Senior Concept Artist

First Contact Entertainment is seeking a well-rounded senior concept artist to join our Art Department. The ideal candidate has experience working on AAA titles, has a passion for gaming, and has the ability to create immersive and story-driven environments & character designs.

Area

Art

Job Type

Location

Full Time

Santa Monica, CA USA

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work closely with the Art Director & Lead Concept Artist to visualize environments, characters, props and vfx concepts for various projects.

  • Create detailed concepts over level block-outs from initial sketch to final illustration.

  • Create turn-arounds & spec-sheets with well detailed notes and call-outs for various Art Department needs.

  • Ability to manage and provide feedback to 3D production artists.

  • Ability to research, analyze and gather reference for a variety of subject matters & genres.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.

 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • 3+ years of experience creating high quality concept art and illustration for film or games.

  • Exceptional understanding of Adobe Photoshop or equivalent digital painting program.

  • Strong understanding of foundation art principles including: lighting, composition, color theory, perspective, anatomy, architecture and graphic design.  

  • Bachelor's Degree in Art, Design, or equivalent work experience.

  • Exceptional 2D portfolio demonstrating desired skills.

  • Must be currently eligible to work in the USA for any employer.

  • Experience creating high quality concepts for a variety of art department disciplines (environments, characters, storyboards, props, vfx, etc.)

DESIRED SKILLS
  • Knowledge of 3D software & game development pipeline.

  • Experience navigating Unreal Engine 4.

  • Experience in developing multiplayer video games and/or VR titles.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send all required documents listed below to: jobs@firstcontactent.com

      

SUBMISSION / PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS
  • Cover Letter (optional)

  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills

  • Only digital artwork submissions such as website, blog or online album will be accepted 

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