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ILMxLAB Concept Artist

ILMxLAB Concept Artist

• Intermediate Level


We are looking for an artist who reflects the innovative spirit, production excellence, collaborative mindset, and passion for great, story-driven experiences that define ILM & ILMxLAB.

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 04, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Concept Artist partners with the marketing and game teams to create key art, define style and help bring ideas to life.

  • Partner with the Marketing team to develop finished pieces of key art from layout to final delivery at a high level of quality
  • Work with the art director, artists, and designers to explore concepts and solve problems visually
  • Develop a broad range of concepts and/or leverage existing assets such as characters, creatures, environments, architecture, vehicles, weapons, props and FX to help define the vision
  • Gather and review needed photographic reference material to add important details and build believability in your concepts
  • Explore color palettes and lighting schemes through quick studies to build readable and believable spaces
  • Create concepts to rapidly explore different designs in both greyscale sketch and color
  • Create promotional artwork for Marketing/PR and advertising purposes
  • 3+ years game industry experience
  • Experience with 3D software such as ZBrush, Blender, Maya, Modo to quickly and accurately rough out environment/character layouts and compositions
  • Experience with Unreal Engine is a big plus
  • Environment and component ideation and design
  • Traditional illustration skills in multiple media and excellent drawing skills, matte painting experience
  • Fundamental skills including good use of line, light, shadow, and color
  • Experience with storyboard creation & cinematic storytelling
  • Able to work with specific styles, including a style set by another artist or art director
  • Portfolio showing past concept art pieces created for films/games/interactive experiences

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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