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Diverse Concept Artist – Multi Platform – Scotland – Games

Location: Dundee, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Tag Games


Formed in 2006 my client has a highly successful track record in game development for mobile and tablet devices. Their world class developers have played a key role in the production of some of the bestselling, and most critically acclaimed games in the world.

As the Concept Artist you will be a highly skilled and experienced individual comfortable in a variety of software packages including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects and 3D Studio MAX/Maya.

The role will involve the production of work setting a vision and direction for products on a number of gaming platforms including mobile, tablet, console and other devices.

As the chosen candidate you will possess a strong ability present their work to potential and existing clients to lead the company to future work opportunities.

You will have the capacity to work across multiple projects at any one time, working closely with other team members to ensure high standards of visuals are maintained over all projects within minimal scheduled times.

You must be strong generalists with excellent traditional art skills and demonstrate an ability to manage a wide variety of visual styles and work within the boundaries and guidelines of established properties where necessary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create high quality concept art that can include gameplay shots, characters, objects, architecture and environments, user interface etc. in a range of art styles.
  • Actively participate in production and art team meetings.
  • Pitch concept art to potential and exciting clients.
  • The capacity to create beautiful concept art quickly, coherently and in a multitude of art styles.
  • Expected to resolve issues on their own and/or seek out solutions with an appropriate team member.
  • Show a flexible approach allowing special and/or urgent assignments to be completed with minimum impact.
  • Mentor/Coach junior members of the art team, helping to develop their skills and capacity

Requirements include:

  • Candidates will ideally have numerous years of experience working on PC, console, handheld or mobile gaming platforms.
  • A distinct ability to quickly create effective and coherent concept, illustrative and sketch art.
  • Show a strong foundation in traditional drawing skills.
  • Have a proven track record of multiple drawing styles.
  • Possess a strong ability to present their work to potential and existing clients.
  • Show evidence of excellent 2D art creation skills, animation, texturing, graphic design etc.
  • Show an ability to meet tight deadline and follow direction, technical process and schedules.
  • Experience with agile development processes and source control systems preferred.
  • 3D conceptual art creation skills using 3DSmax (preferred) or Maya, including modelling, rigging, texturing, animation and lighting is a bonus.

Key Personal Attributes to include:

  • Ability to multi-task across various projects and styles
  • Fast workflow
  • Confident with client based pitches
  • Excellent teamwork skills, positive attitude and flexibility
  • Highly motivated with a hunger for on-going learning and development
  • A passion for games, ideally social, mobile and online games
  • Strong work ethic, combined with a sense of humour

Is this you? Please send your CV and portfolio to today!

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Unit 5 Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO3 8AB  | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214413 | Email:
 | Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm |

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Concept Art

Tags: Concept Art Categories: Art , Creative


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