Senior 3D Character Artist

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

June 8, 2021
Full Time

Hidden Leaf Games is an indie game development studio founded with the mission of delivering a world-class experience that focuses on competition, progression and social play. We believe games are meant to be played together, regardless of skill level or platform. At our core, we’re players who deeply value the social and community interactions that competitive moments  have to offer. We believe that competitive games create lasting moments and are committed to recreating that experience for others to enjoy.

We’re looking for a Senior 3D Character Artist to join our Character team and help us deliver awesome characters to players. You will partner with the game design, narrative and concept teams to bring the visions from paper to life.


  • Create 3D Char assets, ranging from beast to humanoid characters.
  • Work with hand painted materials/textures
  • Lead the effort in creating a quality bar for 3D char assets
  • Improve and advise on character/skins development pipeline
  • Find creative ways to deliver within the vision while staying within the performance limits

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a 3D Character Artist in games
  • Experience creating high-quality, stylized hand painted textures/materials
  • Experience working in Photoshop, Maya, or 3DS Max
  • Experience working in Unreal, or other game engine tools/lighting

Desired Qualifications:

  • Shipped a game or worked on a live service game
  • Experience in UE4
  • Experience leading character and skins creation pipeline

About Us

We're a venture-funded game studio based across the world looking to create games meant to be played with anyone, anywhere. Our mission is to create core PvP games that focus on competitive mastery, core progression and social play. If you're looking to join a team that allows tons of creative freedom, ownership and moves fast, please apply!

We're hiring engineers, VFX, tech, and character artists, animators, and a community manager. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

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