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Concept Artist (f/m) job

Posted: May 26, 2013
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Salary: negotiable

YAGER Development GmbH is looking for Concept Artist (f/m)

Starting Date: asap, duration - permanent

Job details: YAGER seeks the talents of a passionate Concept Artist to work on an awesome and exciting unannounced AAA project. We’re looking for people who love working in interdisciplinary teams with a flat hierarchy and in a fast-paced and professional environment. So if you are excited about working in a strong team culture where your voice counts, are organized, have excellent communication skills, we have a great opportunity for you at YAGER.

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.

Responsibilities

* Create concept art for characters, weapons, props, architectures, environments, 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

Requirements:
Qualifications

* 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, architectural, industrial & military design 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
* Takes feedback constructively, works well under pressure, strong team player
* Passionate about videogames

Desired 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

Employment details

* Full-time and on-site
* Status: Employment
* Start: as soon as possible

Join Our Team!
If this sounds like you, and you love to work in interdisciplinary teams with a flat hierarchy, please send us your application using our online form.
http://www.yager.de/career/index.html?yid=39&af=1&agid=65

Location: Berlin, Germany

Contact info:
email - contact-hr@yager.de
address - Pfuelstrasse 5, 10997 Berlin, Germany
web site - http://www.yager.de/career/index.html?yid=39
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