Senior Character Artist

AAA VR Experiences - Remote Across Canada - Forefront of VR

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is helping a Vancouver-based Virtual Reality (VR) Game Studio find a Senior Character Artist. This is a full-time role, and it comes with a generous salary and benefits package. It is offered on a remote-working basis for candidates across Canada. 

As a Senior Character Artist, you will create detailed high-quality models, textures, and shaders for characters, creatures, costumes, and props for original and licenced IPs.  

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

  • Assist in the creation of character concepts; work with Concept Artists and 3D Artists to discuss style and technique to maintain visual consistency 
  • Collaborate with other departments such as animation and game design to ensure artwork fits within the vision for gameplay 
  • Conduct research for reference materials and tools, and actively participate in technical and artistic problem 
  • Work closely with animators and riggers to ensure models deform correctly and are functional. 

To apply for this Senior Character Artist role, you will need 3+ years of industry experience and at least one AAA shipped title. You will also require the following: 

  • An understanding of anatomy, proportions, functionality, and design 
  • Proficient skills in creating game-ready organic and hard surface geometry using high-poly to low-poly modelling and PBR surfacing techniques 
  • Proficiency in Maya, Zbrush, and Substance Painter. 

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

To apply for this remote full-time Senior Character Artist job, please contact Dan from Skillsearch at today. 

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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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Game Art Consultant - North America Daniel Everett

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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