Concept Artist

Lab42 Games

Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Sep 9

Lab42 is looking for a talented Senior Concept Artist to join the team. From environments and characters through to VFX visualisation, you will input ideas and style into all areas of our games - working closely with the art director to maintain and champion the artistic vision for projects through hands-on creation of concept pieces.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to have a big impact - to shape visuals for our upcoming games working across varied genres and styles and help drive concept as a discipline at a growing studio.

Within this role you will:

Be responsible for creating high quality concept art.

Help ensure Art direction for the project is consistent across the work produced by the concept team through feedback and direction.

Work with 3D artists to generate concept work for their disciplines.

Work with Design to help visualise gameplay features.

Work with production to help break down tasks. Help schedule your own work and that of the junior team members.

Proactively seek feedback from Lead Artists and Creative directors.

Be a mentor to junior concept artists.

Document processes and knowledge share.

We need you to have:

5+years as a concept artist for video games, with a good understanding of the development cycle of projects.

A keen interest in games.

The ability to work in multiple artistic styles, demonstrated in a portfolio.

Fast concept and iteration of ideas across all aspects of the brief.

High levels of aesthetic ability, judgement, and eye for detail.

Good composition, lighting and colour theory skills and appreciation.

Demonstrable talent across all concept disciplines including figurative, environment and object work.

Good communication skills.

The ability to work directly with other disciplines.

Self-initiating, confident approach to their work.

An understanding of cultural influences and artistic trends beyond games, movies, books, TV, comics etc.

Strong knowledge of Photoshop. 

Experience with 3D packages and using them for concept generation.

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Lab42 Games

Video game studio in Leamington Spa, we port and create original games for PC, console and mobile. We're hiring!

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