Concept Artist

Firesprite

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom 100% Remote

Full time

Nov 3

A visionary game development studio founded in 2012, Firesprite builds innovative showcase titles for PlayStation platforms as part of the PlayStation Studios family.

Would you enjoy the freedom to create AAA games working from anywhere in the UK, including our Liverpool studio?

We are looking for a Lead Concept Artist to join the early development of a new, AAA, Unreal 5 multiplayer action game. This bold project aims to break new ground in multiplayer, blending gameplay mechanics in new ways and deeply embedding storytelling elements into a unique universe. Weโ€™re building an elite, diverse first-party team and this is your opportunity to help shape a future blockbuster!

This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join the project at the early stages and work closely with the team and Art Director to realise the creative vision for the project.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and lead a team of concept artists
  • Work closely with the Art Director to develop and deliver the highest standard of art assets and processes
  • Research and collect visual materials to help define and improve the visual style and contents of the game
  • Develop a positive and energetic team culture
  • Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team
  • Identify shortfalls in skills and support ongoing recruitment efforts to grow the Concept Artist team

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Lead Concept Artist on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Strong traditional Fine Art skills
  • A detailed understanding of architecture, exterior spaces and anatomy
  • High level art skills in drawing, painting, environment, props, perspective, architecture, characters, anatomy
  • A good eye for composition and visual design principles
  • Excellent understanding of light and colour
  • Expert level knowledge of Photoshop or equivalent software
  • Have a strong portfolio of compelling environment and character designs
  • Experience with people management, skills development and mentoring

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • A portfolio that shows versatility and a range of styles
  • Experience working on a AAA title

Benefits

  • Private Healthcare
  • SIE Performance related Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension
  • Training & Development
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • We are open to you working remotely within the UK

Firesprite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to a culture of inclusion and mutual respect for all employees from every walk of life, reflecting the community we make games for. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable applicants regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Apply for this position Back to job

You must be logged in to to apply to this job.

Apply

Your application has been successfully submitted.

Please fix the errors below and resubmit.

Something went wrong. Please try again later or contact us.

Personal Information

Profile

View resume

Details

{{notification.msg}}