Lead Concept Artist - AAA Games Project - Montreal OR UK

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Montreal

Job Title Lead Concept Artist - AAA Games Project - Montreal OR UK
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client are looking for an experienced, talented, and passionate Lead Concept Artist, a champion in the Art Team who will have a significant role in shaping the visual direction for a project. The successful candidate will help establish and convey the Art Director's vision through a wide array of concept art, key art & style guides produced by the team of artists.

REQUIREMENTS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Extensive experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Minimum of 1 project in the portfolio as Lead Concept Artist
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Strong experience in leading/coordinating work of an Artist team
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Exceptional portfolio that demonstrates a strong artistic skill
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Knowledge of various 3d game-development technical aspects
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Knowledge of: Photoshop (or equivalent of 2d software), Zbrush, 3d software, like Maya, 3ds Max
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Understanding of current standards and techniques of creating AAA games on PCs and consoles
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Familiarity in team management and mentoring
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Superb English language skills
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Passion for Games


RESPONSIBILITIES:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Supervising talents of Concept Art team to achieve best possible result for the project and personal growth of team members
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Leading a team of concept artists
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Delivering day-to-day feedback and creatively solve problems
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Understanding and evangelizing the visual style of the game
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Review and provide feedback on work produced by external artists
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Cooperating with artists, designers, and other disciplines to create engaging concepts
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Performing consistent performance and compensation reviews of staff members
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Collaborate with a team to achieve defined art direction
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Working closely with production team on tasks assignment and a team schedule
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Considering the gameplay implications of the design and the overall player experience
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Performing recruitment projects with HR collaboration
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Occasionally supporting the hiring team in recruitment process


DESIRED SKILLS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Unreal Engine 4 experience


BENEFITS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Performance based bonuses
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Private health care including dental treatment
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Comprehensive assistance in relocation
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>In-company English language classes and Polish lessons for foreigner


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 417!
Salary DOE
Location Montreal
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 13/01/2021
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