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Lead Character Artist

Remote | El Segundo, California
Permanent | Job ID #69102 | Posted Last Month
*accepting remote applicants

Our client, a game studio and publisher is looking for a Lead Character Artist.

This Lead Character Artist will be responsible for:

  • Mentoring a team of 3-5 artists and collaborating with the tech art team to ensure quality deliverance of art
  • Owning the quality control of the teams schedule and work delivery
  • Guiding the team of best practices and processes to ensure objectives are met
  • Scheduling 1 on 1 meetings with team members to go over goals, performance, and overall team welfare
  • Assisting in the production coordination of character resources

The ideal Lead Character Artist will have/be proficient in:

  • 6+ years of experience and 2 shipped titles at least 1 as a Lead
  • ZBrush, Maya, Substance Painter
  • Strong PBR workflows
  • Solid portfolio detailing your contributions
  • Memory mgmt for UVs, polygons, and textures

Nice to have:

  • Stylized art background
  • Strong rigging and skinning skills


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
*accepting remote applicants


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