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Lead Concept Artist

Art / Quebec / Full -time
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Larian Studios are currently looking for a Senior/ Lead Concept Artists, for environment and/or characters. We want someone with the passion and inspiration to create the building blocks for the in-game world our players love so much.  You will work closely with the Art Director, Lead the concept art team in order to create a believable and breathtaking environment.

Lead Concept Artist

Responsibities

  • Lead the team of concept artists, by providing first line feedback and overviewing the quality of the work the team delivers, organize file management and naming conventions.
  • Create stunning concepts and illustrations for realistic fantasy environments and characters in close cooperation with the art director. 
  • Create mood paintings, but also clear architectural blueprints modelers can follow. 
  • Overpaint game levels to support level designers and lighting artists to execute the vision created by the conceptart team.
  • Create style guides and art processes together with the art director. 
  • Assist the team to improve their skills by teaching/ mentoring juniors and intermediate artists. 

Requirements

  • 2 - 3 years experience working as a production lead.
  • 5+ years concept artist experience
  • Creative and imaginative mind with a great understanding of composition, realistic lighting and form. 
  • Proactive, creative person with a coherent artistic vision.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Passion for videogames and extensive knowledge of different game genres across all platforms.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Positive attitude and a genuine team player.
  • A great ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges.

Nice to haves

  • Being able to integrate 3D tools in your workflow (Maya ,3Ds Max, zBrush ) is a big plus.
  • Architectural background to create clear plans for fantastical buildings.
  • Wide interest in design of different styles and settings, medieval/ steampunk/ Scifi etc..

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