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Senior Character Artist

Division: Bethesda Game Studios - Dallas | Department: Art | Location: Dallas , TX, US

Bethesda Game Studios Dallas is seeking an experienced, talented Senior Character Artist to join our team in making AAA games.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a variety of appropriate toolsets and present a portfolio of a wide range of characters and creatures.


  • Work with the Art Director to maintain a stunning visual style and quality

  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and engineers to bring visually compelling characters to life

  • Model and texture high-poly characters

  • Manage delivery of project’s characters and assets on schedule

  • Assess team’s needs in requesting tools to simplify workflow

  • Review team member's performance

  • Work with guidelines provided by other departments to ensure quality, playability, and performance


  • 5+ years of industry experience

  • Experience in a leadership role

  • Shipped multiple AAA titles

  • Examples of work demonstrating an understanding of form, silhouette, shape, texture, color, and lighting

  • Proficient in modern modeling/art packages such as (Max, Modo, ZBrush, 3DCoat, Mudbox, and Photoshop)

  • Ability to create a low-poly model within poly budget and efficiently unwrap the UV's for texturing

  • Strong and relevant 3D and 2D toolsets

  • Self-motivated, but able to accept feedback and direction

  • Team player with a strong work ethic and a collaborative attitude

  • Good time management skills and efficient development processes

Desired Skills and Pluses:

  • Traditional art skills including sketching, illustration, and painting

  • Passion for games and gaming

  • Familiarity with ZeniMax games, characters, brands and universes

How to Apply

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