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Art Director - Concept Art Team - Guildford - Console Games

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location Surrey

Location: Guildford, London

Salary: £Neg

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: AAA Console Games

 

OPM is pleased to be collaborating with this leading multinational developer of major AAA console video game franchises.

They are now looking to grow their team in London searching for an experienced Art Director to join their team delivering through technical excellence, world-class game feel and AAA audiovisual quality.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCULDE:

 

Strong ability to be able to produce a broad spectrum of concept work needed in a studio, everything from quick thumbnails through to final illustrations and renders.
Strong Industry leading understanding of color theory, value structure, and lighting fundamentals with an application to both character and environment concept art.
Be as comfortable creating characters as they are painting environments.
Collaborate with Art Directors, Production Teams, Concept Artists and Content Leads.
Must have a passion for videogames.

 

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

 

Strong traditional art skills
Ideally two shipped AAA titles as a Lead Concept Artist
Thumbnails and finished illustrations
A strong understanding of industrial design describing function and form
Good eye for composition
Ability to think in three dimensions
Great use of color, light and shadow
A breadth of creative styles
Broad interest in aspects of visual art outside of video and computer games
A good grasp of concept development and design
Great communication skills, a drive to improve everything and a motivation to make a difference is essential.