|Employer:||OPM Recruitment Ltd|
|Location:||UK - South East|
|Date posted:||Wednesday, February 27th 2013|
Job Type: Contract 10 months
Salary between £200 - £300 per day
CONCEPT ARTIST REQUIRED.
Our client is a multi-award winning developer and is amongst the best game studios in the world with a world class team of game makers at its heart.
To be a part of this talented team you need to be passionate about games and committed to being the best in the world at what you do.
They require an experienced Concept Artist with a strong ability to visualise ideas, concepts and designs. You will be expected to contribute ideas and run with a loose description as well as be able to work to creative direction by others.
The Concept Artist visualises level designs, colour schemes, and the overall mood and feel of the game. Although not involved in creating the actual game art, the Concept Artist will help determine the look of many aspects of the game. A good Concept Artist needs to be able to generate digital painted art at high speed as well as be able to generate high quality matte paintings when given the time. They must generate high quality digital images quickly that will inspire the team and can even be used as temporary placeholder art. They need to be very good at "perspective style" artwork and real and organic architecture. The Concept Artist should also be able to visualise vehicle action sequences.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Concept Artists are exceptionally talented artists with extensive professional production experience. From a technical standpoint, Concept Artists possess strong drawing and painting skills in colour and black and white. They have extensive experience with Photoshop and knowledge of other digital paint programs and a good understanding of 3D content creation tools (Maya).
A Concept Artist's portfolio should demonstrate the following:
- Very strong traditional illustration skills in a variety of media as well as excellent drawing skills
- A strong ability to draw in perspective
- A strong ability to think in 3D
- Good use of light and shadow
- Concept development
- Ability to create photorealistic matte paintings
- Ability to create a strong mood
- Ability to work within specific styles, including a style set by another artist or art director.
If this sounds like your next role please email your up to date CV in MS WORD FORMAT and Portfolio link to email@example.com
Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |
Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |
The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.