Senior Character Concept Artist

Crytek is looking for a Senior Character Concept Artist to work on an unannounced AAA game at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.
Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Game Director and our Concept Art Team to create industry leading character concepts
  • Creating a unique and consistent style for a complete games world
  • Iterate on ideas quickly through sketches and thumbnails
  • Creating concepts for day to day production of in-game art assets
  • Ability to communicate visual ideas across teams and departments
  • Mentor junior concept artists.
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Worked on and shipped at least 1 AAA game title
  • Strong focus on Character designs and deep understanding of human / creature anatomy.
  • Ability to create concept drawings based on written or verbal notes from the responsible superior / director
  • Strong sense of design and composition and a good eye for detail, materials and scale
  • High Quality portfolio of gamedev-relevant art
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D Software Packages and Photoshop
  • Good English communication and writing skills.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

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