Character Concept Artist (2D)

-You don’t mind rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to make it-

WAYPOINT

WAYPOINT is a creative production company specialized in Game Development, Marketing, Collectibles and E-commerce projects for mid-sized to AAA clients such as Mattel, Konami, Disney, Zynga, Bandai, Square Enix, Ubisoft and more.

MISSION

Do you want to be part of an exciting company focused on video game marketing and development? This one is for you. We are looking for a talented, motivated, and experienced Concept Artist to join the team.

YOU

  • A passion for the game industry
  • Create color studies and lighting keys to inform and inspire other character artists
  • Understand, inspire, and harmonize with the characters to achieve the goal that draws players into the game
  • Collaborate and iterate on game assets with internal and external production artists via paint overs, studies, and group critiques
  • Skilled at creating unexpected and awe-inspiring work that will help promote and enroll others in the unique artistic vision of the game
  • Coordinate with other art leads, design, and production to help accomplish team goals
  • Work closely with the Art Director, and Concept Artists to create characters that work aesthetically and represent concept work and artistic vision
  • Work with 3D artists to complete final modeling and render of concepts
  • Keen eye for detail in human expression and the ability to understand the story of a character.
  • A passion and excitement for collaboration
  • Creating exceptional entertaining game experiences is a team effort – you thrive when researching and conceptualizing ideas with like-minded teammates
  • Positive, proactive problem-solver
  • Familiarity with video game product development – workflow, tools, lighting, high and low poly modeling, texture painting, particle systems, UV layout, in-game animation, material setup, layout, VFX, and engine parameters/optimizations
  • Add final paint-over polish to 3D renders to enhance color, lighting, and details
  • Intermediate English level