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Concept Artist

Posted on / 10.03.18

Visionary Realms is looking for a Concept Artist with a passion for building worlds for our upcoming fantasy MMORPG Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. The ideal candidate will understand and be able to participate in the creation of concept art based upon descriptions and directions of the design and art teams and be able to iterate changes quickly based on the feedback of peers and management. The concept artist reports to the Creative Director. There is a strong preference for candidates located in the San Diego, California region, however we will consider exceptional non-local applications as well. This is a full-time contracted position. Priority consideration is given to those with 2+ years of experience, having shipped at least one title.

Responsibilities

  • Develop wide range of highly creative character, creature and environment concept art
  • Provide detailed level paintings in 2D based on primitive geometry given by world builders
  • Improve creative process in collaborative environment by giving feedback
  • Attain project deadlines and milestones established by project leads
  • Support lead concept artist in managing external concept art resources
  • Requirements

    • Strong digital concept art illustration and design skills for environment, props, characters, vehicles, weapons, accessories and effects in Adobe Photoshop
    • Excellent 2D texturing and surfacing skills in Adobe Photoshop
    • Speed painting and mood board art
    • Strong understanding of colour theory
    • Color palettes and color scripts
    • Understanding of animation principles and film language to produce sequential art for storyboarding
    • 3D modeling for props and accessories
    • Possessed of a creative mind with strong brainstorming and ideation skills
    • Key Strengths

      • Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and a strong work ethic
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to follow a brief and direction well
      • Ability to work independently
      • Reputation for producing high quality concepts and artwork on time and on budget
      • High-energy and positive approach
      • Dedicated to to the role – highly determined and driven mindset to achieve
      • Possess a “duty of care ethic” to ensure artwork delivered to the departments meets the requirements and can be translated to asset form
      • A willingness to know the game intimately by actively play-testing and viewing how the concept art relates within the context of the game world
      • To Apply:

        Please send your resumé and portfolio to jobs@visionaryrealms.com with the subject line: Concept Artist Application. Applications without an included portfolio will not be considered.