Senior Concept Artist - Games

| Austin
Rooster Teeth Games in Austin, TX is looking for a Senior Concept Artist to help us create high-quality, photo-realistic concepts for all stages of development including idea generation, fast sketching/thumbnails, color and light studies, mood paintings, character model sheets, cinematic storyboards, polished illustrations for marketing and much more.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality, photo-realistic concepts for a wide variety of production needs:
  • characters, weapons, vehicles, environments, UI, etc
  • Iterate on new ideas using rapid sketching and thumbnails
  • Create environment mood paintings, lighting studies, color keys, and color scripts
  • Create clear, communicative storyboards for in-game cinematic sequences
  • Create final, polished illustrations for marketing and promotional materials
  • Collaborate with game design team to solve problems where art and design meet
  • Collaborate with Art/Creative Director to create an innovative, artistic vision for our current (and future) game titles

Requirements:

  • Amazing portfolio with a wide range of genres and styles in characters, weapons, vehicles, environments, UI, etc.
  • Strong sense of design and composition with a good eye for detail and scale
  • Expert level understanding of composition, color, lighting, mood and anatomy
  • Ability to create functional designs that 3D modelers can build assets from
  • 8+ years professional game development experience with 3+ years in a Senior or Lead Artist role
  • Minimum of 2 shipped game titles, from pre-production to final release (preferably AAA console or PC title)
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated, comfortable working without direct supervision
  • Must have a sense of humor
  • Must be comfortable working in a small, highly collaborative team
  • Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Design or equivalent game industry experience

Bonus:

  • Ability to create concept art in 3D using Maya and/or Zbrush
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4
  • Knowledge and passion for industrial design and Sci-fi themes

Benefits + Perks:

  • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Use What You Need paid time off
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Catered meal on Mondays
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Friendly!

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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Location

1901 E 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723
1901 E 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723

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401(K)
Dental
Health Benefits
Pet Friendly
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
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