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Concept Artist

Guildford, UK
Art
Area

Job overview

 Based in Guildford, Wargaming UK is looking for an exceptionally talented Concept Artist to assist in developing and communicating the vision of the next big free-to-play PC title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.  

In this role you will be responsible for generating a variety of images to clarify the artistic vision of any given project. This artist will work closely with the Art Director and leads in order to assist in the development of the project and as an advocate for the art quality of the game.

The candidate will have to be a hardworking self-motivated team player who is able to work closely with the Art Director to create sketches and digital paintings of vehicles, characters, environments, and potentially, user interface elements.

They will need to possess excellent verbal and written skills and be able to both take critique and dispassionately implement changes based on feedback given.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Reports To

The Concept Artist will report to the Art Manager

What will you do?

  • Create innovative and impactful designs for worlds, vehicles, characters and creatures

  • Translate the Art Directors visual and verbal briefs into powerful images

  • Collaborate with the Art Director to deliver visual innovation

  • Assist the Art Manager in planning within this discipline

 What are we looking for?

  • 2+ years concept art experience in the gaming or film industry

  • At least 2 published games

  • Outstanding craft skills in both digital and traditional drawing and painting

  • A deep understanding of colour theory, composition and lighting

  • Ability to convey mood and emotion

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Ability to translate ideas into visual concepts and concepts into game content

  • Strong organizational skills

 What additional skills will help you out?  

  • Very strong understanding of anatomy

  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience

  • Speed sculpting skills in– Z-Brush

  • knowledge of 3ds Max or Maya. 

  • Samples of your work displaying a range of subjects and styles

  • A finger on the pulse of wider graphical trends

  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

 

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