Experienced Character Artist

United Kingdom

Climax is one of the leading creative lights of independent games development with an outstanding line of top published titles. We have a new state of the art studio located in the heart of the beautiful Albert Dock in the city centre of Liverpool and we are looking for an onsite, experienced Character Artist and you are able to provide us with examples of beautifully constructed characters, clean geometry, texture and material work. You will have a number of years’ experience as a Character artist in the industry with a published game to your name.

As part of our Character Art team, you will be asked to utilise your wealth of experience in conceptualising, modelling, and texturing to tell stories through beautifully crafted characters.


  • Be able to showcase some creative flare as well as displaying core fundamentals such as solid topology, UV's and texturing
  • A deep understanding and knowledge in Maya and Zbrush plus a proven foundation in Photoshop
  • You should be able to display a folio with a wide range of examples demonstrating flexibility and a good eye for form, shape, composition and fun - we love nothing more than to see someone who loves their craft and enjoys what they do
  • A good working knowledge of Unreal 4/5 as well as experience using Marvelous Designer and/or scan development pipelines is beneficial.
  • Experience with facial blendshapes and wrinkle maps
  • Good knowledge of anatomy
  • Examples of hard surface work
  • Please don’t forget to include your CV, a cover letter, and most importantly a link to your website or portfolio, it’s very difficult for us to assess your art abilities if you don’t supply us with any


  • Excellent holiday package
  • Share options scheme
  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Eye-Care Vouchers
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops


  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.
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