CD PROJEKT RED

The industry leader in creating role-playing games.

Character Artist

THE VISION

CD PROJEKT RED was born out of raw passion for video games. Founded in 2013, the Krakow studio functions as a creatively independent studio working closely with the Warsaw team on it’s core properties including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077. At the moment, we are expanding our studio and we want to double or even triple our size in very short time.

 
 
 

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES IN A NUTSHELL

  • Creating high-quality humanoid characters and item assets.
  • Working closely with Animation and Technical departments.
  • Maintaining the production pipeline and meeting deadlines.

 
 
 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Solid experience as a Character Artist.
  • Proven success in creating outstanding characters in AAA game.
  • Strong modeling and texturing skills in a diverse visual range of characters and creatures.
  • Strong understanding of human form and anatomy.
  • Software: Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter (or similar programs).
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work efficiently within a team.
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • Traditional sculpture, drawing or painting skills are a plus.
  • Skinning rigging and animating skills are a plus.

 
 
 

WE OFFER YOU

  • A modern and relaxed studio atmosphere.
  • A chance to work in a booming industry, within an international team
  • A competitive salary and project-based bonuses.
  • Private health care & MultiSport card.
  • From 20 to to 26 days of paid vacation per year.
  • An exciting chance to work with the developers of one the most acclaimed role-playing games in recent history.
  • Step by step assistance and a ‘Relocation Package’ for new staff willing to relocate to Poland.
  • Polish lessons for foreign employees.

 
 

Artists should enclose a portfolio or link to an online portfolio to their application.

 
 

Please be informed that we reserve the right to contact only selected applicants. The hired individual will need to work in-house in our studio in Kraków.
Please also include the following statement with your application: „I hereby consent to the processing of my vital and personal data in so far as this is required under the ongoing and future recruiting processes, in accordance with the Act of August 29, 1997, on the Protection of Personal Information (JoL no. 133, item 883).”


The personal data is administered by CD Projekt S.A. with its registered seat in Warsaw, ul. Jagiellońska 74. The data included in job applications shall be processed solely in connection with ongoing and future recruitment procedures and shall not be shared with any other entities. The applicants are entitled to access and modify their personal data at any time. The provision of personal data is voluntary although necessary in order to take part in the recruitment process.

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