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Senior Character Artist – Midlands (UK) – Permanent Contract – AAA Action RPG Game

Location: Leamington Spa, Midlands, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Playground Games

Job Type: Permanent contract

Project: AAA standard video games


This British video games developer has been making award winning console games since 2010. We are now looking for a Senior Character Artist who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of characters needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.



  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your in-game 3d character art work to very high standards
  • At least 1 AAA title released as a 3D Character Artist
  • A strong understanding of technical considerations for character creation
  • Experience with the latest version of Zbrush or Mudbox
  • Good understanding of current generation production workflows in relation to character art production
  • Strong understanding of human anatomy and it’s proportions
  • Strong understanding of creating meshes with very clean topology for deformation
  • Good understanding of clothes creation software such as Marvellous Designer
  • Good knowledge of textures creation packages such as substance Designer and substance Painter



  • Creating 3D Characters to AAA standards
  • Pay close attention to materials, asset optimisation and the creation of meshes with clean and functional topology
  • Communicate with technical departments
  • Use industry standard software packages such as 3DSMax or Maya, Mudbox or ZBrush.
  • Use the best practices to suit animation and engine requirements.



  • Experience with cloth simulation setup
  • Experience with blendshape creation workflows



Tagged as: Character Art

Tags: Character Art Categories: Art , Creative


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