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Get a job: Respawn seeks a Creature Concept Artist

The house responsible for Titanfall is looking to hire an artist to create creature concept art alongside the team at Respawn's Chatsworth, CA studio working on a 3rd-person action-adventure game.

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Creature Concept ArtistRespawn Entertainment

Location: Chatsworth, CA

You’ve been doodling creatures since you were a kid – from innocent to frightening and everything in between. You have a solid understanding of animal anatomy. When it comes to form and function, you know how to design a creature’s structure based on descriptions of behavior and this comes across in your designs of predator and prey.  

Your designs can be fun or scary, beautiful or off-putting, as well as cool, memorable, and evocative. If you are passionate and talented when it comes to creature concept art, we might have just the role for you. This position is for our team that is working on a new 3rd person action adventure game.

Responsibilities: 

  • Ceate strong designs of fictional but believable creatures.
  • Create concept artwork that may include everything from thumbnails to orthos to polished illustrations. Work with art leads to ensure that artwork fits within the look and feel of the world.
  • Collaborate with other depts such as 3D art, VFX, animation, and game design to make sure concepts fit within vision for gameplay and final execution.
  • May be tasked with creating concept artwork beyond creatures, including characters/costume, props, marketing artwork, and environmental assets as needed.
  • Adhere to schedule and meet deadlines.

 Requirements: 

  • Strong understanding of proportion, scale, perspective, lighting, and color.
  • Strong grasp of animal anatomy – skeletal and muscular structure, etc.
  • Strong design and illustration skills.
  • Basic understanding of 3D, experience creating designs to be translated into 3D.
  • Expert in Photoshop, Painter, or related software.
  • Concept art skills beyond creatures a major plus.
  • Strong traditional and/or 3D art skills a plus.

To consider you for this role we’ll need to see a portfolio with relevant concept art pieces.

Interested? Apply now.

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