Senior Concept Artist - New IP

Creative Assembly
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The team behind the multi-award-winning ALIEN: Isolation, fresh from developing Halo Wars 2 with Microsoft and 343 industries, are looking for more world-class talent to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, accomplished Visual Designer/concept Artist to come on board at the beginning of this exciting new project and help shape and evolve this new world into an immersive and engaging player space.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Concept Artist for the new project, you will have significant experience in a creative environment and demonstrate the ability to both conceive of and deliver engaging visual designs.

You will be responsible for creating imagery which informs and enhances visual quality, helping to shape the look of the game and our production design.

Communication is critical to the success of this role. You will be proactive in collaborating closely with your fellow concept artists, along with writers, production artists, and of course designers, to gain all the information you need to create persuasive concept design

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential

  • Superb rendering and design realisation skills
  • An excellent understanding of character design, anatomy and costume
  • A good eye for functional design – architecture, production or industrial design
  • Good compositional skills, spatial construction and lighting
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to receive and provide clear feedback
  • An open, approachable personality and the ability to mentor junior artists
  • Comfortably implement and adapt to feedback and design changes 

Desirable

  • Traditional art skills
  • Experience of working in a games development environment
  • Familiarity with 3D or sculpting packages
  • Story boarding skills

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.