Senior Character Artist HOUSEMARQUE / Helsinki, Finland

PUBLISHED: June 27, 2022

We are looking for a Senior Character Artist for our next big game!

THE JOB

Housemarque is looking for an experienced Senior 3D Character Artist. You will be working alongside other Character Artists to bring up the universe to life with the creation of high quality characters and creatures based on the Art and Narrative concepts You will be able to influence and share work pipelines across different disciplines like Tech and Animation. You will work in an inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with other talented people in the industry. We hope you have a strong portfolio demonstrating your skills in realistic AAA quality characters.

What will your day-to-day look like?

  • Working with the Lead Character Artist and other Character Artists to turn concepts into reality as 3D game characters.
  • Create all aspects of high-quality characters (sculpting/clothing sim/texturing/hard surface) for humans and creatures with the latest tools and techniques of the industry.
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure the consistency and the correct integration of the art into the game.
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies and practices to improve pipelines.
  • Provide guidance and feedback for junior team members.

What will help you to be successful in this role?

  • Experience in Senior or mid-level 3D Character Artist role in the games industry and at least one shipped AAA title.
  • A strong understanding of anatomy.
  • Autonomy and problem-solving-oriented mindset.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine or similar.
  • Technical understanding of animation and tools/shader is a plus.
  • Traditional art skills & 2D skills are a plus.
  • Fluent written and verbal English skills.
  • Passion in video games.

OUR STUDIO

At Housemarque, we believe “Game is King!” because gameplay always comes first.

With technical excellence and compelling narrative, spiced with our trademark neon flair and top-notch audiovisual feedback, we want our players to always feel actively engaged with the worlds we have created for them.

Our latest Award-Winning game Returnal, released on PS5 in 2021, embraces all these qualities. THIS is our DNA!

We value Nordic work-life balance by growing sustainably and ensuring our employees have the time and means to develop personally and professionally during work time.

We were established in 1995 with strong roots in the Finnish demoscene. In June 2021 we joined the PlayStation Studios, after years of partnership.

If you wish to join us for our next journey, apply today!

What we offer to you?

  • Competitive salary, benefits, healthcare, Nordic work-life balance
  • Tailored immigration and relocation package to help you get settled into Finland
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere at our cozy Helsinki office
  • Freedom, flexibility and openness in a collaborative culture
  • Brilliant, diverse and empathetic colleagues to work with
  • Exciting and ambitious projects executed with the best tools
  • Access to Playstation Studios collaboration, games and more!

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Helsinki, Finland. 

We will start interviewing promising candidates immediately so please apply as soon as possible.