#163231

Casual Game Concept Artist

Location:
Redmond,WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
01/04/2021
Posted By:
Shawn Sharp
Date:
12/16/2020

Job Description:

Candidates will have a proven track record in creating high-quality artwork in a broad range of styles and finish levels, from storyboards and sketches to polished color concept work. Candidates are confident in programs like Photoshop and Illustrator and versed in Animate/Flash, or equivalent programs, as well as knowledge of current visualization processes and techniques. This individual is expected to bring creativity, efficient communication and high impact to the visual design process and to collaborate effectively with development team members. The right candidate will have a deep understanding of popular trends in entertainment and graphic design across several target audiences. Some fluency with 3D tools is considered a bonus.

                                          

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong Expert knowledge in Photoshop.
  • A strong foundation in traditional media
  • Passion for pushing the visual direction while also supporting the needs of the team

 

                                          

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Art Director and experience designers to create all levels of conceptualization in 2d art and product visualizations.
  • Maintain consistency of the appropriate style across a project, under the direction of the Art Director
  • Primarily responsible for providing UI mockups, design sketches, and detailed concept drawings of new scenarios to be implemented by our team of game artists.
  • Primarily responsible for rendering detailed scenic/environmental drawings and/or digital paintings in 2D, sometimes based on primitive 3D geometry provided by designers and artists, sometimes based off game builds or even photographs… there is a wide variety of work.
  • Secondarily responsible for supporting other teams with story boards and other forms of visualizations.
  • Secondarily responsible for the creation of final assets for use in the product and user interface

                                          

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years working in production as a concept artist for video games.
  • AA/BFA preferred, or can demonstrate through portfolio an industry standard level of art
  • A Strong portfolio featuring digital and traditional media. The portfolio must include both professional work and personal work showing work from sketch work to polished pieces.
  • A Firm grasp of using color and lighting techniques to create mood, definition, atmosphere and depth.
  • Examples of design and rendering of both architectural and organic spaces, interior and exterior environments

                                          

                                                        

Client Description:

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.