2D and 3D skills are highly desirable for this position.
Atomhawk is looking for a talented, experienced, and passionate Principal Character Concept Artist to join our team in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada!
Principal Concept Artists are responsible for leading teams to create concepts in a broad range of styles in accordance with the requirements of each project/client. The role involves creating artwork and design at all stages of the development cycle, including concept and idea generation, fast sketching (including storyboards), colour/light studies and polished illustration work, as well as providing team management and feedback. The role involves approximately 80% art creation and 20% management.
Typical projects often require the visualisation of various subjects, characters and props. Adaptability is therefore a key skill. Candidates must have a broad range of styles and be able to demonstrate a good spread of realistic, fantasy, sci-fi and stylised work.
For this particular role we are looking for an experienced team member that consistently delivers high-quality work that meets and often exceeds client expectations. The successful candidate will be able to work quickly and should consistently deliver innovative/high-quality ideas and polished final art/designs. They should have prior experience of working directly with clients and be comfortable discussing projects with members of Atomhawk’s production and senior management teams.
They will be able to interpret briefs on their own and also mentor and guide others. They will be actively involved in staff training and development, assist with monthly artist one-to-ones and bi-annual appraisals and show leadership by example.
Atomhawk is incredibly proud to have an industry leading team producing top tier art and design across all stages of the development life cycle, for leading brands that include WB Games, Xbox Game Studios, 2K, EA, and many more. If the thought of joining a supportive and passionate team that helps shape the games of tomorrow has you excited, then we encourage you to apply now!
Please note: These roles are located in Vancouver, BC and we are ideally looking to recruit a candidate who has the necessary visas and right to work in this location. Fully remote applications will also be considered on the basis that candidates are able to work with us on the PST time zone.