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Company Name:
Deep Silver Volition
Location:
Champaign, Illinois
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
High School or equivalent

Concept Artist

Volition is seeking an energetic, driven, and creative concept artist to help define the look of our titles.  You will be working in a collaborative environment of artists, designers, and programmers and will have the opportunity to contribute to the projects well beyond the bounds of great looking concept art.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the game vision, other disciplines, and the team by communicating through concepts
  • Inspire the team by exploring and defining the setting, tone and mood of the game through richly detailed and inspiring concept art
  • Create concept art that is clear, concise, and easily readable for production artists to take into fully realized 3D assets
  • Collaborate with other team members from varied disciplines to drive the game vision forward

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of applicable game industry experience – leadership experience is a plus
  • Strong understanding of lighting, anatomy, composition, perspective, color theory, scale, proportion, value and architectural design
  • Be an expert in Photoshop but any additional software packages such as 3D software for scene blocking is a plus
  • Communicate ideas visually as well as verbally
  • Ability to give and receive critique from all members of the team

Sample work required:

  • Current samples of 2D art work including digital paintings, sketches, direction sheets, etc
  • Current samples of any relevant 3D game artwork