Senior 3D Character Artist (Freelance)

Awesome Prototype
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January 14, 2022

Awesome Prototype (Berlin) is seeking a 3D Character Artist to help us expand our hugely successful series of mobile sports management games. This is a freelance position with a duration of 2-3 months to support our experienced production team in creating high quality 3D in-game and marketing assets for the upcoming spin-off of our successful football management mobile game.

You will create high quality and optimised 3D character assets (players, coaches and story characters) for use in-game (mobile) and for use as marketing assets.


  • Realise high definition characters in their entirety: Modelling (Zbrush / Marvellous / Max or Maya), Texturing (Substance Painter / Photoshop ...), respecting as closely as possible the concept art.  
  • Create additional character assets such as hair, accessories, tattoos, clothes, etc.
  • Work in close partnership with the production team to provide primary models to programmers so they can integrate them into the engine and test first gameplay intentions. 
  • Touch-up textures after engine integration to optimise quality. 
  • Deliver clean and optimised low polygon models, and efficient UV layouts according to the project’s technical requirements;
  • Think creatively and search for relevant references from various sources to solve daily artistic challenges;

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years' full time professional experience in 3D modelling/texturing of realistic human characters
  • Actual experience with building a published game environment
  • A good sense of anatomy, and proportions;
  • Understanding of form, shape language and colour;
  • Understanding of the technical constraints in game development and ability to apply them when creating characters;
  • Solid knowledge of digital sculpting - in ZBrush or equivalent software;
  • Solid knowledge of low-poly modelling and UV mapping - in 3DS Max or equivalent software;
  • Solid knowledge of Rigging
  • Excellent texturing skills in Substance Painter and/or Photoshop in a PBR workflow;
  • Time management and ability to work within deadlines
  • Proficient spoken and written English
  • knowledge of version control
  • Basic Unity 3D experience


  • Animation experience 
  • Motion Capture

About SEASON - Mobile Football Manager

SEASON is a world-renowned mobile football management game available on iOS and Android. Since it’s launch 5 years ago the SEASON series of games has had over 5m downloads. It is in the top 5 global football management games and is available in over 100 countries in 8 languages.



About Awesome Prototype

Here at Awesome Prototype we have a proven history of creating successful sport mobile games with real emotional impact. Games that millions of people have played and will continue to play for years. As a fast-growing company, we are already challenging the global market-leaders but to take this next step we need to create the strongest possible team. A team made up of highly skilled veterans and high-potential talents with something to prove. We will arm you with the trust and support to make the biggest impact possible. 

See you on the pitch!

Art & Animation
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