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2D Concept Artist

Division: ZeniMax Online Studios | Department: Art | Location: Hunt Valley , MD, US

 

We are looking for a highly experienced and motivated concept artist with a strong inclination towards cartoon and humor styles to work closely with our mobile game team to design a wide variety of characters, creatures, environments, architecture, props and VFX. A solid grasp of form, structure, color, and light for 2D art assets is essential. Traditional animation design experience a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Create the look of new assets by working closely with the Art Director to establish a consistent visual direction of creatures, characters, environments, architecture, props, VFX design, storyboards and marketing key art.
  • Collaborate with designers on solving gameplay problems while maintaining artistic vision.
  • Work with our animators to guide creation of appropriate designs with animation considerations taken into account.
  • Produce work with minimal supervision, in an efficient and timely manner, to maintain production schedules
  • Contribute to the creative process with original ideas and inspiration.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a concept artist or related job.
  • A strong sense of design, oriented towards the stylized and cartooned. Ability to adapt to or generate a variety of potential styles as needed. Ability to design for both 2D and 3D games.
  • Excellent traditional artistic skills with a strong grasp of composition, anatomy, color theory, perspective, lighting, environment, architectural, creature/character, costume and graphic design.
  • Mobile development experience preferred but not required.
  • Traditional animation experience is highly desirable as applied to exploring character through posing and expression.
  • Strong communication, excellent visual storytelling and written skills.
  • Candidates must be able to work in a small, focused team of designers, artists and programmers with short development cycles.

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