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Concept Artist

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5 Lives Studios was founded by five industry veterans who banded together in the wake of the Australian games industry's near-collapse. Having worked together in various studios for almost a decade, they decided to set out on their own independent venture to create the games they've always want to make. Between them, they've worked on a wide variety of genres and properties, including Syndicate, Grand Theft Auto, Darksiders, Star Wars, and more.

Concept Artist

5 Lives Studios is looking for an in-house concept artist/illustrator for an exciting new IP.

The role will be a 6 month part-time with the possibility to extend, and the applicant must be available to work in house.

The applicant will be integral in working with the Design and Art Departments to build our world aesthetic from the ground up. 

They will create concepts and illustrations, with the goal of providing the development team with aesthetic goals, inspiration, and reference from which to create in-game assets.

We encourage women and other underrepresented developers to apply.


  • Strong ability to interpret other people's ideas

    • You will work with both Design and Art departments to develop world building, and general game aesthetics

  • Excellent conceptual and illustrative skills (especially stylised)

    • You will be responsible for realising the mood, tone, and overall aesthetic vision of the world

    • This will include developing illustrative mood pieces, as well as more in depth Character, Environment, and Item studies

    • You will also develop blueprints, and technical breakdowns to be referenced by our art team

  • Excellent planning and design skills

    • Ability to design for production needs

    • Ability to create concepts which are functional, not simply aesthetic

  • Availability to work onsite (West End, Brisbane)

  • Good communication skills

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop (or equivalent)

  • Written and spoken English


  • Prior professional experience

How to Apply

If this is you, please send a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and folio with examples of your work to

Please note, we will only be notifying successful applicants.

Applications close 21st July.