Job ad:

Lead Character Artist
Playground
Games

Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£ 70000 per annum
Location:
Leamington Spa
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YOUR ROLE

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist to join Playground Games, a world-renowned AAA studio famous for producing some of the world’s most successful titles including racing phenomena Forza Horizon and ground-breaking RPG franchise Fable 3. This is a high-impact role where you will be working directly on the next-gen release of the world’s most successful and notorious RPG franchise - Fable 3 - enjoyed by millions of players throughout the world. 

YOUR PURPOSE

Playground Games have tripled their headcount in the last 5 years and they are now searching for a Lead Character Artist to help take their studio to the next level. 

As Lead Character Artist you’ll oversee the Character Art team, working in conjunction with the Art Director and Art Manager to plan work for the team and ensure the bar isn’t just met, but raised.

You will also have experience in the technical aspects of your craft, including materials, asset optimisation, and the creation of meshes with clean and functional topology, as well as being comfortable communicating with technical departments.

You will be responsible for leading an experienced, and innovative team. You will be their champion, representing the team and being their voice in discussions across the project. 

Your experience of shipping AAA titles and strong understanding of technical aspects for Character creation/animation will help you drive the studios vision to create a truly immersive and awe-inspiring experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create award-winning games for millions of global players with an established, highly talented and collaborative team.

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Private Healthcare
  • Client won ‘2019 Best Place to Work Award’
  • Childcare scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Team title bonus
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • 2 Duvet days (increases with LOS)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Onsite games (pingpong, arcade machines, pinball machine, Pool table)
  • Complimentary fruit/ drinks/ breakfast
  • Wrap Parties
  • Pub Thursdays

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