Concept Artist

Hangar 13
Brighton , London, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Concept Artist

LOCATION:  Brighton, UK

FUNCTION:  Art/Animation

REPORTS TO:  Art Director


What We Need: 

Hangar 13 is currently looking for an environment Concept Artist. The ideal candidate will be able to create a wide variety of detailed environment concepts, take direction well, and iterate on ideas in a team atmosphere. To be considered for this role candidates must submit a link to an online portfolio when applying.

What You Will Do: 

  • Create a range of assets from characters, environments and even props while maintaining the core game vision set by the Art Director and Game Designers
  • Sketch explorative thumbnails in 2D and 3D
  • Create concepts from early production to final render
  • Create quick open line designs that communicate space and form
  • Provide feedback through paint overs
  • Storyboard creation

Skills & Requirements

Who We Think Will Be A Good Fit:

  • We are looking for an expert level digital artist with traditional drawing and painting skills. Someone who is passionate about designing environments in an open world game setting. Since is a team effort, someone who flourishes within a collaborative atmosphere would be happiest.
  • 3+ years of experience in games
  • Degree in Fine Art or related experience
  • Hard surface and vehicle design abilities
  • Ability to quickly iterate on ideas visually
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Self-motivated toward solving creative problems
  • Understanding of anatomy, creature and character design
  • Illustration skills, deep understanding of composition, color theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia III. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”

Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic).

We work collaboratively across our 4 locations to develop games as one global team. Each of our locations provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console in a diverse and inclusive environment!