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Red Rover Interactive is an exciting new game development studio founded by industry veterans from renowned companies such as Funcom, Lockwood Publishing, Bohemia Interactive, Ubisoft Reflections, and more. We're on a mission to reimagine the multiplayer gaming landscape, with an emphasis on crafting groundbreaking survival experiences that champion player agency and drama.

The Role:

We're on the hunt for a Senior Character Artist who thrives in a dynamic, MVP-driven environment and is adept at balancing creativity with practicality. In this role, you'll not only design and sculpt character costumes that capture the imagination of players but also play a crucial part in evolving our game post-launch, ensuring fresh and engaging content that keeps our community coming back for more.

  • Lead the creation of high-quality 3D character models, from conceptualization to in-game implementation.

  • Work closely with the art director and design team to ensure character designs align with the game's vision and narrative.

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of character art pipelines and best practices.

  • Provide Feedback to our Outsources to ensure a in quality and technical sound delivery.

We are looking for someone who:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Character Artist in the video game industry, with a strong portfolio showcasing high-quality character models.

  • Expertise in 3D modelling, sculpting and texturing realistic human characters, cloth and character costumes, as well as hard surface elements.

  • Strong understanding of human anatomy, character design principles and fabric dynamics.

In addition, we expect you to have:

  • Expertise in Realtime Hair Workflows.

  • Expert knowledge in Maya/Max/Blender, ZBrush, Marvelous Designer.

  • Experience with Unreal Engine and familiarity with its character setup and implementation pipelines.

  • Experience in providing clear, actionable feedback to outsourcers, ensuring consistency and quality in all character assets.

How We Work: 

We strongly believe that our team and culture are integral to building creative and innovative games, to this ends we prioritize an office-first approach with hybrid home working options. With office locations in Oslo, Norway, and Newcastle, UK, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment where each team member's contribution is valued. 

The Application Process:

If you know someone on the team, feel free to reach out directly - a personal recommendation speaks volumes. Our hiring process is streamlined to respect your time. Expect an introductory call with our Head of People, followed by a formal interview and skills assessment. In the final interview, you’ll meet the remaining founding members to learn about our vision and strategy.

Are you a trailblazer yearning to make a substantial impact? We’re seeking self-driven professionals who:

  • Flourish in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Take initiative and drive development forward.

  • Adapt effortlessly to wearing multiple hats.

  • Foster innovation through a fail-fast mindset.

If this resonates with you, we invite you to join the ranks of Red Rover Interactive!