Weapon Concept Artist (Dirty Bomb)

Splash Damage
Bromley, London, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The Role

As the Weapon Concept Artist on Dirty Bomb, you do not only have an odd affinity for weapons, but love designing anything hard surface; guns, props, gadgets & deployables are your thing! Additionally, you possess in-depth knowledge of how mechanical things work and care deeply about the functionality of your designs. Details, details… details – you love details down to the last pixel. Does this sound like? If so, you might just be a great fit for our Weapon Concept Artist role on our Dirty Bomb team!

Responsibilities at a Glance

  • Create believable and inspiring concept art for various hard surface assets such as weapons, gadgets, deployable & more
  • Create solid artwork that may include everything from thumbnails to orthographic designs to polished illustrations
  • Work with art leads to ensure that designs fit within the look and feel of the world/universe
  • Collaborate with other departments including 3D, VFX, animation, and game design to make sure concepts fit within vision for gameplay and final execution
  • May be tasked with creating concept artwork beyond the boundaries of hard surface, including characters/costume, props, marketing artwork, and environmental assets as needed
  • Adhere to schedule and meet deadlines

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • A passion for games and enthusiasm for playing games
  • Strong weapon design and illustration skills
  • Strong understanding of proportion, scale, perspective, lighting, and colour
  • Strong grasp of real world weapon (and vehicle) functionality and design
  • Basic understanding of 3D, experience creating designs to be translated into 3D
  • Expert in Photoshop, Painter, or related software

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Concept art skills beyond weapons a major plus
  • Vehicle concept art skills a major plus
  • Training in traditional art mediums (painting, sculpting, etc.)
  • 3D art skills a plus

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please apply on our careers page.

We review every application which is sent to us and due to the amount we receive this can often cause a delay in our feedback response. Please provide your CV, Portfolio ( if necessary ) and a Cover Letter. As we receive hundreds of applications for our live roles try to make your application stand out from the rest, show us something fun and unique which really displays your character and assets!

About the Company

Splash Damage is famous for crafting blockbuster multiplayer experiences from our studio in Greater London. Our recent projects include multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb and Gears of War 4.

We're currently expanding for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for talented superstars to help build them.

We look after our staff with a comprehensive package of perks and benefits, and have been awarded The Sunday Times’s Best Companies accreditation three years running. Come join us!