Character Concept Artist

Lightforge Games

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

Concept Artist

Photoshop 3D

Jan 18

Lightforge Games is looking for a Character Concept Artist!

We're looking for a Concept Artist to help us develop and define our game’s art style by creating compelling 2D artwork in collaboration with our art and design teams. We're seeking talented candidates of all experience levels — from associate to senior!

In this role, you'll work closely with the Art Director and Art Leads to help develop and define our game's art style and workflow processes. You will brainstorm thoughts and ideas from all sources through 2D concept artwork, while helping to ensure that everything we create is achieving our established quality and style standards.

By joining us at this early stage, your art will play a huge role in guiding the direction of our project and our team. We’re looking for someone who loves working in a cross-disciplinary team, and is excited to take on new challenges and grow along with us.

Responsibilities

  • Concept a variety of environment props and biomes
  • Concept the look of new characters, creatures, attire, and weapons
  • Regularly meet with the team to review artwork from in-house artists and outsource studios
  • Sync 1:1 with Art Director and Team Leads to define look and feel of art assets
  • Be an active voice in art team meetings and sprint planning sessions
  • Embrace and uphold our Core Values
  • Contribute your story to Lightforge's direction
  • Listening to and empowering the stories of others

Requirements

  • Highly functional knowledge of Photoshop or similar digital content creation tools and demonstrated proficiency creating digital art assets
  • Understanding of environments and the anatomies of natural and unnatural biomes
  • Thorough understanding of color and color theory
  • Fundamental knowledge of human and animal anatomy
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to fully embrace a remote work culture
  • Growth mindset - A desire to do your best work without being ego-driven or resistant to feedback and guidance

Pluses

  • Concept environments and props in 3D, with assets that could then be used for the game.

If this sounds like a job you might be suited for, but maybe you think you're not quite ready, we’d love to hear from you anyway! You never know what's around the corner...

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Lightforge Games is an all-remote video game studio of industry veterans on a quest to change how the world plays RPGs

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