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Senior Concept Artist | Character at EA

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Redwood City, California

Job Description:

Senior Concept Artist | Character

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 characters, fashion designs, pose sheets and props

  • 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 skin, cloth, eye and hair shading studies

  • Create key art pieces

  • 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