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Senior Concept Artist - Environment (contract) at EA

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Redwood City, California





Job Description:

Senior Concept Artist | Environment

We are looking for a talented and experienced Senior Concept Artist to join a veteran team of developers working on an early-in-development AAA title at Maxis in our Redwood City location. This is an opportunity to help craft the initial vision for a new, innovative and immersive Maxis experience.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Work closely with the Art Director, Production and Creative Director to create a vision for the game as we develop its initial look


  • Create a wide variety of concepts including vistas, structures, organic and hard surface props and vehicles


  • Design original concepts that fit within the project’s art style


  • Translate high level ideas into production-ready art materials


  • Maintain a high level of quality art while providing a wide variety of ideas


  • Provide in-depth research, reference material, and develop conceptual ideas


  • Create lighting schemes and color palettes that capture the tone of the world


  • Create environment mood paintings, lighting studies, color keys and scripts


  • Create concept model proxies as well as produce work of ranging styles and detail levels

The experience you’ll bring:


  • 5+ years professional experience as a concept artist, matte painter and/or illustrator



  • Mastery in creating traditional and digital 2D art of all levels of finish: from thumbnails to detailed, key art paintings

  • Expertise in designing form, color, silhouette, composition and structure

  • A love of collaboration. You take initiative and will help lead a creative vision, understanding that creating amazing experiences is a team effort



  • A passion for creating new and ground-breaking experiences



To apply, we require:

  • A resume and online portfolio. Additionally, an art test may be requested during the interview process