Senior Character Artist – Blackpool, UK

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Senior Character Artist

Airship Images – Blackpool, UK

Remote Start (Split Remote Working Available)

This is your chance to work for a studio who’ve worked on a number of critically-acclaimed AAA games. Airship Images have brought together some of the most experienced and talented developers, with a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience.

Due to continued success, they are now looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Character Artist, who will be responsible for the creation of dynamic characters that will realise the game's vision. Your technical and practical abilities will be well developed, and you’ll be able to grasp new concepts and programs quickly, as well as participating in R&D of new techniques to implement into the production pipeline.

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Character modelling, sculpting, UV mapping, texture creation, and engine implementation
  • Collaborating with the art leadership team to realise the game's vision within design, technical, and time requirements
  • Communicating actively with the concept art and rigging departments to ensure characters look their best in-game
  • Inspiring other team members by being a positive force through both communication and execution

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • 4+ years of experience in game development as a Character Artist
  • 1+ shipped project as a credited Character Artist
  • Exceptional hard surface modelling skills, and a keen interest for design functionality
  • Proven experience with current generation PBR texturing workflows
  • Deep understanding of real time constraints such as topology, efficient UV layout, and limited shaders
  • An eye for character design through the lens of shape language, silhouette, proportions, value, and colour
  • Mastery of industry-standard real-time workflows using Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Photoshop

Want to learn more about this exciting position or the studio in question?

Get in touch with me for a confidential chat!

Email daniel@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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