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Position

Environment Concept Artist

Location

Brighton/UK/Remote

Date posted

30th March

ZA/UM is a video game studio that in 2019 released the award-winning role-playing game Disco Elysium. We have offices in London and Brighton, but our team is spread across a number of countries around the globe. Currently, the team is composed of around 50 writers, artists, developers and producers.

THE ROLE:

We are looking for a well-rounded and experienced Environment Concept Artist to join our small team of artists and designers. You’ll be working in a tight-knit team designing and crafting memorable environments for our players to explore and inhabit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Throughout a game project’s development you will be designing varied areas and environments from thumbnail to sketch through to finished concept art or mood painting or texturing game-ready assets.
  • You will be working in close collaboration with your Lead and other artists and designers.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • You have 3+ years of demonstrable work experience as a Concept Artist, Illustrator, or in an equivalent role.
  • A relevant portfolio of both finished and works in progress. Sketchbook is a bonus.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills; a professional approach to giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Expert draftsmanship and visual communication skills.
  • Familiarity working with digital drawing and painting software like Photoshop or Procreate.
  • Expert understanding of art fundamentals, distribution of detail, and pictorial composition.
Bonuses:
  • Familiarity or interest in working with 3D software packages like Blender or Maya.
  • Familiarity with video game asset texturing.
  • Strong traditional artistic skills.
  • You are passionate about Fine Art and Visual Design, Game Design or all of the above.
WE OFFER:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a rapidly growing company.
  • Support from more experienced colleagues.
  • The chance to work with some of the best people in the video game industry.
  • Flexible hybrid work model - the ability to work remotely or from the office, with occasional required in person meetings.

If you are eagerly shaping your next step or are already in a Lead role, this can be the opportunity you are looking for.

Please send your CV, portfolio and letter of motivation to jobs@zaumstudio.com

ZA/UM is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. The organisation - in providing goods and/or services and/or facilities - is also committed against unlawful discrimination of customers or the public.