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Lead Character Artist- Console/PC – Scotland

Location: Edinburgh, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25667 Posted: 5 months ago

Project: Console and PC Games

OPMs client is looking for an experienced Lead Character Artist, specialising in stylised character art, with a proven track record of delivering world-class games.

The successful candidate will join a team in Scotland working with a studio who work on AAA Games working with some leading veterans in the games industry. This Creative studio has an open and progressive methodology and dedicated to delivering games of the highest quality.



  • Solid experience in a similar position, with at least 1 shipped title under your belt
  • In-depth knowledge of character art principles
  • Expert knowledge of character creation software (e.g. Zbrush, Substance, Maya etc)
  • Hands on experience with Unreal Engine or other similar game engines (Unity etc)
  • Self-organised and interested in improving the character development process
  • Capable of meeting schedules and committing to delivery dates, as well as helping the team to achieve milestone goals
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to work cross departmentally to deliver remarkable character assets
  • A positive collaborative and professional working attitude
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal



  • Mentor a team of Character Artists and be accountable for delivering stunning stylised AAA characters for our world
  • Create industry leading stylised assets, setting the bar by providing benchmarks and leading by example
  • Manage external relationships, providing feedback to drive quality and maintain a consistent vision for our characters
  • Work with Technical Artists to create, improve, and maintain pipelines, shepherding assets efficiently through our development
  • Set budgets and document workflows, empowering other artists to deliver inspiring character assets
  • Work with Programmers, Technical Artists and Riggers to help implement and optimise impressive runtime assets.
  • Be a team player, open to taking and offering feedback

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

Tagged as: Character Art, Console, Lead Artist

Tags: Character Art , Console , Lead Artist Categories: Art , Creative


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