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Lead Character Artist – Mobile Games – Berlin

Location: Berlin, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25728 Posted: 5 months ago

Project: Mobile Games

OPM’s client is looking for someone who will join their talented team to work with them on there new mobile first IP, a 3rd person PvE-based co-op shooter for hardcore players packed with innovation.

The successful candidate will be someone loves evoking emotions with your brush strokes and bringing alive characters, human or beast, realistic or stylized. Your primary duties, under the direction of the art director, are in leading the character art team in delivering breath-taking characters that wow our client’s audience!



  • Strong experience with shipped game title
  • Strong work ethic and leading by example
  • Self-motivated in looking for opportunities to make improvements
  • Ability to work within deadlines and display strong time management skills
  • Excellent communication and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Superior eye for light, shade, colour, and detail
  • Excellent understanding of anatomy, weight and silhouette and ability to stylize these
  • Excellent understanding of state-of-the-art pipelines and workflows
  • Strong technical modelling skills, including clean mesh, UVs, and scene & file organization
  • Proficiency in painting textures, creating shaders for real-time rendered characters
  • Expert knowledge of Z-Brush, Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, Photoshop, and Substance Suite or equivalent
  • Experience with Marvellous designer or other tools for generating realistic clothing



  • Collaborating with the Art Director in setting the visual style and quality bar for our client’s characters
  • Creating AAA quality game characters from start to finish
  • Collaborating with character and concept artists in iterating all aspects of our client’s character designs
  • Driving character creation pipeline development and documentation
  • Ensuring all characters satisfy technical engine and animation requirements
  • Leading efforts to optimize art assets for performance and memory usage
  • Collaborating with producers to manage and schedule the character art team’s workload
  • Managing communication with and delivering feedback to outsourcing partners
  • Managing, coaching, and mentoring the character artists on a disciplinary and people level
  • Providing clear, concise, consistent, and timely visual direction, guidance and 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, Mobile, Senior Artist

Tags: Character Art , Mobile , Senior Artist Categories: Art , Creative


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