Senior Concept Artist - Gaming

Santa Monica, California | Permanent | Job ID #50633 |
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Our entertainment/Gaming client is looking for a SENIOR CONCEPT ARTIST to creating visuals to bring worlds to life. The position works with environment artists, feel engineers and gameplay engineers to create experiences that move people.

The role creates key paintings to establish an experience that emotes feeling, that visualizes a living-and-breathing world and tells stories through landscapes/buildings/props/materials, making visual suggestions to help solve graphic problems.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience creating concept art for animation, film or video games, or be able to provide a portfolio of art related achievements.
  • Be comfortable with simplistic/minimalistic visual style.
  • Be able to quickly communicate ideas using simple visuals.
  • Be willing and able to learn the basics of our engine and tools.
  • Respond well to feedback, criticism and iterative design and/or continual improvement of our games.

​​Must Have:

  • Modeling experience with Maya
  • Rigging experience with Maya.
  • Animation experience with Maya.
  • Experience in graphic design.
  • Experience in storyboarding.
  • Experience in visual effects.
  • The big picture in mind, self-motivating and able to anticipate future needs and problems.

All applicants will be expected to complete an art challenge demonstrating an understanding of the above requirements.




  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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