Character Art Lead – External Team – Sweden – AAA Games

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24828 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games

Our client is seeking a Lead Character Artist to be responsible for the creation and quality as well as planning and prioritization of the outsourced characters.


  • Extensive experience working as a 3D artist in the games industry
  • Experience on a minimum of 2 shipped AAA games
  • Excellent sense of scale and anatomy, scale, proportions, materials, color and light
  • Fluent in English with superb communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong articulate asset creation process and provide the right critical feedback
  • Strong experience and knowledge working with shaders, pipeline and PBR
  • Knowledge and understanding in both technical setups and mechanical functions
  • Demonstrable knowledge of asset creation, in-game model, UV layout, LODs, Collision
  • Excellent understanding of real-time graphics with proven experience in creating realistic looking characters


  • Quality assurance and feedback to external vendors
  • Collaborate with Internal art leadership and experts to establish technical and quality goals
  • Build and maintain a library of brief
  • Use latest industry software to review incoming art assets through production
  • Offer detailed feedback as well as paint overs with note
  • Implementation


  • Solid experience working with outsource teams and mentoring artist through daily feedback and documentations.
  • Expertise in game production and have a proven ability to problem-solve, schedule and monitor tasks
  • Great artistic skill set, a good sense of scale and proportions, materials, color and light
  • Familiar with project management software, e.g. Jira, Confluence and Shotgun
  • Great with time estimations, assessments, and prioritizing
  • Knowledgeable with Maya, Z-brush, and Photoshop
  • Photogrammetry experience
  • Strong knowledge in Substance designer and Painter
  • Great understanding of customization
  • Familiarity working with Unreal, Unity or similar game engine
  • Capability to work in a team, communicate well and being proactive
  • Structured and technical with experience in outsource management

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!


Tagged as: AAA, Character Art, Swedish

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Tags: AAA , Character Art , Swedish Categories: Art , Creative


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