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Senior Concept Artist, Ready At Dawn Studios
Location: Irvine, CA
Ready At Dawn Studios was founded in 2003 by senior members of Naughty Dog and Blizzard Entertainment with the goal of creating an independent game studio that makes great games within a fun working environment.
We have created three of the best-selling and highest reviewed PSP games of all time in Daxter and God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta and have recently finished the visually stunning The Order: 1886 for the PS4 platform.
The Senior Concept Artist is responsible for creating original and imaginative concept art for characters, environments and other game assets. A successful candidate is expected to present a clear and comprehensive process of research and exploration that supports their final art, and have a strong understanding of efficient ideation techniques.
The ability to work both independently and in cooperation with Leads and other Artists to complete assignments and a demonstration of strong artistic interpretation skills is also required.
- Outstanding portfolio that demonstrates a strong artistic style and design sensibility
- Strong use of research and reference material that supports idea generation and problem solving
- Excellent drawing skills in both traditional and digital formats, experience in Photoshop, Painter, etc.
- Excellent understanding of human and animal anatomy, form, proportion and scale, and the ability to bend those rules in a creative and stylistic way
- Superior eye for light, value, color and composition
- Excellent communication skills and ability to take direction and accept critical review of your work
- Familiarity with and passion for games
Additional Skills (Pluses):
- Strong understanding of general 3d and game art production techniques
- Some basic Maya experience (or comparable 3d software)
Please send samples of your work with your application. Ready At Dawn is currently looking for all levels of Concept Artists.
Interested? Apply now.
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