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Lead Character Artist

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Ninja Theory
Employer Ninja Theory
Category Art/Animation
Salary £35,000 - £50,000 per annum
Type Permanent
Location UK - East Anglia

Lead Character Artist

Salary range: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum

Cambridge, UK

Permanent position

Closing date: 20th January 2014


Ninja Theory – the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and DmC – are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Lead Character Artist to work on our exciting new projects.

The successful candidate will have a passion for all aspects of 3D character creation, being able to demonstrate excellent creative, visual and technical skills in the end to end creation of 3D characters including modelling, texturing & shader usage to a high quality - all whilst meeting schedule and technical requirements.

Does this sound like you? Do you possess artistic flair and outstanding talent that will really impress us? If so we can offer you a fun, hard-working and supportive environment in which you can quickly make a contribution – we can offer career development, training and promotion opportunities all within a stable yet industry leading studio. We only hire the strongest in their fields, so you can work with the best.


In addition to a competitive salary, we can also offer you:

  • Holiday – 23 days a year, rising 1 day a year to 33 days;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Private Healthcare;
  • Bonus;
  • Specified contribution to any annual gym membership; and
  • Childcare vouchers & Cycle Scheme access.


Interested? Want to know more? Have a look at the careers section of our website at http://www.ninjatheory.com for the full job description. To apply, fill in our short application form which can be found on our careers page, as well as sending us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you should be our next Ninja to jobs@ninjatheory.com. It’s also essential that you include a portfolio (or links to) demonstrating your best, most relevant work!

This position has a closing date of 20th January 2014. We will aim to get back to you with feedback as soon as possible after this date. Please quote reference DV/LCA/Dec13 in the subject bar.