big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Principal Character Artist - Netherlands


Our client have a reputation for creating awesome action titles. They are now hiring for a Principal Character Artist to join their talented team in the Netherlands.

Please see below for a brief outline of the job description:


  • You will work closely with the Art Directors and Lead Artists to ensure high quality output that is stylistically consistent.
  • You will set high quality standards for your team and the studio as a whole, and ensure that those standards are maintained.
  • You will review assets to make sure they meet the quality standards you’ve defined.


  • You have expert-level understanding of game character creation from production, from modeling, to surfacing, to rendering and articulation;
  • You have the confidence and ambition to beat the best of what’s out there. Specifically:
    • You understand surfacing and lighting, both from an artistic and technical POV, and know how to create truly believable materials;
    • You have an appreciation of rigging and articulation, and can build characters for perfect deformation;
    • You’re a master of anatomy, in terms of both form and motion;
    • And last but not least – you’re a world class sculptor, who can work in any style – real or expressive, hard-surface or organic.
  • You know real-time computer graphics inside and out, and keep yourself at the cutting edge. You understand how to get the best from the hardware without compromising performance or stability;
  • You have the knowledge to establish effective pipelines and processes, and the ability to set the standard for the rest of the character art team.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please send a copy of your latest CV and a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to

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