Character Assembly Artist – Rockstar Games

Published On: 6 December 2023Categories: Careers

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences. A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Toronto is on the lookout for a talented Character Assembly Artist who has a passion for populating open worlds, wardrobe styling and filling character roles based on art direction with a nuance for visual storytelling through the dynamics of appearances, clothing, and social status. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in Oakville, Ontario.

  • A focused appreciation and understanding of fashion and street style, and era-specific culture and demographics as they relate to costuming and look.
  • Ability to work with bespoke engine toolsets, defined asset workflows, and contribute to overall character department goals and working practices.
  • A detail-obsessed eye for creating and manipulating texture maps, game engine materials and surface patterns.
  • Self-motivated and flexible, with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Ability to work in a self-directed manner and to make timely, well thought-out decisions.
  • Positive, solution-oriented individual with a sense of humor and passion for making exceptional game art in a team setting.
  • Consistent delivery of high quality art to deadlines: on-spec and on-time.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of both human and creature anatomy; garment and clothing drapery and garment construction detailing; and clothing accessories, as they relate explicitly to specific real-world references and individual concepts, mood boards and directed styling cues.
  • Great interpersonal skills. Must be able to work closely in a team setting and with other dependent departments.