SENIOR CONCEPT ARTIST

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Concept Artist who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Create industry leading concepts that creatively and technically raise the project’s visual bar.
  • Be comfortable communicating across teams and departments.
  • Self-regulate your workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise.
  • Be proactive and work together to maintain world class quality across the board.
  • Continue to develop the skills of yourself and those around you to maintain a world class quality.
  • Work closely with the Art Director and Production Artists to create a cast of highly believable characters and immersive game environments

Technical Requirements

  • Excellent illustration skills and deep understanding of human / creature anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language and silhouette
  • Superior eye for light, value, composition, color, staging, architecture and detail in environmental design
  • Excellent knowledge of Photoshop and other painting packages, ability and willing to learn new tools and techniques
  • Experience with 3D software packages
  • Understanding of 3d creation tools and workflow especially within a game environment.

Skill Requirements

  • Visualize complex environments through the use of basic components.
  • Design original concepts that fit within the project style guide
  • Maintain a high level of quality art, while providing a variety of ideas
  • Provide in depth research, reference material, and develop conceptual ideas
  • Collaborates effectively with department leads during review sessions which results in the finest artistic look possible.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Extremely creative in bringing ideas and inspiring the team
  • Ability to work within deadlines and good time management
  • Ability to drive a concept project and to be proactive in maintaining a creative momentum
  • Passionate in creating and playing games
  • Storyboarding skills.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care.
  • Private family dental care.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme.
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment.
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • The studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, Wargaming, Board games, Homebrewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights.
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes.
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening.
  • World-class training speakers hosted on-site.
  • Access to multiple online training websites.
  • Access to the entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals/outings.
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • State of the art office with the entire 200+ dev team in 1 open-plan room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encouraging biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in-home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.