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Experienced/Senior Concept Artist – East Anglia – Games

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Ninja Theory

Concept Artist – £DOE – East Anglia – Games

Location: East Anglia

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Depending on experience

OPMs client is currently looking for an extremely skilled and inspired Concept Artist.

You will work alongside the Environment and Character Art teams, and play an important role as the company look to build upon the visual quality of their products.  For this reason they are looking not only for a talented artist, but also an original thinker; with the ability to take cues from existing design requirements and build upon them with your own ideas.

Responsibilities

  • Work with development team on visual development of gameplay ideas, characters, locations, props, vehicles and game atmosphere.
  • Help develop art reference guides and a cohesive art style for all aspects of the game through concept images.
  • Collaborate effectively with other artists to ensure the overall quality of the product.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Numerous years in games industry (or equivalent)
  • Great eye for stylization, your portfolio must have examples of this
  • Strong knowledge of Photoshop or other 2D art packages
  • Strong traditional artistic skills with a good grasp of anatomy, architecture, technical, graphic design and colour theory, plus the ability to adapt to different styles.
  • Receptive to art direction and ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.
  • Great eye for stylization.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the use of lighting and composition.
  • Understanding of the game development pipeline, and the role of Concept Art.
  • Passion for video games
  • Originality and creativity.
  • Passion and ability to work as a positive, collaborative, enthusiastic, ambitious and contributing team member with a real desire to be part of the team.

Desirable Skills

  • Graphic Design experience
  • Experience with 3D packages

Is this you? Then please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV or call Claire on +44 (0) 1206 214413

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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