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Senior Concept Artist

Psyonix

About Us

Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Psyonix is seeking a Senior Concept Artist to work on Rocket League and future projects. This opportunity is ideal for someone who has worked in production, has experience with a live game, and can thrive in a fast paced work environment. Our production culture is one of facilitation, organizing, and creating clarity in a rapid and agile development environment. Our ideal candidate must be self motivated and collaborative.

In this role, you will

  • Create a wide array of concept art for vehicles, props and environments
  • Assist 3D Artists with hard surface and organic asset concepts and paintovers
  • Conceptualize assets using both real world accuracy and exaggerated elements for compelling results
  • Assist with storyboarding for trailers and 3rd party projects
  • Adhere to the look and feel of the game through the team’s feedback, while collaborating with other departments including design
  • Create assets properly scaled to real world accuracy and standards

What we're looking for

  • Strong foundation in art fundamentals of composition, design, light, form, scale, color and materials
  • Experience in a production environment with strong understanding of asset pipelines and target milestones in a agile development environments
  • Proficiency with Photoshop or equivalent software and experience with 3D software (Maya, Max, Blender)
  • Passion and constant drive to stay up to date with latest technology and new techniques
  • Desire and ability to work in a self-directed, fast paced work environment, and is able to drive projects to completion
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to accurately estimate tasks and maintain schedules
  • Understanding of various art disciplines (animation, hard surface, environment)
  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

Location: San Diego,California,United States
Date found: 2022-11-15

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