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Character Artist – Stylised Adventure Game, Montreal/Hybrid

Project: Console and PC Project

This successful independent video games developer has bought together a diverse team of daring creators, making unique experiences for its players through unique worlds. They are currently seeking an experienced Character Artist to join their passionate team.

Under the supervision of the Artistic Director, character artists work closely with creative and technical teams to drive the visual quality of the game and maintain a consistent character style. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest and skills in stylized character art, while having a proficiency and expertise in a wide range of other art styles.


  • College Diploma/Degree in graphic design, 3D, video game development or equivalent training.
  • Solid games industry experience with industry 3D packages, preferably 3DSMax & ZBrush.
  • Experience working on published AAA games is a strong advantage.
  • Expert knowledge of 3DSMax or similar software.
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Expert knowledge of ZBrush and Substance Painter.
  • Excellent knowledge of real-time modelling techniques (shaders, PBR, normal, displacement etc.)
  • Strong portfolio showing 3D art skills and demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity.
  • Strong high & low resolution modelling and texturing skills.
  • Familiarity with game development cycle.
  • Good understanding of human anatomy
  • Strong ability to translate 2D concept art into stylized 3D modelling


  • Create 3D character models and textures in accordance with the artistic direction, production deadlines and technical specifications.
  • Sculpt/model UV & texture and integrate both high & low polygon meshes.
  • Verify the quality of objects in the game, and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction.
  • Work with Technical Artists to maintain and improve Character Art pipeline
  • Monitor the quality of outsourced character assets to ensure technical and artistic integrity.
  • Provide proxy models for early game integration.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!

Character Artist – Stylised Adventure Game, Montreal/Hybrid

Montreal, QC
Full time

Published on 08/05/2022

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