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Character Artist


Aardvark Swift


Cambridge, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation



Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


A great opportunity to join a growing studio in the heart of Cambridge has just opened up! This studio is world-renowned, with a catalogue of exciting titles enjoyed by millions!

They are seeking an experienced Character Artist to build the cast for their next generation of games - That means YOU! You'll get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality games.

You'll be responsible for...

  • Creating high-fidelity in-game characters using Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop and Substance
  • Understanding the character being created; their narrative, motivations and gameplay potential
  • Collaborating with fellow Character Artists to maintain the highest quality throughout development; on budget, on time and in the style

Essential skills required are: 

  • Exceptional level of high-polygon character modelling in ZBrush or Mudbox (ZBrush preferred)
  • Extensive knowledge of 3D packages such as Maya, 3ds Max (Maya preferred)
  • Proven ability across all aspect of character modelling, including anatomical, cloth and hard-surface modelling
  • Excellent Photoshop and Substance Painter texturing skills, targeting physically based rendering
  • Familiarity with the entire real-time character creation pipeline: high-poly sculpting, retopology, UV mapping, texture baking, texture creation, setting up and exporting to game
  • Experience with PBR and real-time engines

On to the desirable requirements! An Art degree or relevant game art course, as well as an ability to work across a breadth of art styles, from high-detail realism to cartoon stylisation.

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