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Senior Character Artist

Sector:
Type Permanent
Location:
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contact: Games Team
Contact Number: 0207 929 2999

Job Description

A well-established games studio with a key focus on narrative based experiences are seeking a talented Senior Character Artist. The ideal candidate needs to be able to create realistic, photo-real characters, ensuring that all artwork meets the art constraints of the game whilst observing any technical restrictions.

Required:
  • 5 years of experience as a character artist, working on at least one AAA title.
  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create photorealistic character models, both at high and low resolutions.
  • High level understanding and practical experience of highend character modelling, sculpting and PBR materials.
  • At least one complete example of a realtime realistic character, including fully realised skin, hair and cloth.
  • Some experience in a lead capacity would also be an advantage.
  • High level experience with Maya, ZBrush, Marvelous Designer, Substance Painter / Designer and Photoshop
  •  Indepth understanding of human and animal anatomy, including muscle positions (origin and insertion), bones and proportion.
  • Good understanding of game topology, including edge flow and correct mesh creation for animation.
  • Experience using the Unreal Engine would be an advantage, but not a necessity.
Responsibilities:
  • Highly accurate modelling with superb attention to detail.
  • Working closely with the art team to improve workflows and processes.
  • Good understanding of realtime hair creation and knowledge of skin shaders.
  • Taking ownership of larger art tasks and seeing them through to completion.
  • Using production design art packs and concept art to create highly detailed character models.
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as lighting and VFX artists, graphics programmers and level designers to create a AAA game experience.


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