*CLOSED* Game Concept Artist

* This position is now closed, thank you for your interest in the role. For further opportunities at Cloth Cat Games please visit our jobs page; you can also send speculative enquires for future positions *

We’re hunting a talented concept artist to contribute to a new game prototype currently in the works. This is a short term project, looking to create two pieces of fully rendered key art that are finished to “in game” standard. The ideal candidate for this role will have previously worked on released game titles, be able to create fresh visual design from reference and have experience in collaborating with a development team.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of our busy, close-knit crew working either in-house at our central Cardiff studio, hybrid or remotely!

Responsibilities

  • Illustrate key art for an Afrofuturist narrative RPG, to be used as touchstones for the look and style of elements in the final game. Art can be used in menu/loading screens or similar display
  • Within the scope of work are the conceptualisation of player character and two key environments from the game. The project will be isometric, which should be represented in the art
  • Create compelling narrative through use of composition, color theory, light and detail level
  • Develop work that can be transferred to 3D models thanks to accuracy and drafted viewpoints
  • Create, iterate, and refine work from feedback
  • Collaborate with developers to bring project targets together
  • Work with initiative and to schedule milestones

Requirements

  • Ability to match existing styles and interpret references for fresh visual design
  • High proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and other digital art tools
  • Can create projections of environments for 3D modelling reference
  • Drafting skills, character, structure, perspective, composition, light, detail
  • Team development experience
  • Proactive in approach to work
  • Keen eye for detail, aesthetics and artwork ‘finish’

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Have worked on commercially released game title(s)
  • Understanding 3D modelling and texturing needs
  • Understanding Unity game engine and art implementation

Restrictions

  • No agencies please

Project Duration

  • Initial 1 month contract with potential for extension

How to Apply

Please email your application over to jobs@clothcat.com, with the subject line: Concept Artist (Games)

Please include attachments or links to your latest and greatest work: CV, portfolio, examples of work, Artstation etc.

We look forward to hearing from you 😀