Senior Concept Artist

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PixelOpus, creator of the award-winning action-adventure PS4 game Concrete Genie, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative team in crafting an exciting new PlayStation 5 title in collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation. PixelOpus is one of the Global Game Development Studios within the PlayStation Studios family. Located at PlayStation's HQ in San Mateo, CA.

We are currently looking for a Senior Concept Artist to join the Art team at PixelOpus. You'll be an intricate part of the Art Team and will have the opportunity to work on a variety of work such as: character design, prop development, UI/Interface visual design as well as lighting paint-overs. While reporting to the Art Director you will collaborate closely with other members of the team.

Senior Concept Artist

Responsibilities:

  • Generate high quality concept artwork for characters, environments, and prop concept thumbnails, sketches, breakdowns, reference sheets, ortho-graphics, paintings, and other digital imagery.

  • Crafting concept artwork and image paint-overs at a high pace to keep up with asset brief production.

  • Work from style guides to produce concept art with the appropriate sense of color, drama, shape language, personality, and design.

  • Provide high quality concept artwork at a high pace to support the asset guidelines and asset brief production.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant curriculum or equivalent Art skillset.

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience or related experience.

  • Portfolio showing high-quality examples of character, environments, and props concept art.

  • Strong command of foundation art skills (drawing, painting and rendering, material indication, perspective, composition, color theory, design, anatomy and 2d and 3d design techniques).

  • Excellent 2D drawing skills with a strong grasp of composition, color theory, perspective, lighting, environment and architecture.

  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent teammate, passion for games, and self-motivated.

  • Demonstrate strong interest in the field of games and self- learning ability

  • Strong design skills with the ability to design and render realistic believable stylized based characters, props, architecture, and natural landscapes using contemporary industry standard tools and techniques.

  • Strong ideation, brainstorming and documentation skills.

  • Proficiency in Photoshop with an emphasis on drawing, painting and image making. 3D modeling and sculpting skills are not required but are a plus.

 

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Date posted: 2022-07-23