Senior/Lead Character Artist – Liverpool, UK

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Senior/Lead Character Artist

Firesprite – Liverpool, UK

This is an amazing opportunity to join a fledgling studio in the vibrant heart of Liverpool. Founded by a cult team of developers who have created an envious portfolio of titles across many different genres, this studio are looking to add new and exciting talent to their team – that could be YOU!

They are looking for an experienced Senior/Lead Character Artist with a proven ability to work from concept through to publish ready in-game assets, both in a realistic and stylistic design. You will get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality titles, on a game that is destined to be a hit!

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Create high quality models, textures, and materials for game-ready 3D characters
  • Work closely with the Art Director and concept team to conceptualise designs for the game characters
  • Produce assets from concept art and design briefs
  • Collaborate with animators and VFX artists to breathe life into characters
  • Assist in defining the character art pipeline
  • Deliver on the spec given by the Art Director by helping to set and maintain a high-quality bar for the projects character art

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Experience working in a Senior Character art role on at least one published AAA title (a strong non-senior candidate would be considered)
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating a strong capability of producing game ready character art
  • Strong core art skills with an advanced understanding of anatomy and proportion
  • Outstanding creativity and a desire to contribute ideas to the project
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya and Zbrush
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Skilled using the Substance tools
  • Capable with creating textures suitable for a PBR pipeline
  • Experience in creating both organic and hard surface assets
  • A strong knowledge of current game art pipelines and methodologies in terms of character art production
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • A passion and understanding of what makes AAA games great
  • Highly self-motivated and shows initiative
  • Avid and passionate gamer

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