Sr Concept Artist

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 161022

Position Title: Senior Concept Artist

External Description:

Senior Concept Artist

At EA, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create amazing experiences for our players everywhere and we consider our players’ experiences first in everything we do. Creating transformational experiences requires constant innovation and brilliant, passionate people. We are developing extraordinary new game experiences by bringing together great people that combine creativity, technology, and expertise to deliver new ways to play. This is a rare and unique opportunity at EA to help define a new model of game development. As part of this team, you will report into the Art Director and work in close collaboration with game design, XD, engineering and operations.

 Who you are:

You are adaptable, highly organized, self motivated, and able to work independently when needed. You are a driving force for creativity but understand the impact of gameplay in everything you create. And last but not least we are a distributed team and you must be highly communicative, proactive, and collaborative.

What a Senior Concept Artist will do:

The Senior Concept Artist is an essential role to the success of our game. You will help establish and convey the Art Director's vision through a wide array of concept art. You will conceptualize organic and inorganic characters, environments and set pieces, storyboards, and vfx that players will engage with all across our game universe. You will work closely with the other internal art disciplines, Outsourcing, and Marketing to deliver compelling environments and characters.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years game industry experience
  • The ability to work in a range of visual styles and techniques
  • Strong understanding of composition, perspective, color theory, anatomy, and lighting
  • Must be able to ideate and iterate quickly and clearly
  • Expert in Photoshop
  • Proficient with using 3D software as a tool for conceptual development
  • Basic video knowledge for pre-visualization of storyboards
  • Take ownership and responsibility, drive work and be reliable in your delivery
  • Be able to coach peers and share knowledge

 

Bonus

  • Shipped 2 or more AAA titles for mobile or console
  • Remote work experience
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience in mobile and free-to-play games
  • Experience on a Live Services team
  • Knowledge and passion for the Star Wars Universe
  • An avid gamer.

 

General Information

As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test. The position is permanent and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and portfolio, only applications with a portfolio will be considered.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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