Senior Character Artist

XR Games is an award-winning game development studio specialising in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, as well as work-for-hire development.

We’re looking for a Senior Character Artist to join our in-house team on a full-time basis. In this role, you will be working closely with the Art Director, Head of Development and other artists to realise our projects’ artistic ambitions. Candidates for this role must demonstrate a passion for the gaming industry and have outstanding Art credentials.


What you will do :

  • Create realtime game Character art to the highest standard.

  • Work closely with the Art Director and Rigging/animation to ensure visual standards, technical requirements and best practises are maintained.

  • Mentor and guide other Character artists and provide regular feedback.

What we need you to have :

  • 5+ years of game studio experience, with at least one shipped title across a full development cycle.

  • High proficiency in industry standard software such as 3DS Max/Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter/Designer etc

  • Excellent understanding of up to date Character art pipelines.

  • Proven ability to work across different visual styles.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas visually as well as verbally.

  • Experience and understanding of game engines such as Unity/Unreal and similar.

  • Be highly motivated and pro-active.


What would be ideal :

  • Studio experience in a lead/senior position.

  • Experience in VR/AR development.


This role will offer a mix of home and office-based flexibility and flexible working hours, but the ideal candidate will be based in the UK and be able to reasonably commute to the studio in Leeds.

We offer market competitive salaries, with added benefits, and a highly collaborative working environment with long serving industry experts in all disciplines. 

We work hard to deliver the best in quality and have a great time doing it! If this sounds like an opportunity to would like to talk to us about please submit your CV! Immediate starts available. 

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