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Senior Character Artist

Division: Arkane Studios Texas | Department: Art | Location: Austin , TX, US

Arkane Studios is seeking a talented Senior Character Artist to join our Austin team! The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating memorable faces, an eye for anatomy, and a strong understanding of composition as applied to characters. As a senior, the ideal candidate should have a discerning eye for style without sacrificing quality or composition, and should be motivated to keep all of the characters to top quality as production needs evolve. The Senior Character artist will also have a hand in researching tools to implement and maintain in the character art pipeline.


  • Create and texture high resolution 3D character models for AAA games
  • Interface with freelance artists and art outsourcers to help convey character art direction as needed
  • Collaborate with other disciplines of the team to understand technological issues and how they would relate to character art and implementation


  • 5+ years’ experience and at least one shipped title as a Character Artist
  • Advanced Maya, ZBrush (or Mudbox) and Photoshop skills
  • A solid foundation of PBR texturing and texture balancing as applied to in game lighting
  • Extensive fine art background and a strong understanding of form, color and anatomy
  • Strong understanding of facial anatomy and how it applies to facial animation
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Passion for video games and game development
  • All applicants must submit work samples in order to be considered


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