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Senior Character Artist – AAA Games – London, UK

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24026 Posted: 8 months ago

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

Our client is looking for a Senior Character Artist to join their team in London building a new and highly ambitious online shooter. They are looking to grow a relatively small, tight-knit team, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools. 

As a Senior Character artist you will utilize your passion, creativity, and technical acumen to create and breathe life into characters. Experience developing character-driven games is a must.

Your tasks:

  • Character modeling, sculpting, UV mapping, texture creation and engine implementation
  • Collaborate with the art leadership to realize our vision within design, technical and time requirements
  • Communicate actively with the concept art and rigging departments to ensure characters look their best in game
  • Inspire other team members by being a positive force through both communication and execution

Your Profile:

  • Extensive experience in game development as a character artist and at least 1 shipped project as a credited character artist
  • Exceptional hard surface modeling skills and a keen interest for design functionality
  • Proven experience with current generation PBR texturing workflows
  • Deep understanding of real time constraints such as topology, efficient UV layout and limited shaders
  • An eye for character design through the lens of shape language, silhouette, proportions, value and color
  • Proven artistic skills including an understanding of anatomy, sculpting and texturing
  • Mastery of industry standard real time workflows using Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter and Photoshop
  • Strong communications skills and ability to both give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
  • Solid time management skills
  • A passion for games and game development
  • A love for science fiction throughout various media

Desirable experience: 

  • Experience with working in Unreal Engine 4
  • Knowledge of Marvelous Designer
  • Interest in creating character weapons

Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative

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Mitchell Gibson

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