Senior Concept Artist - Games

Austin, TX
Entertainment – Content & Production
Full-time

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.