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Lead Character Artist AAA Console Games Studio UK Ref 2365

Our client who specialises in multi-player first person shooter games, is working on an exciting new project and looking to appoint a highly skilled Lead Character Artist to join them, to create and define the look of their characters, while maintaining their high quality standards.   The role is onsite in their studio in London.


  • Reports to the Art Director  
  • Working closely with the Creative Director
  • Mentor and lead the team
  • Maintain and drive the quality with the other lead artists
  • Liaise and collaborate with the Design Director, creating amazing characters



  • An experienced Lead Character Artist in the games industry, with at least 3 shipped titles
  • Team management experience
  • Real-time shader experience
  • PBR workflow
  • Hard surface and organic 3D modelling and texturing  
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical construction and functionality (gear, weapons & robotics)
  • Strong understanding of form, silhouette, shape, texture, colour and lighting
  • 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop
  • Character skinning/ rigging
  • Unreal 4
  • Marvelous Designer and Substance Painter is a bonus


Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV and your latest portfolio to quoting reference 2365.

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Lead Character Artist AAA Console Games Studio UK Ref 2365

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 10/03/2022

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