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Lead Character Artist – AAA Games– Lytham, UK

Our client is seeking for a talented Lead Character Artist to join their team

The successful candidate will be passionate about video games and be able to adapt and have fun in our clients fast-paced environment.


  • Solid experience as a Senior or Lead Character Artist
  • At least one AAA game shipped
  • Effective at managing people and tasks for teams up to 10 people in size
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Expert understanding of optimal asset construction and best practices
  • Expert knowledge of character asset creation and implementation pipelines
  • Understanding of industry-standard modelling and texturing software; Maya (preferred), 3ds Max, Blender, Substance Designer/Painter, and Photoshop
  • Expert, in-depth knowledge of human & creature anatomy
  • Ability to realize characters from concepts and art briefs and communicate to team members how to approach their construction
  • Excellent knowledge of PBR texturing workflow
  • Experience with production softwares; P4V, Shotgrid, Jira. Etc.
  • Experience with Realtime Game Engines (Unreal, Unity, etc.)


  • Involved with client meetings and facilitates communication / direction to in-house artists
  • Offers direction to character artists for visual and technical considerations
  • Maintains schedule in cooperation with production
  • Monitors quality across team to ensure consistent deliveries to client
  • Mentors artists in technical and artistic techniques
  • Troubleshooting problems and mentoring Junior artists
  • Provides leadership for artists across multiple projects

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

Lead Character Artist – AAA Games– Lytham, UK

Lytham, Lytham Saint Annes FY8, UK
Full time

Published on 05/31/2022

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