Lead Character Artist

Bohemia Interactive  |   Location: Brno /  |   Type of Contract: Full-time

Job Description

  • Lead the production of character art; work with internal and external teams
  • Collaborate with other leads to establish the character art’s visual style and direction
  • Create highly realistic character art in line with the project’s needs
  • Provide constructive feedback and mentor the character art team to ensure their professional growth
  • Create a production plan with the Lead Artist and other leads; ensure plan is delivered on time and meets set standards
  • Share the project's vision with the rest of the team and keep them motivated
  • Report to the Creative Director and Lead Artist
  • Define tasks and priorities; assign them to artists and track their progress
  • Identify possible risks and issues; actively work to solve them
  • Define character art pipelines and workflows; keep them up-to-date with technological trends and developments
  • Write documentation
  • Participate in the recruitment and building of the character art team
  • Stay up-to-date with industry-leading technologies and trends


  • Proven experience as a Character Artist
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong time management; organizational and planning skills
  • Understanding of game development cycle and processes
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to cooperate with other departments
  • Sharp eye for quality; precision, consistency, and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; goal oriented, proactive, and self-motivated approach

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Expert knowledge of the software needed for the full character art pipeline
  • Fluent in modern character art workflows
  • Deep understanding of human anatomy, archetypes, and sense of proportions, as well as form, color, and light
  • Knowledge of Jira or similar project management tools
  • Very good knowledge of current developments and trends in the game dev industry


  • 27 days of holidays per year
  • Company profit sharing plan, benefit program, meal contribution
  • Relocation package
  • All our games for free and more

Applicants should submit their portfolio and CV detailing their previous work experience as well as a cover letter outlining their interest to work for Bohemia Interactive.