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Lead Character Artist – Scotland – Permanent Contract – Video Games

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Everywhere Game

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA Open World Video Game

 

This studio is building a world class team of games developers to make a ground breaking open-world game! Rich and detailed characters are critical to their game, and this role involves working on all aspects of character design. You will have a large degree of creative autonomy, but will also need to work closely with technical artists and other teams to meet, and help define, strict technical requirements, to create a game experience that plays as good as it looks.

 

ABOUT:

You will be joining the studio at an exciting time, as they scale up to develop an ambitious and groundbreaking open-world game. The role brings with it great scope for career growth and the satisfaction of making a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Expert knowledge of character design, including 3D modelling and texturing, with an understanding of rigging and skinning.
  • Very strong artistic skills, with the ability to translate art direction into reality.
  • Extensive experience with 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or ZBrush, including having shipped at least one PC/console title
  • Strong understanding of human form and anatomy.
  • Strong communication skills, and comfortable working across multiple teams and managing staff.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing and mentoring other members of the character art team.
  • Deliver the wide range of high quality character art required by the game.
  • Work with game designers to understand the needs of the project, and with production to plan schedules.
  • Work closely with technical artists and animators to define requirements and understand technical limitations.

 

Looking to find out more? Call me today on +44 (0) 1206 214425.

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative

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