At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, our journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme, we’re a super destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for talented people – if you are interested in helping us shape Avakin Life’s future, this is a great opportunity.

We’re looking for an experienced Character Artist to work in our R&D team. Working with existing artists, R&D Art director and our Studio Director, you’ll be responsible for creating amazing Looking characters, Character outfits and clothing items and hair assets.


  • Working closely with the R&D art director and Tech studio head to create characters and character assets.
  • Developing look and feel of characters across a wide range of ethnicities and fashion styles.
  • Work on a highly editable and customisable avatar system and collaborate with programmers to achieve the highest results.


    • Solid understanding of character and clothing production, design, and development;
    • Experience using Unity 3d, or similar Engine;
    • Excellent 3D modelling and sculpting;
    • Excellent Texturing skillset;
    • You have proficient knowledge of Unity, Maya / Modo / MudBox / ZBrush, Marvelous Designer, Substance Painter or equivalent packages;
    • Experience with skin weighting of character clothing, ideally an understanding of animation pipelines and mocap (but not required).

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