Concept Artist

Cold Iron Studios
San Jose, California, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

  • Help establish the art vision for your area of expertise (weapons, characters, environments, etc)
  • Create concept art to be used as a guide for developing 3D game assets
  • Create thumbnails, mood explorations, and model sheets
  • Collaborate with other artists and designers to creatively solve problems
  • Assist in establishing pipelines for the best results in a given amount of time
  • Help define and maintain the high quality bar for the game
  • Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliveries

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft and become better game developers. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.

Skills & Requirements

  • Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency in at least one type of Concept Art
  • Professional experience working in games or entertainment
  • Ability to quickly iterate on design ideas and feedback from Directors
  • Ability to clearly communicate design ideas both verbally and visually
  • Self driven with strong communication skills
  • Ability to tackle challenges and problem solve with a strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player
  • An eye and for mood, lighting, composition, and color
  • Passion for playing and creating games
  • Understanding of how 2D concept art translates to real time 3D spaces
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and/or 3D art creation applications
  • No requirement.

How to Apply

Please apply by emailing your resume/portfolio to Kristin Hansen directly at

Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered

About the Company

Cold Iron Studios, a division of FoxNext Games, is on a mission to create games they want to play with people they love to work with. The studio was founded by three industry veterans in 2015, and has since expanded to 25+ awesome developers who are all experts in their discipline. The Cold Iron team is a diverse group of passionate gamers with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning MMO and action titles. Currently, the team is working on a new PC and console shooter based on the Alien franchise. The team is especially excited to be entrusted with the Alien universe and to provide Alien and gaming fans with an experience they will love