Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Character Artist who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms.


Key Responsibilities

  • Create industry leading characters that creatively and technically raise the project’s visual bar.
  • Continue to develop the skills of yourself and those around you to maintain a world class quality.
  • Follow-up assigned characters from concept phase to the final stages of the project.
  • Work extensively within the game engine so the quality of characters can be pushed as far as possible through materials, variation and lighting.
  • Be proactive and work together with the rest of departments to maintain world class quality across the board.

Technical Requirements

  • Exceptional level of high-poly modelling in any package of your choice, covering anatomy, cloth and hard surface modelling.
  • Experience of the full Character pipeline including high quality texture creation, normal maps, materials, optimising and profiling.
  • Familiarity with procedural texture packages like Substance Designer.
  • Knowledge about how to achieve photorealistic hair in real-time.
  • Understanding of baking textures, processing maps and physically based rendering.
  • An eye for compelling character design that appeals to the masses.
  • Portfolio to proof that you have the skills we’re after.
  • Experience making realistic AAA characters in any industry (games, VFX, TV…).

Skill Requirements

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Comfortable working in an environment of honest feedback & iterative design.
  • Good eye for details.
  • Be a keen gamer.
  • Proven experience with realistic human characters and creatures.
  • Have the ability to expand on a given style.
  • Very faithful and respectful to the concept art that has been approved.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 150+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab