Character Artist




Department Art
Locations Stockholm
Remote Work Optional Remote

Do you have a dream of doing something truly revolutionary in gaming? Do you want to work in a studio with great vibes where you have a voice? Do you want everyone to feel included? Come work with us at GOALS!

We are on a mission to bring our true passion for football back to the gamers with genuine ambition to make something that is more than a game. In the GOALS universe games exist both on and off screen blending football, fashion, esports and digital assets.

About the Role

We are looking for a Character Artist with deep experience from the industry who wants to be involved in our character creation process from start to finish. You will be part of a professional and creative team with great ambitions where you will have a deep impact but also responsibility of pushing visuals and technical quality of characters to the next level.

To succeed in this role you have the maturity, the creativity but also the artistic vision to both drive the creation, push and elevate the look of our characters. You have the ability to and the experience of character creation pipeline where you can operate independently but also ask for guidance when necessary. You will work closely with other designers and disciplines and their feedback will also be reflected on the character development.

We’re a studio where we listen and respect each other’s opinions and we want you to also participate and give your input in on-going discussions regarding workflow and techniques that result in refining the methods used in the studio.

In this position you will also be mentoring other designers as the team grows.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for you who wants to be a part of building the next-generation of a gaming studio from the ground up!

About You

We value our team and every individual is equally important to us. In this role we are looking for you with the following skills, experiences and characteristics:

  • Strong understanding of human form and anatomy
  • Deep understanding of the character creation pipeline
  • 3+ years of industry experience or at least one shipped title
  • Experience of working in Unreal Engine
  • Ability to create character assets in a variety of styles, from realistic to stylized
  • Operate independently
  • Procedural tools, such as Houdini
  • Excellent communication skills (in english) and ability to work efficiently within a small team
  • Able to work with style variety and feeling comfortable with thinking creatively outside of the box
  • Collaborative and helpful attitude, always able to receive and give constructive feedback

About the Employment

The position is permanentstarting with 6 months of probationary employment. You can work from our Stockholm office, fully remote or hybrid. It is important that you are able to communicate unhindered in verbal/written English and that you can work in a timezone close to Stockholm (GMT 0-3 hours).

For this position we do not offer relocation assistance.

How to Apply

GOALS is all about dreams coming true! We are willing to take chances. Do you have the passion but do not tick all the boxes? Apply anyways!

Pass your application by submitting your profile and your portfolio. We will only accept applications where a portfolio is included.


Our values

At GOALS we empower people, from our team to our community. We empower the game creators. As part of the team your enthusiasm, creativity and voice matter and is reflected in this extraordinary game. We empower diversity. We believe in a space where we drive for change and equality together, throughout our organization, game and industry. We empower flexibility. As an inclusive and international company, we welcome remote work and flexible work hours.

About the Studio

GOALS is a small start-up with big dreams!

Humble in the way we work; embracing that skilled and passionate people are the heart and core of our studio. Not humble in our objective; creating the best football game in the world.

Recognizing there wasn’t a fast paced, competitive, multiplayer focused football game on the market we decided to change that. Let’s bring football into esports for real! Bridging the gap between the real world and the digital, we’re building something that is more than a game.

Our community is the most important voice, and we want to give every colleague and gamer a feeling of ownership.


  • A Fun and Inclusive Work Place

    We believe that different perspectives adds creativity and fun, which is why we strive for equality and diversity in both our teams and games.
  • Remote Work

    Like it better at home in your jammies? Stay put! Wanna feel the smell from the office coffee machine in the morning? Join our HQ! Wanna see a human in 3D once in a while, but are also pretty content with the 2D specimens? Do the hybrid! At GOALS you choose where you work from! We want you to be located in GMT 0-3 hours to be able to fully collaborate with the team.
  • Work-Life Balance

    We offer flexibility for a healthy work-life balance. Maximizing potential is more important than counting hours. 30 days paid vacation. Wellness allowance and play fund.
  • A Great Support System

    All residents in Sweden can expect great benefits such as health-, dental-, childcare, schooling and pension. We cover parental leave with 90% salary.

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