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Concept Artists - Environment

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Grinding Gear Games

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Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 - 10:36 AM
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We are Grinding Gear Games, creators of the award-winning dark fantasy Action RPG Path of Exile. We're a studio of 165 world-class developers based in Auckland, New Zealand and we're currently expanding the Path of Exile 2 development team.

We seek experienced Concept Artists to join us.

     Location:    Onsite in Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
                         *Relocation assistance if required
 

Responsibilities:
  • Develop concept art, maintaining a consistent aesthetic across the game
  • Show initiative, push ideas and innovate within your duties
  • Be aware of project/task schedules and deliver work to deadlines
  • Engage with the Creative Director, Art Directors and Producers
Requirements:
  • 3+ years experience as a game concept artist 
  • Experience in 2D/3D artistic modelling or texturing in game development
  • Superior eye for lighting, value, colour, texture and details
  • A firm grasp of composition and anatomy as it relates to games
  • Passion and ability for creating realistic, ‘dark and gritty’ visually appealing environments, items, characters and monster designs.
  • Ability to take direction and work well within a team environment
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to evaluate time requirements
  • Proactive and self-reliant
  • Excellent communications skills, and able to work within a team environment
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills required. 
    Must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so.

Pluses:

  • Avid gamer with a deep understanding of Path of Exile and its themes
  • A traditional arts background and/or a BA in Fine Art or 3D/Game Art

 

How to apply:

Send us an email with a cover letter and your CV including link/s to your portfolio/reel (whichever is relevant to the role you are applying for). 

Email your cover letter and resume to: jobs@grindinggear.com with your name + position you are applying for in the subject line.

No phone calls or agencies, please.