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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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AAA Character Artist


Deck Nine Games is looking to hire a AAA Character Artist to help us create the next generation of stunning digital characters. What kind of artist, you ask? An artist who radiates passion, talent and an unquenchable curiosity about the human form. An artist who wants millions of fans to fall in love with their creation. 

The ideal candidate has several years of experience and is fully versed in low and high poly modeling, normal mapping and texturing. We’re making story-first games, so if you want the world to see your characters up close and personal, we’re interested in you. 

Top Reasons to Work with Us

  • You love the idea of creating AAA quality realistic characters for cinematic games
  • You want to join a veteran game studio who’s passion is storytelling games
  • You want competitive pay and a great working environment
  • You want a fabulous office location at the base of the Rocky Mountains with an amazing mix of outdoor adventure and urban excitement
  • You might actually want a family-friendly place to buy a house and raise a family, gasp! 

What You Need for this Position

  • Fluency in Maya and Z-Brush
  • Proven ability to create believable characters that radiate life and personality
  • A developed understanding of anatomy and proportions
  • The ability to craft an attractive human face
  • A good attitude and a willingness to take direction and criticism
  • AAA shipped game experience
  • Ability to work in the United States 

What’s In It for You?

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Generous PTO and holiday plan
  • Great working environment with a dynamic team
  • Growth opportunities for your career making AAA games 

So, if you’re a talented character artist, looking to work on a game that focuses on your characters, please apply today! 

Applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S. 

Please submit both a portfolio link and a resume 

About Deck Nine

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story-first games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games. We love the relatable characters from a game like Life is Strange and the amazing action storytelling from games like Last of Us. 

Our first game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. The studio is 90+ people and is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The studio is working on an unannounced story adventure game with Square Enix and is growing additional teams for more projects. 

We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. We are part of the thriving Colorado game dev scene and our location offers a lower cost of living and a proximity to countless family-friendly activities and amazing outdoor opportunities. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply! 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.


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