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Lead Concept Artist – AAA Games Project – Montreal OR UK

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24645 Posted: 1 year ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client are looking for an experienced, talented, and passionate Lead Concept Artist, a champion in the Art Team who will have a significant role in shaping the visual direction for a project. The successful candidate will help establish and convey the Art Director's vision through a wide array of concept art, key art & style guides produced by the team of artists.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • Minimum of 1 project in the portfolio as Lead Concept Artist
  • Strong experience in leading/coordinating work of an Artist team
  • Exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a strong artistic skill
  • Knowledge of various 3d game-development technical aspects
  • Knowledge of: Photoshop (or equivalent of 2d software), Zbrush, 3d software, like Maya, 3ds Max
  • Understanding of current standards and techniques of creating AAA games on PCs and consoles
  • Familiarity in team management and mentoring
  • Superb English language skills
  • Passion for Games

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervising talents of Concept Art team to achieve best possible result for the project and personal growth of team members
  • Leading a team of concept artists
  • Delivering day-to-day feedback and creatively solve problems
  • Understanding and evangelizing the visual style of the game
  • Review and provide feedback on work produced by external artists
  • Cooperating with artists, designers, and other disciplines to create engaging concepts
  • Performing consistent performance and compensation reviews of staff members
  • Collaborate with a team to achieve defined art direction
  • Working closely with production team on tasks assignment and a team schedule
  • Considering the gameplay implications of the design and the overall player experience
  • Performing recruitment projects with HR collaboration
  • Occasionally supporting the hiring team in recruitment process

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience

BENEFITS:

  • Performance based bonuses
  • Private health care including dental treatment
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation
  • In-company English language classes and Polish lessons for foreigner

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!

Tagged as: AAA, Concept Art, English

Tags: AAA , Concept Art , English Categories: Art , Creative

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