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Company Name:
Vicarious Visions / Activision
Albany, New York
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Full Time
Playstation 4, Wii U, Xbox One
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
High School or equivalent

Concept Artist (Temporary)-Vicarious Visions

Concept Artist



Vicarious Visions is looking for imaginative and talented concept artists to join our studio to spearhead and champion visual development on the next generation of award-winning games for Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and mobile platforms.


Your responsibilities will include:

·        Create environmental concepts and mood pieces which help define landscapes, architectural set pieces and props;

·        Create character and creature concepts including character sheets and detailed callouts for equipment, weapons, costumes, etc…;

·        Ability to rapidly express visual direction in both detailed line art and color imagery;

·        Collaborate with technical leadership to establish a visual technical strategy that supports the project’s visual direction;

·        A high level of proficiency with 2D computer paint packages, such as Photoshop or Painter;

·        Mindset to be self-driven and accurately provide time estimates and then adhere to them;

·        Iterate on game assets with artists and art leadership via paint-overs and group critiques.


The skills and experience we’re looking for:

·        Excellent illustration skills, deep understanding of composition, anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette;

·        Experience working in a wide variety of styles with an emphasis and passion for exaggerate form and silhouette;

·        An understanding of how multiple design components can relate visually to support a bigger picture;

·        Strong working knowledge of 3D art techniques, software packages and re.

·        Solid foundation in traditional art, such as figure drawing, industrial design, landscape painting, and illustration.



Come work with us on our exciting new titles!  We offer a modern work environment, an outstanding compensation and benefits package, a fun, team environment, impressively affordable living, and an exceptional quality of life!  Please apply at www.vvisions.com.