Lead Character Artist - d3t

Keyword Studios
Runcorn England United Kingdom
10 days ago

Lead Character Artist

d3t and Coconut Lizard are at the cutting edge of technology and creativity, delivering co-development video game services to our global triple-A clients. Our successful studios are continuing to grow and we are looking for a Lead Character Artist to join the expanding Art Team. Our studios, part of the Keywords Studios Group, work on multiple exciting projects at any one time offering plenty of variety and involvement.

We have been established over 13 years and our studio projects have included Hogwart’s Legacy, Vampire: The Masquerade - Blood Hunt, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Alan Wake Remastered, Mafia II: Definitive Edition and EA Sports FC24.

Our studios are based near Daresbury, Cheshire and Gateshead, Tyne and Wear where we offer an amazingly professional, fun and supportive working environment. We are very passionate about what we do and pride ourselves on our inclusive mentality, mentoring ethos and have been awarded 'Best Places to Work’ multiple times by gamesindustry.biz including 2021, 2022 and 2023. In addition, we won ‘Best Creative Service Provider‘ at Develop 2022 and were nominated in 2023.

The Role

The Lead Character Artist will play a key role in our growing Character Team. It its very much a hands-on role, creating beautiful Characters for our projects whilst also working together with the other d3t Character Artists, inspiring and motivating one another to create world class Characters. We work with very high-profile clients on amazing game titles and so the quality of the Character Art is critical to satisfying and retaining their loyalty.



Essential Skills

Desirable Skills


Benefits & Perks – some of the many offered by our studio alongside a great work environment:

· 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays + up to 5 days extra for length of service)

· Company Pension Scheme

· Flexible working hours

· Private Medical and Dental Insurance Scheme & Eye Care Scheme

· Employee Share Scheme

· Anti-crunch ethos - an amazingly professional, fun and supportive working environment!

· Income Protection & Life Assurance

· Annual Bonus – be rewarded for great teamwork!

· Free Parking

· Game Vouchers

· Tech and Bike Scheme

· Company Socials and Funded Clubs, Monthly Studio Lunches, Project Launch/Wrap Parties + Annual d3t Events

· Breakout Areas – filled with perks such as games, BBQ area, complimentary snacks to suit all dietary preferences etc.

We offer a flexible working policy – the role can be hybrid, remote (UK based only) or studio based at either of our studio sites - d3t (Runcorn, Cheshire) or Coconut Lizard (Gateshead, Tyne & Wear).

Internal Use -

Role Information: EN

Studio: d3t

Location: Europe, UK, Runcorn

Area of Work: Game Development

Service: Create

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Working Pattern: Hybrid, Remote, In-Office

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