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Funcom

Concept Artist

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Funcom
🌎 Remote (Portugal)

From critically acclaimed The Longest Journey, to the very first sci-fi MMO Anarchy Online, to the brutal trials of Conan Exiles, our 28-year history has set our players uniquely up for a journey to the harsh world of Dune, where the continual battle for survival and spice will bring a challenge that is Legendary.

The Funcom team consists of over 200 people located in 3 studios: Norway, US, and Portugal. As part of Funcom’s ongoing growth, and completing a successful turnaround, Funcom is now backed by Tencent, the largest online gaming company in the world!

Funcom is looking for an enthusiastic, talented and versatile Concept Artist who is motivated to combine the art of concept and illustration and join our concept artist team in Lisbon, working on a new open-world multiplayer game using the DUNE IP from Legendary Entertainment.

The Concept Artist will provide the team with creative illustrations as well as production artwork, including; character designs, environment and object exploration, paint overs, storyboards, color and lighting compositions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Art leadership to develop concept artwork that defines the overall look and art style for the game.
  • Assist with the creation of the style guide for the visual direction and language to be used throughout the project.
  • Create concept designs and art direction materials for each project.
  • Work within different stylistic boundaries set by the Producer and Art Director.
  • Design a wide range of original concepts and subject matter, including; characters, vehicles, monsters, interior and exterior environments, weapons, objects.
  • Create Lighting, composition and mood, color studies, as well as storyboards.
  • Create promotional and marketing art if needed.
  • Collaborate with other team members in order to develop the visual direction for the game.
  • Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional concept production.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Expert in Photoshop or Painter.
  • Experience in a game studio working on high-quality titles with a realistic aesthetic.
  • Must have excellent 2D Art skills and traditional technical knowledge
  • Proven aptitude for Sci fi concept art

Pluses:

  • 3D modelling skills on 3DS Max, Maya or other software.
  • 3D sculpting skills on ZBrush or other software.
  • Video game concept and key art production knowledge.

About the Company

Funcom ZPX is a full-range development studio situated in Lisbon, the sunny capital of Portugal, in an area with famous cafΓ©s and sights near the river. The Lisbon team consists of roughly 45 people from more than 10 nationalities.

This is what successful Funcom employees have in common:

  • They identify with, and embrace, our company values
  • They contribute to a positive multi-cultural work environment
  • They have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • They have a passion for games and your profession
  • They are able to work independently and to be self-directing

Funcom ZPX offers challenging and interesting work, flexible schedules, relocation assistance, health insurance, meal allowance, gym discounts, social events and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family, with skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games.

Please apply in English. Remember to attach your resume and cover letter.