Concept Artist

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 158057

Position Title: Concept Artist 2

External Description:

EA’s Marketing Communication Design Team’s mission is to ignite the imaginations of players through excellent design strategy and craftsmanship. We are a versatile creative team responsible for branding and visual identity, graphic design, digital media design, and motion graphics.

Reporting to the Art Director, the Concept Artist manages the development of concept art and illustration that support our franchise marketing campaigns across a variety of channels.

You are a versatile artist who have experience in 2D or 3D character and environment concept art development, able to illustrate characters, environments, and layouts in a variety of styles. Additionally, this you should excel in a collaborative environment, adapt to an ever-evolving industry, and generally carry positive energy that benefits the greater team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Brand Designer, and 3D Artist to define and develop the marketing art style for a variety of EA titles.
  • Contribute to visual development of key art, splash art, and paid media assets with storyboards and concept art.
  • Create concept and production ready art which includes characters, environments, and graphics.
  • Create work that unifies the marketing strategy and game vision.
  • Work in a hands-on environment that requires imagination, a can-do attitude, a sense of fun, and the desire to grow.
  • Understand the importance of aligning the campaign narrative into visual story telling.

Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in game, film/television, or animation production.
  • You have a strong portfolio demonstrating excellence in concept art and illustration, for both characters and environments.
  • Excellent fundamental illustration skills such as drawing, painting, composition, perspective, color and light theory.
  • Interpret and create original concepts based on verbal or written description within a given style, from the idea phase all the way to the final concept.
  • Iterate concepts and produce a variety of quick sketches showing different approaches to the same design.
  • You have a strong ability to think in 2D and 3D.
  • Skill in visual story telling.
  • Be creative and bring a fresh perspective while working within the brand and project parameters.
  • Handle multiply projects simultaneously
  • Must be comfortable making changes to work based on layered feedback.
  • Expert skills with 2D painting tools including Photoshop, Illustrator or similar.
  • Experience with 3D modelling and image retouching/finishing is a plus.
  • Passion for design and games!

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

At EA we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a great compensation package, we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and healthcare allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension. Although we enjoy working at EA, we value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods. The position is permanent for one year, extendable for two, and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and introduction letter in English. Don't forget to link your portfolio or reel.

We look forward to receiving your application!

EA 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. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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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.

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Date Opened: 2019-10-22 08:58:39.54

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