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Lead Concept Artist

Location

Liverpool, UK with Remote / Flexible working considered.

Duration

Permanent

Salary

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

The Role

We're looking for a Lead Concept Artist to support leadership in the creation and realisation of the game vision on a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals.

This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

This is an ambitious, AAA project with a heavy focus on art, animation and delivering unique character performances to heighten player presence and immersion to new levels.

Key responsibilities:
  • Build and lead a team of concept artists
  • Work closely with the Art Director to develop and deliver the highest standard of art assets and processes
  • Research and collect visual materials to help define and improve the visual style and contents of the game
  • Develop a positive and energetic team culture
  • Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team
  • Identify shortfalls in skills and support ongoing recruitment efforts to grow the Concept Artist team
Role requirements:
  • Proven experience as a Lead Concept Artist on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Strong traditional Fine Art skills
  • A detailed understanding of architecture, exterior spaces and anatomy
  • High level art skills in drawing, painting, environment, props, perspective, architecture, characters, anatomy
  • A good eye for composition and visual design principles
  • Excellent understanding of light and colour
  • Expert level knowledge of Photoshop or equivalent software
  • Have a strong portfolio of compelling environment and character designs
  • Experience with people management, skills development and mentoring
Additional or desired skills:
  • A portfolio that shows versatility and a range of styles
  • Experience working on a AAA title

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: HB-CSA-01