Senior Character Artist – London, UK

Job Description

Senior Character Artist

CCP London – London, UK

As the new Senior Character Artist for CCP London, you will help to build a pioneering mobile MMO with an engaging and enduring online world. This role offers the unique opportunity of developing a highly anticipated title for one of the most passionate gaming communities.

As an experienced Character Artist, you’ll be responsible for creating many of the props and characters required. As the ideal candidate, you should be able to demonstrate an eye for detail, and have a strong understanding of visual and design principles. Alongside your strong game production and implementation experience, you should have excellent teamwork, organisation, and communication skills also!

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Character modeling, sculpting, UV mapping, texture creation, and engine implementation
  • Collaborating with the art leadership 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:

  • 5+ years of experience in game development as a Character Artist
  • 1+ shipped project as a credited Character Artist
  • Exceptional hard surface modeling 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 color
  • Proven artistic skills, including an understanding of anatomy, sculpting, and texturing
  • Mastery of industry standard real time workflows using Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Photoshop
  • Strong communications skills and an ability to both give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
  • A passion for games and game development
  • A love for Science Fiction throughout various media

The following will get you BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience with working in Unreal Engine 4
  • Knowledge of Marvelous Designer
  • Interest in creating character weapons

What the studio can offer you in return:

  • An inspiring challenge of working on pioneering projects with great coworkers
  • An opportunity to learn and grow within an international company
  • A multicultural work environment that encourages growth, creativity, and innovation
  • Free lunches, drinks, and snacks
  • Flexible work hours 
  • Life insurance 
  • Private medical and dental insurance 
  • Annual transportation and fitness grant
  • Annual sports grant 

Interested in learning more about this role? Get in touch!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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