Skip to main content

Principal Character Artist – AAA Games – Amsterdam, Netherlands

This vacancy is offering a work-from-home in Edinburgh with VISA and relocation support. To work in-house in the future.

Project: AAA Games

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

The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with peers in other teams, as well as external partners, this international team of creative problem solvers produces a large variety of content while retaining a tight-knit culture.


  • Strong experience in a supervisory role as a Character Artist
  • Have experience in all game development cycles (pre-production, production, post-production), and have shipped at least 1 AAA game
  • Have mastered your craft, from modelling, to surfacing, to rendering and articulation:
  • Anatomy
  • Colour theory, values, form, shape language and silhouette
  • Modelling for articulation, and deformation
  • Texturing and Surfacing, both from an artistic and technical POV
  • Are versatile, and can apply your skills to a variety of styles – real or expressive, hard-surface or organic
  • Can take, understand and apply art direction, and are comfortable with constructive criticism and feedback
  • Are adept at setting and communicating quality standards within your team, as well as with freelancers and external partners
  • Have an innovative mindset, and take initiative in improving pipelines and processes
  • Have a track record of successful collaboration
  • Have great written and verbal communication skills



  • Collaborate with artists, designers and engineers to concept and create exciting characters in a variety of styles
  • Supervise and inspire your team members and external partners by actively mentoring and training them, both creatively and technically
  • Set quality standards and ensure that those standards are maintained by conducting regular asset reviews &nbsp
  • Work closely with your peers in Art Direction and other Art disciplines to ensure stylistically consistent, world-class output

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!

Principal Character Artist – AAA Games – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Full time

Published on 11/12/2021

Share this job now