id Software is looking for talented and creative concept artists skilled at conceptualizing a wide variety of characters, environments, and other game media and creating detailed art direction materials. Ideal candidates will present previous and current work demonstrating an ability to create and refine rapidly, but with an artistic precision that can accurately and efficiently translate into the asset creation process.
Work collaboratively with art director, lead designer and other leads in defining the overall look, style, and atmosphere of the game
Create sketches, technical drawings, mood paintings, and story boards etc. of a wide variety of game assets, including environments, characters and set pieces
3+ years of game or film industry experience as a concept artist
Substantial examples of current and past work demonstrating a strong understanding shape, perspective, texture, color, lighting, and composition
Ability to work quickly through concept iterations, but also able to create refined and precise concept drawings/paintings that easily translate into buildable game assets
Extensive experience with appropriate and relevant 2D toolsets
Self-motivated, but able to take feedback and criticism and properly reflect comments in work
Excellent team player with very strong work ethic and a collaborative/cooperative attitude
Passion for games and gaming
Good time management skills and efficient development processes, and the ability to apply those principles towards effectively meeting schedules and deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Significant contributions to at least 1 AAA shipped game
Familiarity with id Software games, characters, brands and universes
Proficiency with modeling tools (Max, Maya, LightWave, Modo or other similar) or understanding of modeling process.
University or equivalent art-related degree