Do you live and breathe concept design?
Are you passionate about driving the conceptualization of in-game worlds and leading ideas from concept to execution?
If so, our Senior Concept Artist role might be the perfect fit for you!
Relic Entertainment, a wholly owned studio of SEGA, is the award winning RTS developer of Homeworld, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes, and we’re on the hunt for a Senior Concept Artist to work at our Vancouver studio. As a studio, our role is to create a workplace where people are energized and empowered to not only do their best work but to continually surpass their best. We’ll push you out of your comfort zone to become the best version of you by giving you the ownership and creative freedom to solve our most challenging problems.
As an integral part of our team, you will create and flesh out the vision for one of our unannounced projects. You will have the opportunity to work with a world class team of artists, game designers, and programmers, and create artwork that will serve as the base for developing an AAA game experience for our players.
As our Senior Concept Artist you will…
Partner with the Art Director on the visual development of our game worlds
Illustrate and lead concepts through all phases of the development process, from pre-production to release
Create concepts based on verbal discussions and written descriptions
Refine ideas and illuminate areas of possible further development
Use your tact and judgement to expand on environments while adhering to the established art direction
Work closely with the art and design teams to develop and implement ideas and concepts in-game
Create orthographic illustrations for outsourcing
We’re looking for someone who has…
5+ years of experience in a concept art role
A strong skillset that encompasses both 2D and 3D work
A stunning portfolio that includes a variety of concept designs and illustrations
A passion for producing jaw-dropping concept work
A solid understanding of how art ties into the game development process
The ability to create work within a broad variety of styles and genres
It’s a bonus if you have…
A degree or certificate in Illustration, Painting, Industrial Design, or Film Design
Experience creating concept art for AAA titles in the gaming industry
A keen understanding of the newest techniques and trends in the gaming industry
A love for games!
What’s in it for you?
In addition to working on AAA games and learning a ton, we offer top-notch benefits and perks, including an extensive extended health benefits plan, retirement savings plan, and support for any required relocation or immigration efforts. On top of that, we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games so we offer competitive total compensation packages.
Please apply through this portal - you'll find the application below! Make sure to tell us a bit about yourself and let us know why YOU would be a great fit for our team!
Regrettably, we are unable to interview all applicants. Please be patient while we review every application. We will get in touch with the applicants that best fit what we’re looking for, so please make sure you tell us about yourself and how you would like to contribute to our team.
Note: We are currently only able to accept applications from individuals who are legally qualified to work in Canada.