Concept Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Manchester

Job Title Concept Artist
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description About the Role:
We are currently seeking a talented Concept Artist to join a North West based studio on an exciting project that is currently in full production. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to creatively influence a brand new franchise and be a part of our development strategy for years to come. This is a full time, in-house role currently based in the Greater Manchester area. Employment is based on an Initial 3 month temporary contract, leading to a contract extension or permanent role upon review.  

Experience:
Preferably 3 years games industry experience or experience of working on a full cycle of at least 1 published title. Applicants that do not have the preferred experience, but can provide strong portfolios displaying outstanding creative and technical ability will be taken in to consideration.  

Responsibilities:
  • Create concept art for levels, environments, characters, weapons and other game world assets.
  • Develop a strong, cohesive art style and themes for the project.
  • Uphold an aesthetic visual art style for the entire project.
  • Build a characters concept evolution from rough concepts to a final tight production board.
  • Preparing detailed design reference sheets for 3D production.
  • Develop story boards and level concepts for use by level designers.


Skills:
  • Excellent traditional art skills.
  • Perfect knowledge of digital arts using the most common graphic software packages (Photoshop).
  • Outstanding portfolio, demonstrating a wide array of subject matter such as environments, characters, weapons and more.


Additional Qualities:
  • Ability to create textures for 3D models.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and initiative.
  • A strong interest in games and related media.
  • Team players, with good communication skills.
  • Passionate about games.
  • Basic knowledge of 3D packages.


Applications: Applicants that cannot provide examples of their work, or cannot legally work in the UK will not be considered.   Please send us your CV and any links to portfolio work to jobs@pixelbombgames.com, with the keyword “Beyond Jobs: Concept Artist”.
Salary DOE
Location Manchester
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 24/11/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Pixelbomb Games using their internal reference Beyond Jobs: Concept Artist.
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