Senior Character Artist

BAFTA Award Winning Team - Indie-feel - Well Known IP

Glasgow City
Job Type
8 days ago

Do you have graphic design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Glasgow? Skillsearch is helping a BAFTA Award-winning team find a Senior Character Artist, and the role comes with a salary of up to £45,000 and a great benefits package. 

As a Senior Character Artist, you will sculpt and model humans, creatures and clothing in a realistic visual style. You will also apply for retopology for real-time implementation, with an efficient UV layout, and implement characters in-engine alongside the technical animators. 

In your first week in this Senior Character Artist role, these are the tasks you can expect to tackle: 

  • Texturing for realistic skin and fabrics, as well as more abstract horror surfaces 
  • Retopology for real-time implementation, with efficient UV layout 
  • Creating hair cards and hair grooms, implementing in Unreal Engine 5 
  • Implementing characters in-engine alongside the technical animators. 

To apply for this Senior Character Artist role, you will need 3+ years of professional experience in video game development, preferably with at least one shipped title on PC or Console. You will also require the following: 

  • A portfolio consisting of high-quality character work that demonstrates your understanding of character and creature design and shows a passion for quality 
  • Excellent skills in ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Blender/3DS Max/Maya 
  • Skill bringing unique characters based on existing concept art to life, with working knowledge of character pipelines in Unreal Engine 
  • Excellent attention to detail, and a good understanding of human and imagined anatomy. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous benefits package, including a salary of £45,000, flexible and hybrid-working hours, generous annual leave, annual discretionary bonus, gym membership, life insurance and fully stocked kitchen. 

If this full-time Senior Character Artist job in Glasgow motivates and inspires you, please contact Jay 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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