Lead Character Artist

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist to join the core game development team in Helsinki, Finland. This person will have a key role in establishing the look, design and creation of the characters that populate the game worlds. The right candidate has passion for crafting iconic characters and skills produce stunning, high quality and efficient AAA game content. Having past experience in a similar role in a shipped PC/Console title as well as having 5 or more years of experience in AAA game development are pivotal to succeed in this role.

Why should you join Redhill Games?

Redhill Games has been in a unique position in the Finnish gaming industry since its foundation in 2018. With our focus on FPS games, there is no other studio like ours in Finland. What’s more, Redhill Games is one of the most promising gaming start-ups to come out of Europe recently; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team, and solid financial backing. When we look for new team members, we love to see passion, integrity, and team spirit. We value responsibility and character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution. As a part of our international team, you will always find people who share a passion for games – meaning you’ll always have someone to play with! Our HQ is conveniently located in downtown Helsinki, easily accessible via public transportation and providing great access to the wide range of services the beautiful capital of Finland offers. As a Redhillian, you’ll have access to great benefits, adding to your competitive salary.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the character art team in development of high-quality AAA characters
  • Modeling, texturing and implementation of real-time character models
  • Contributing to the references, concepts, and art direction, while also having the initiative to take the work further independently
  • Working closely with the team and external partners to ensure that quality is consistent and cohesive

Requirements

  • Shipped a PC/Console title as a Lead Character Artist
  • 5+ years of experience in AAA game development (PC and/or console)
  • You have the passion to create designs fit for a first-person shooter game
  • Demonstrated ability in designing and crafting believable characters
  • You have proficient knowledge of Unreal Engine, Maya / Modo / MudBox / ZBrush, Marvelous Designer, Substance Painter or equivalent package

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Understanding of industrial and product design
  • Interest and understanding of believable military aesthetics and designs
  • You have excellent understanding of form, shape, structure, and anatomy
  • Strong traditional art skills such as painting, drawing or sculpting
  • Experience with modular character sets

Interested? Apply here!

HIRING PROCESS

Any game is a reflection of the talent that creates it, We take great care in selecting the right candidates for the team.

We want to talk to you and get to know you. We want you to know your colleagues and lead. We know this may sound like a lot and we fully appreciate the fact that interview processes may be stressful to go through.

Rest assured – we’ll do everything we can to make it as smooth, transparent and fast as possible for you. And please let us know if there is anything we can do to make the process even easier for you!

1

First, a chat with our recruiter. We’d like to learn more about you, your skills and your aspirations

For some roles we may want you to do a test to show specific skills

2

Up next, talking with the Team Lead.
We’ll assess what you’d bring to the team and how you would fit in

3

Then, you’ll meet the rest of the team, to get to know the people you would be working with – and they’ll get to know you

4

If all has gone well
- you will be welcomed
to join the team!

Have something else in mind?

If you can’t find anything fitting for you on the list above, fear not! If you think your skills and personality would be a good fit for our team, feel free to send us an open application to jobs@redhillgames.com. We review every application we get and will be in touch!

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