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Senior Concept Artist

San Francisco, California
Permanent | Job ID #70784 | $90,000 - $100,000 yearly | Posted 3 weeks ago

Onward Play is seeking to hire a Senior Concept Artist. The Sr. Concept Artist will work closely with the Art Director and Producers, crafting art assets which drive the visual identity of the game. This Artist will also build final in-game artwork and placeholder artwork, as well as help coordinate the production of other assets made by the art team.


  • Build top-of-the-line game artwork at all stages of the pipeline, including early concept art, and final game artwork and assets
  • Communicating closely with the Art Director and working in tandem with them daily
  • Work closely with the Art Director in the ongoing establishment, execution, maintenance, and development of the game’s core art style and style guide


  • 5 years of experience as a concept artist, please include your portfolio with relevant industry/personal work.
  • Excellent eye for composition, color theory, design
  • Strong rendering skills, and ability to adapt to different art styles
  • Photoreal or Stylized portfolios are both acceptable
  • Flexible mastery of art for different subject matter (Characters, Environments, Props, UI) highly valued for this role
  • Ability to visualize ideas from others quickly and clearly during conceptual phases in storyboards/mockups
  • A capacity to come up with unique and creative ideas in your work
  • BFA or equivalent degree
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Photoshop
  • UI design experience
  • Previous experience working with IP/likenesses
  • Previous experience working in Fantasy genres, a plus
  • 3D texture painting
  • Interest in puzzle genre of mobile games
  • Interest in RPG genre of mobile games
  • The ability to integrate basic art into Unity, a plus
  • Knowledge of Maya, a plus
  • Understanding of animation principles and aesthetics of Mobile Games, a plus

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $90,000 - $100,000 yearly


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