We are pleased to announce that we have an opening for a new Concept Artist to join our highly experienced team at Atomhawk Design Ltd.
The job is full time and would involve relocation to Newcastle/Gateshead, UK.
All applicants must be holders of UK or EU passports as unfortunately we are not able to offer sponsorship for a work permit at this time.
Job title: Concept Artist (Junior to Intermediate)
Location and hours: Gateshead/Full time
Hierarchy and reporting lines: Reports to the Lead Concept Artists and Art Director.
Concept Artists work directly with team lead artists and are responsible for creating the concepts in a broad range of style in accordance to the requirements of each project/client. The role involves visualising characters, environments and creating storyboards. Candidates must have a broad range of styles; real world as well as fantasy, sci-fi, stylized work.
Creating concept art for characters, environments, objects to various levels of finish and time constraints.
Mood and feeling of what the character/scene is about.
Architecture – The layout and special proportions of a building; a good knowledge of architectural styles would be advantageous.
Anatomy – basically a blueprint of how the character should be built. A “T-pose” or partial “T-pose” sketch.
Material and texture drawings. These are drawings that have the material qualities of the surfaces in them. This includes the actual photographic blemishes in the face, tooth of the cloth, etc.
Familiar with Photoshop and/or Painter, and a high capacity to learn new tools.
Strong background in traditional art skills.
Good sense of light, form, tone, palette.
Must be able to paint/sketch at speed.
Skills Considered a Bonus:
Experience with 3-D software (Max or Maya) a plus.
Familiar with videogames a plus.
Flash and Vector-based design work.
Education and Experience:
HND/Degree qualification in related subject or equivalent work experience.
A portfolio that demonstrates an industry standard level of art.
In addition to having a good foundation of artistic ability, the role requires working as part of a team and so enthusiasm and good communication skills are desirable.
Please send your CV and a link to your online portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary: To be determined