3D Character Artist

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We are looking for 3D Character artists with a broad skillset who could take on a variety of 3D character creation tasks, primarily focusing on realistic characters, with a high degree of historical accuracy in clothing and associated props.


  • Create characters, clothing, hairstyles and character props needed by the game projects.
  • Help setup and drive the character art vision for the game in collaboration with AD and leads.
  • Help setup technical and visual targets/benchmarks for the team/external partners to follow. Document techniques used with visual examples.
  • Follow established pipelines to deliver the best results in the given amount of time.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively and proactively with other team members, to achieve the art quality and schedule targets set by the AD and the producers.
  • Participate in regular peer review meetings, giving and receiving feedback in a positive manner. 
  • Working with External Development partners (writing briefs, feedback, and implementation of outsourced assets into the inhouse game engine)
  • Participate in sprint planning, task scoping and estimation. Keeping work organised and the production team informed. 

Required Qualifications

  • 3-6 years of character creation experience working in the games industry
  • Good working knowledge in Zbrush, Marvelous Designer and Substance Painter. 
  • Strong skills in Maya/Max and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of skinning, rigging, technical constraints and engine implementation. 
  • Comfortable using English in spoken and written form.
  • An interest and understanding of world culture and history

The right candidate is passionate about Paradox grand-strategy games and about maintaining historical accuracy, which is central to many of our IPs.

At Paradox we take pride in providing opportunities for our artists to develop and learn new skills. Therefore we also actively look for people who are interested in expanding their talents. 

Ideal Paradox employees enjoy working in a fast paced open work environment, and have good communication and pedagogical skills.

Please provide a link to your portfolio to showcase your talents.


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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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