Salary on application
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Permanent | Full Time
Lead Concept Artist in Sheffield
We’re looking for a Lead Concept Artist to take on a position at an award-winning studio in Sheffield. If you love to create art for top quality games and have a keen eye for aesthetics, this role could be perfect for you.
As a Lead Concept Artist, you will be responsible for setting the artistic vision for projects and mentoring junior team members, to ensure the upkeep of quality in the studio’s output. In return for your enthusiasm, you will benefit from a sociable culture, as well as the option of flexitime and several other industry-leading perks!
Lead Concept Artist responsibilities:
Set the artistic style and vision for projects, working alongside the Art Director
Drive direction of projects
Create and iterate on ideas whilst keeping in line with the artistic vision of the project
Mentor more junior members of the team to help them improve
Ensure quality and consistency is maintained throughout the project across the team
Work with the production team to ensure briefs are delivered on time and to a high quality
Key requirements for this role in Sheffield:
5+ years’ experience in a Senior Concept Artist position
2+ AAA titles shipped in a senior role
Excellent knowledge of Photoshop
Keen eye for aesthetics and details
Able to work in multiple artistic styles
Able to quickly create and iterate on ideas
Appreciation for lighting and colour theory
Awareness of cultural influences such as TV, movies, books, etc.
Natural problem-solver and communicator
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a flourishing studio and have an impact on the future games they produce. If you are passionate about creating a beautiful player experience with stunning art, you will fit right in here, as all team members are gamers at heart! This is helped along by the fact that the studio encourages every individual to have their say and be entirely themselves at work.
As well as the benefits mentioned above, you will also be able to enjoy the sociable culture here at the studio, as many events are organised throughout the year in order to facilitate genuine friendships within the team.
Tags: Games, Concept Artist, Artists, Lead Artist, AAA, Game Studio
A little bit about the city: Sheffield
Sheffield is a big city with the feel of a small town, with a booming creative industry that has been recognised as the best in the North, this vibrant city welcomes talent and innovation. Lying partly within the Peak District, Sheffield has been nicknamed ‘The Outdoor City’ allowing plenty of opportunity for adventure, from mountain biking to visiting a tropical greenhouse. Sheffield also boasts a wealth of culture including theatres and the National Videogame Museum. Thanks to strong transport links, Sheffield is also easily reached from other major cities such as Leeds and Nottingham.
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