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Character Concept Artist - Console Games - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location Other

Location: The Netherlands

Salary: Competitive for the area

Job Type: Permanent

Projects: AAA Console Games

OPM is excited to be working with this leading AAA games developer based in the Netherlands. With over a decade’s experience in the games industry, they have grown into a multicultural team of over 200 people that have strived to achieve technical and artistic excellence in their games.


You will work with the Art Director and a team of 2D and 3D artists to establish the direction for our character designs on upcoming projects;
You will design individual characters in accordance with the established art style, the game design and the narrative requirements;
You will create briefs and other materials to collaborate with other departments, artists and external parties;
You will collaborate with and provide feedback to the 3D team via paint/sculpt-overs;
You will create key art and mood paintings to establish tone, game mechanics, and/or story beats as needed;
You will create key art and other graphics for marketing and promotional materials, as needed.

Ideal candidate:

You’re self-motivated, a team player, and in possession of good written, visual and verbal communication skills;
You have impeccable taste and you know how to avoid the trodden path;
You draw from diverse, eclectic and sometimes unconventional influences;
You have world-class illustration and design skills, as well as expert-level knowledge of gesture, composition, anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette;
You are skilled in 2D digital content tools such as Photoshop, Painter, etc. with reasonable knowledge of 3D tools such as ZBrush;
You’re a positive, open-minded collaborator who appreciates feedback.


You have shipped AAA PC or console titles as a character concept artist.

Is this you? The please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV or call Claire on +44 (0) 1206 214413


The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.