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Senior Illustrator


Intrepid Studios is looking for an experienced Senior Illustrator with a keen eye and passion for rich, fantastical worlds to join our team of talented developers and help bring the expansive MMO, Ashes of Creation, to life.

Category Art Department  Gaming  Marketing / Advertising / Pr Services  Special Effects 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

 If you are a self-driven, passionate artist who is looking for a highly collaborative and creative environment, then this position is for you!

  • Work closely with the Creative Director, Lead Concept Artist, and other invested creatives to develop key art illustrations for use in marketing/promotional materials, loading screens, etc.
  • With input from the Creative Director and Leads, help to define the unique visual style for the game’s key art/illustrations
  • Translate concepts and in-game visuals into thrilling depictions of player moments, cosmetics, and other exciting shots
  • Follow and execute on briefs given to you by respective teams
  • Propose compelling and exciting ideas built on thorough research and exploration
  • Actively participate in technical and aesthetic problem-solving discussions
  • Complete quality work under established and agreed-upon deadlines
  • Assist your Lead in guiding and mentoring the less experienced artists toward success
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the game world, its inhabitants, and any limitations set forth by the team
  • Develop and define illustration best practices and processes to ensure consistent and cohesive work between different artists
  • 5-10 years experience as an illustrator
  • Expert level proficiency with Photoshop or equivalent 2D software
  • Demonstrated ability to create high-quality work in a realistic/high fantasy style
  • Strong understanding of traditional art fundamentals including composition, perspective, color theory, lighting, proportion
  • Working knowledge of architectural design, human and animal anatomy, functional design, and historical/regional aesthetics
  • An affinity for storytelling
  • Self-motivated and driven with excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well within a highly collaborative team of passionate developers
  • Receptive to art direction and critiques from project leadership and team members
Additional Considerations (Pluses):
  • A portfolio that shows experience working within fantasy themes and visual stylings
  • Experience creating illustrations for use on merchandise of various dimensions and form factors
  • Experience creating layered illustrations for use in video marketing materials
  • Experience with 3D packages such as Blender, Zbrush, 3DCoat, or equivalent
Required Application Materials:
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Portfolio that demonstrates illustrations showcasing characters, environments, creatures, vehicle, weapons, props, etc
  • An art test may be required

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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