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Character Artist

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary/rate: £18,000 - £25,000
  • Date posted: 05/02/19
  • Job reference: 7011
  • Permanent

Amiqus have partnered with a hugely successful, indie developer in Derby, who are constantly evolving and thriving due to the ambition of its team.

They are now seeking a highly motivated Character Artist, who will be responsible for creating a multitude of in-game characters, that comply with the games artstyle and direction. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of anatomy fundamentals and design along with an excellent understanding of the technical process involved in creating optimised in-game characters. 

You will work closely with other Character Artist, Concept Artists and Creative Leads to produce a wide range of character models and assets using the latest technologies. 


  • Creating and adjusting in-game characters throughout the project
  • Optimising character assets for animation and rigging departments

Required Skills

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Game Art or other relevant experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Zbrush and Maya or equivalent software
  • A portfolio demonstrating previously created game characters 
  • A strong understanding of anatomy
  • Excellent knowledge of character clothing pipelines

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in UE4 
  • Experience with SVN
  • Some concepting/designing knowledge  
  • Experience with marvelous designer 
  • Experience working with Riggers and Animators 
  • Experience skinning Character models 

This is a great opportunity, based in the heart of Derby, offering a competitive salary, generous company holiday, company events and social clubs.

If you feel like you fit the bill for this role and you’d like to join us in this adventure, don’t hesitate to apply.

Please click apply or contact Kim Hunt on 01925 839730 or to find out more. 


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