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Concept Artist

Location: Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 01-04-2018
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Concept Artist to work on our family-focused AAA MMO video games. We are the creators of the popular and critically acclaimed Wizard101 and Pirate101, which together have garnered over 50 Million registered players to date, and are two of the fastest growing websites in the U.S. This is an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and highly successful entertainment company.

Responsibilities
  • Candidate will produce a wide variety of drawings, including character, item and environment, that define the look and function of non-photorealistic in-game assets
  • Candidate will work closely with project leads to define the style and look of the game
  • Candidate will create artwork for promotional and marketing material
  • Candidate may create storyboards, sketches, in-game 2D screens, layouts and color comps
Requirements
  • Two-year Art degree (minimum)
  • Three to six+ years experience in game industry
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated drawing skill to sketch and color organics and non-organics, as well as a good sense of lighting
  • Candidates must have a good sense of expression, color and form
  • Strong ability to create uniquely styled characters & environments, and to match & expand on existing styles
  • Candidate must be responsive/adaptive to existing art style and direction
  • Strong proficiency in Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, excellent team player
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
Preferences
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts or equivalent
  • Listed credit in concept creation for a shipped game
  • Experience using 3ds Max to generate assets
  • Understanding of the limitations of 3D rendering of artwork
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salaries will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • This job is located in Round Rock, Texas
In lieu of art samples, please provide a portfolio link. Your portfolio should show samples of your artworks (figure, item and environmental). Our interest is primarily in non-photorealistic artwork.
 
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About KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.

KingsIsle Entertainment is a developer and publisher that specializes in creating high-quality online and mobile games. KingsIsle is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and has a development studio in Round Rock, Texas.Information about the company's games can be found at http://www.kingsisle.com/corporate/products.

KingsIsle, Wizard101 and Pirate101 are trademarks or registered trademarks of KingsIsle Entertainment Inc.