Sr Character Artist (External Development)

Sony Playstation
United States, Los Angeles, CA
27 days ago

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Join the award-winning team that created God of War

Santa Monica Studio is seeking a Senior Character Artist on our External Development Team to help us build a new unannounced title!

As a Senior Character Artist on the Ex-Dev Team, you will help document, guide, and review the execution of Outsourced Character Art from an artistic and technical standpoint. You will be the liaison between SMS and our External Partners. Additionally, you’ll help bridge communication and provide visibility with our internal Character Art Team through meetings, knowledge share, and team reviews. As time and schedule permits, you may also help support the internal Character Art Team by taking on your own tasks to help achieve Santa Monica Studio’s signature quality.

We are looking for you to learn from the industry’s premier talent in art and tech while applying your unique knowledge of high poly sculpting, modeling, textures, as well as hair and groom. The ideal candidate has a portfolio demonstrating Senior-level Character Work as well as strong knowledge of game content pipelines, workflow and asset documentation, and experience driving Externally Developed Character Art.



Preferred Experience


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In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$115,900 — $173,900 USD

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