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Posted: November 18, 2011
YAGER Development GmbH is looking for CONCEPT ARTIST [f/m]

Starting Date: asap

Job details: YAGER is an independent developer of computer and video games based in Berlin, Germany. We are specialized in the creation of AAA, multi-platform action experiences, for a global audience. Attention to detail is a hallmark of our development; from refining game play to the point of excellence, to instilling both the stories and the environments with enough depth and detail to set our products apart.
We are an English speaking studio with more than 100 people from 15 different countries. This rich mix of individual skills, backgrounds, and perspectives creates an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere vital to the success of our productions.

YAGER seeks the talents of a passionate Concept Artist to join our team working on multi-platform next-generation action titles.

As a concept artist on one of our project teams, you use your artistic skills to help establish and advance the design of the game you are working on. You are responsible for creating the imagery that defines the visual direction of the project while ensuring that the work clearly communicates visual cues that deliver the subtext of the project to the player. Additionally, you share with your team the responsibility for adapting your concept art into comprehensive and cohesive sets of drawings that artists and animators will depend upon to build the respective elements of the game’s 3D assets.

• Create concept art for characters, locations, ambience situations (mood boards), both traditionally and digitally based on the direction set by the art director
• Support level design and level art teams in creating unique and rich environments
• Report directly to the Art Director and work closely with other disciplines in small interdisciplinary teams

• 2 years+ experience in the production of CG illustration.
• You have shipped at least 1 successful entertainment project
• Ability to work within a style including a style set by another artist/art director
• Outstanding traditional illustration and coloring skills
• Strong knowledge of color theory, human anatomy and art history
• Ability to range across numerous genres and to adhere to creative direction
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
• Excellent ability to communicate, visually and verbally, complex mechanical and emotional concepts

Desirable skills
• Storyboard and thumb nail drawing skills
• Matte painting skills
• Texturing skills
• Material/Shader creation
• Unreal Experience is a plus
• Additional skills such as modeling, lighting, or FX are beneficial

Join Our Team!
Please send your application (letter of application, C.V., digital working samples, references – max. 10MB) along with salary and availability details to the attention of our HR Department to jobs@yager.de. Please be sure to reference "CONCEPT ARTIST (f/m)" in the subject line of your email.

Location: Berlin, Germany

Contact info:
email - jobs@yager.de
address - Pfuelstrasse 5, 10997 Berlin, Germany
web site - www.yager.de
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