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Principal Character Artist AAA Games London – REF 2677

We are working with a leading AAA console game whose studio culture is rooted in an open, friendly, and collaborative environment. They are now looking for a talented Principal Character Artist to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Work with the Lead Character Artist and Art Director to create high-quality assets in keeping with the project’s vision
  • Be responsible for creating high-quality characters and creatures varying in scale and complexity
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary areas to ensure that characters look great and function well
  • Help define pipelines and workflows
  • Coach and mentor junior-level members of the Art team
  • Model characters using reference photographs and concept art materials
  • Identity, anticipate and troubleshoot assets errors and action creative feedback

Who you are:

  • An impressive Up-to-date portfolio with recent examples of hard surface characters e.g., robots or Mechas
  • Expert level experience with PBR workflows
  • Strong sense of silhouette, form, and proportion
  • Knowledge and understanding of real-world human and animal anatomy
  • Understanding of mesh topology best practises for animation purposes
  • Proven ability in optimised 3D asset creation, including LOD generation
  • Proficiency with sculpting and modelling tools such as Zbrush, Mudbox, 3D studio Max or Maya
  • Worked with industry tracking software e.g., Jira
  • Experience working with photoshop and Substance Painter
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills


  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits including private medical and dental cover
  • Generous bonus and reward schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Excellent additional perks including discounts, car leasing schemes etc


To apply please forward your CV to quoting the reference number 2677.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Principal Character Artist AAA Games London – REF 2677

London, UK
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 01/12/2023

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