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Senior Character Artist

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

Bethesda Games Studios is looking for a highly motivated Senior Character Artist with a passion for online games to join our production team in Austin, TX.

NOTE: Work samples are required with your application.


  • Produce top quality character and character related game assets
  • Integrate assets into our game engine and iterate as needed
  • Trouble shoot character related issues with other departments
  • Work with our animators to develop proper models for animation needs
  • Contribute to the creative process with original ideas and inspiration


  • Have a minimum of 8 years working experience within a game development studio and/or related industry
  • Have been a contributor to shipping at least 3 commercial games on PC, and/or consoles
  • Be able to meet deadlines in a fast paced and confidential environment
  • Be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with teammates across multiple disciplines
  • Be an avid gamer

Desired Skills

  • Have an advanced understanding of human and animal anatomy
  • Demonstrate a strong proficiency within ZBrush
  • Demonstrate a strong proficiency within Substance Painter
  • Have a firm grasp of PBR theory
  • Have the ability to deconstruct a real-world surface and reconstruct it in Substance Painter or Designer
  • Have a solid understanding of 3D Studio Max
  • Understands advanced lighting principles
  • Ability to use Marvelous Designer within a character art pipeline
  • Strong familiarity with Bethesda Game Studios games

How to Apply

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