Character Artist

Arkane Studios - France, Art

Arkane is looking for a passionate Character Artist to join our Studio in Lyon (France). We are looking for a person that is driven by high quality standards required in the production of AAA games, and inclined to positively take direction from the art leads and art direction. 


  • An artist with strong visual flair and an eagerness to meet a demanding art direction.
  • Familiar with the iteration process common to the industry.
  • Acquainted with the technologies used in the character art pipeline (Marvelous, Designer, Painter, Maya/Max) and have good experience in the sculpting, modeling, texturing fields
  • Willing to bring quality work and true dedication through the entire pipeline required in the character art discipline; from the 3d mockup, to the highres modeling, to the in-game assets.
  • Prepared to respect schedules defined together with the leads and producers
  • Able to keep a good balance between artistic achievement and technical constraints
  • Showing some good anatomy knowledge and strong texture work


  • A portfolio showing good skills in the entire character art field
  • A good understanding of the character art pipeline and software
  • Sound communication skills and Self-motivation

Working as an “Arkanite”
Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999.

Our studio is professional with a relaxed working atmosphere located in Lyon town center.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, incl. private medical insurance, flex hours, up to 30 paid vacations days per year, sports program, transport compensation, onboarding program etc.

*Candidates will need to complete a character art test.

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

Don't see your desired position listed? Apply under "General Application" instead!

Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.