Character Concept Artist - RPG Team

Playground Games
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Playground Games is looking for a Character Concept Artist to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

You will work in conjunction with the Art Director to transform ideas and level mesh into awe inspiring concept and productions paintings. You must have strong grasp for visual design and excellent foundation skills. You must be flexible, highly motivated and detail conscious.

A background in Fine Art is also desirable (but not essential) for this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced, creative artists who are looking to further their career with an ambitious developer.

Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent foundation skills
  • A Strong understanding of visual design principles
  • Excellent understanding of light and colour
  • Excellent understanding of silhouettes and value relationships
  • The ability to capture key moods/elements/lighting in the early stages of your work
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for games

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Playground Games is an Xbox Game Studio and one of the highest rated video game developers in the world, with two AAA studios based in Leamington Spa. 

Famed for the critically-acclaimed Forza Horizon franchise, our latest release, Forza Horizon 4, is the highest rated Xbox exclusive this generation with a 92 metacritic. In both 2017 and 2018 the studio has awarded Best Place to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

Our newly-established second studio is committed to bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from around the world to develop an unannounced open-world action RPG.