Come join Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning development team behind Starfield, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Bethesda Game Studios strives to offer its employees a well-balanced home and work life by providing competitive salaries, a generous benefits program, and offices located in some of North America’s best cities.
With a goal of creating a culture as fun and diverse as our games and our players, we welcome applicants with unique skillsets, experience levels and backgrounds. If you are passionate about making a meaningful contribution to some of the most significant games in the industry, we’d love to hear from you!
Your Daily Life at Bethesda Game Studios
As Concept Artist, you will…
Create high quality concept art that can include key art, character designs, hard surface mechanical designs, props, architecture and environments, user interface, gameplay shots etc.
Participate in production and art team meetings, brainstorming, art reviews, critiques
Create beautiful concept art quickly, coherently and in a wide range of styles and aesthetics
Create visual designs that include all the steps from sketch ideation to final key images and blueprints for 3d creation
Be receptive to feedback, critique and able to Iterate on designs quickly and efficiently
What Makes You S.P.E.C.I.A.L.
You have 4+ years of experience working on PC, console, handheld, or mobile gaming platforms
You have a proven ability to quickly create effective and coherent concept, illustrative, and sketch art
You are able to change gears quickly and show a flexible approach to addressing feedback
You possess a strong foundation in traditional drawing skills
You have experience with multiple drawing styles
You have a strong ability to present and communicate your work to internal teams
You demonstrate excellent 2D art creation skills, including graphic design, and more
You are capable of meeting tight deadlines and following directions, technical processes, and schedules
You show an ability to be flexible with an evolving development process
You have basic 3D skills with software like Max, Maya, Blender, etc.
You must submit an online portfolio.
Concept Artist - The typical base pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $55,000 - $140,000 per year.
ZeniMax has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.
At ZeniMax certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, such as merit increases and discretionary bonuses. These awards are allocated based on individual performance and are not guaranteed. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with ZeniMax and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.