We are looking for a Character Artist to work alongside our Animation Team, creative directors, designers & programmers to create awesome, highly memorable Characters! Reporting to the Creative Director, the role offers the potential for ownership & significant contribution. We are looking for someone who can own and drive the quality of characters in our upcoming titles, as well as significantly contribute to the style of the game.
Close collaboration with creative direction, animators & design
Create & maintain the artistic direction, mood & high quality of the characters
Establishing and owning the character art pipeline, including things like modular character setups.
High & low poly modelling with efficient mesh creation
Shader creation in Unreal Engine
Working with internal production & outsource providers for the delivery of Character Art
7+ years of proven AA/AAA track record in the games industry
Expert 3D modelling & texturing, organic & hard surface
Understanding on anatomy, proportions, mechanics & characterisation
Solid understanding of Character pipelines, memory management - especially within the Unreal Engine
Solid character design skills, with a keen interest in designing memorable characters
Even as an indie developer, we understand that the salary is what pays for the day-to-day and we're competitive on the AAA level.
Not all of us enjoy early mornings...
We believe the way to get the most and best out of people, is by trusting them and letting them have big ownership in how to achieve a shared vision.
With great power comes great responsibility. We're listing it as a perk, because that's the way we look at it.
5 week vacations, holidays, parental leave, free healthcare, free Swedish courses, free school, great childcare, etc.
Of course we'll cover the moving expenses and help set you up.
We encourage and support individual training in fields where people want to grow. For example by going to Unreal Game Fest.
We offer an excellent health care package in the private sector (on top of also having access to public health care).
Neon Giant is located in Uppsala; Sweden’s fourth biggest city and just 30min away from the capital. Uppsala has a very high standard of living and is able to provide both a lively city environment and nature with the City Park, the Botanical Gardens, a myriad of trails and walking paths as well as rivers. Uppsala has been a hotbed of scientific innovation for a long time and hosts one of the nations best hospitals. Give it a Google!
Senior Character Artist
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