Senior Character Artist

Dragons Lake Entertainment (DLE) is an exciting new game development studio focused on making excellent AAA games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch.

Location:
Europe, Remote
Languages:
English: Upper-Intermidiate
Cooperation:
Full-time
Team:
Art & UI

Dragons Lake is looking for an experienced Character Artist to join an established, veteran team of developers on an original, unannounced IP. As a Senior Character Artist you will help design and translate 2d concepts into dynamic and believable characters that set the bar for creativity and complexity in a deeply atmospheric dark-fantasy world.

BECOMING ONE OF THE DRAGONS YOU WILL:

  • Create realistic 3D models and textures including characters, creatures and weapons in accordance with the artistic direction, production deadlines and technical specifications
  • Sculpt/model UV & texture and integrate both high & low polygon meshes in a PBR pipeline
  • Verify the quality of objects in the game and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction
  • Work with Technical Artists to maintain and improve Character Art pipeline
  • Monitor the quality of outsourced character assets to ensure technical and artistic integrity
  • Provide proxy models for early game integration

BECOMING ONE OF THE DRAGONS YOU WILL:

  • 4+ years of experience in video games
  • An excellent portfolio demonstrating strong modeling and texturing of game ready characters
  • Expert of high fidelity modeling techniques, along with high-poly to low-poly surface/detail baking
  • Ability to create a sense of ‘story’ and ‘character’ in a game asset – taking into account age, weathering and context
  • Strong understanding of human and creature anatomy
  • An understanding of clothing and cloth materials
  • Expert knowledge of Maya, Max, Modo, or similar 3D modeling software
  • Knowledge of PBR texture/material workflows
  • Experience working with content-driven game engines (e.g. Unreal, Frostbite, Unity) is an advantage
  • Visualize in three dimensions and work from limited reference material/concept art
  • Sense of proportion and composition with an eye for surface, color, and detail
  • Experience in cloth simulation is a desired skillset

Grow with us, we’ve got you covered:

  • Competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough)
  • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship)
  • Health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave
  • Culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents
  • Community of people who understand your game passion

Join Dragon’s Lake Entertainment and take challenges you’ve always been dreaming about.

Open Application