Senior Concept Artist


Carlsbad, CA, USA 100% Remote

Full time

Concept Artist

Mar 6

We are looking for a Senior Concept Artist who can help drive the creation of new concepts on a new and upcoming game, as well as support the production team with any concept art needs.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Director, Lead Artist and Design Director to bring ideas to life in 2D
  • Vast and precise visual 2D development of environmental and character art assets — ranging from quick sketches and proof-of-concept storyboards to final art that will be used in the game and by other artists to further develop their work
  • Rapidly and effectively generate multiple rough thumbnail concept sketches to visualize a wide range of variant ideas and solve visual design problems
  • Quickly iterate on concepts and give design variations
  • Working closely with outsource vendors and providing feedback to them
  • Encourage and share knowledge with more junior team members

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of experience as a concept artist — please include your portfolio with relevant industry/personal work
  • Experience working closely and effectively with outsource vendors
  • Excellent eye for composition, color theory, design
  • Strong rendering skills, and ability to adapt to different art styles
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and suggest solutions in pitches, art reviews and impromptu conversations
  • Ability to bring a multitude of original creative ideas to the table and to articulate them visually
  • Ability to follow and or guide an existing or evolving art style
  • Ability to mentor artists when called upon
  • An understanding of how light interacts with objects, materials, and environmental elements. The ability to use light as a tool to communicate both form and mood.
  • Quick accurate sketching skills for storyboards/proof-of-concept pitches
  • A capacity to come up with unique and creative ideas in your work
  • Must know how to simplify and stylize characters and likenesses so that they can
  • Previous experience working with IP/likenesses
  • Previous experience creating concepts for mobile title
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite

Nice to Have Skills

  • UI design experience
  • High-quality logo creation
  • Storyboarding experience
  • 3D texture painting
  • Passion for battle royale genre of games
  • The ability to integrate basic 2D art into Unity
  • Knowledge of Maya

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $90, 000 and $136, 000 per year. 

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