Character Artist

Robot Entertainment

United States 100% Remote

Full time


May 18

Robot Entertainment is an independent game studio founded in 2009, best known for creating the Orcs Must Die! franchise. We strive to create a supportive environment where everyone can make an impact on our projects. As a member of the Robot character art team you’ll work collaboratively with Designers, Programmers, and other Artists to create a variety of high-quality character art assets. 

We’re looking for a Character Artist to work on an unannounced project inspired by classic action JRPGs, set in a vibrant, stylized world. Your portfolio will showcase a selection of game-ready characters and display an understanding of foundational art skills like anatomy, proportion, and color usage. If you’re an artist with a strong sense of aesthetics who enjoys voicing your creative thoughts and ideas this could be a good fit!


  • Create stylized (cel-shaded ) 3D character models.
  • Work with the Art Director to meet style guidelines and maintain a consistent quality bar.
  • Collaborate with other departments like design, engineering, tech art, and animation to make sure your work fits gameplay needs.
  • Provide constructive feedback to the team.

Our Ideal Candidate…

  • Has at least 2 years of experience as a character artist for games.
  • Is proficient in software packages including Maya/3ds Max, Zbrush, Substance Painter.
  • Has professional experience working in Unreal 4, or other modern game engines.
  • Takes a proactive approach to their work and has strong communication skills.
  • Enjoys working on a small team throughout different phases of a project from prototype through production.]

Bonus Points For…

  • Playing and enjoying a variety of different games.
  • Contributing to shipping multiple game titles.
  • Experience with cel-shaded materials.

Additional Details

  • Location: Full-time Remote or On-Site (Plano, Texas) position
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience & Skills

More about the studio

We’re headquartered in Plano, TX just north of Dallas. The team transitioned to working from home in 2020 and this role is open to anyone interested in working remotely in the continental United States, or those interested in relocating to the DFW area. 

We offer competitive salaries, and great benefits including medical, dental, and life insurance for you and your spouse/domestic partner and paid parental leave. Other perks include annual game and home office stipends. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming environment and encourage anyone interested to apply.

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Robot Entertainment

Robot Entertainment is an award-winning independent game developer located in Plano, TX. We make @OrcsMustDie and ReadySet Heroes.