malmö or Copenhagen - and it comes with an attractive benefits package. 

As an integral part of the team, you will collaborate with directors, leads and other team members to achieve the creative vision of the project at the highest level of design. You will be involved in the initial design of graphics and technical considerations of implementation. 

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

  • Collaborate with key team members in the creation of in-game characters 
  • Own parts of the pipeline such as shading, texturing, modelling, marvellous/substance painter or designer 
  • Produce character art, assemble the characters inside the game and lay out the technical set-up for them 
  • Work with multiple disciplines to ensure outstanding character art properly fits the game design requirements. 

To apply, you will need to be a character artist with experience in working on at least two AAA titles in multiple stages of production. You will also need the following: 

  • The ability to create impressive and realistic-looking game character art and work solution-oriented 
  • In-depth knowledge and proven experience working with (for example) 3D Max and Maya for building game characters and 3D sculpting applications such as ZBrush 
  • Experience with texturing tools such as substance painter and designer 
  • Knowledge of rigging principles and technical constraints of characters. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Senior Character Artist position, so please contact Eleanor at Skillsearch today for full details at 


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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.

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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Art Consultant Eleanor Widdowson

Our Art Resourcer, Eleanor is on hand to help candidates with expertise in all areas of game art from Character Artists to Environment Artists, UI Artists, Technical Artists and everything in between. Get in touch with Eleanor to find out about the latest game art opportunities today – and if you’re a Shrek fan, don’t forget to ask her to do her “do the roar” impression for you while you’ve got her on the phone...

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