nDreams

Senior Concept Artist (Hybrid)

Apply

Description

We are nDreams, one of the world’s leading developers and publishers focused on VR games.

Combining innovation with excellence, we are the team behind award winning game Phantom: Covert Ops and Fracked. Our AAA experience and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, give us the skillset, processes and creativity to deliver innovative, high production games for all VR platforms. We’ve got several exciting projects planned for the year and beyond - we can’t wait to show you more…

Our projects continue to push forward the boundaries of VR and we’re looking for talented people to help us turn them into a reality. Our talented studio now has over 100 people and has been assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.


THE ROLE

As our team and portfolio of titles continue to grow, we are on the search for a Senior Concept Artist, reporting to the Principal Concept Artist. The Shared Services Team works across the multiple nDreams studios on a variety of new and innovative projects, giving you the opportunity to showcase a broad range of creativity.

You would be responsible for designing and creating high quality 2D artworks and illustration with a focus on concept art. The role requires strong core artistic capabilities and accompanying communication skills to discuss, critique and iterate on a wide and varied spread of creative content.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage and deliver high quality art across a broad range of duties.
  • Maintain the art direction to deliver a cohesive aesthetic for any given project.
  • Assist in the Art Direction process with effective research, mood-boards, and storyboarding.
  • Use verbal and visual communication to discuss work with stakeholders.
  • Balance time against quality and art techniques to deliver work on brief and on time.
  • Maintain oversight of a task beyond handoff to ensure that the asset stays true to the concept and project aesthetics.
  • Deliver inspirational artwork that fits the brief and communicates ideas effectively and with clarity.
  • Demonstrate versatility to work with the various art styles of our games and pitches.
  • Use concept art to suggest visual solutions to facilitate smooth production pipelines.
  • Work with the Pitching & Marketing departments to assist in the production of pitch decks and supporting materials.
  • Demonstrate awareness of good graphic design practice, particularly in layout, typography and colour theory.
  • Constructively critique the work of others and seek out opportunities to mentor others in artistic skills, software and course correction where necessary to improve the overall quality of studio output.

Requirements

  • Highly versatile in traditional and digital 2D techniques, showing an aptitude to tackle a wide spread of subject matters, finishes and forms – from stylized to realistic.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite and complimentary software.
  • Graphic Design affinity for layout, composition, colour theory, typography etc.
  • Strong artistic skills, including draughtsmanship, composition, light and colour, anatomy.
  • Can demonstrate clear design process from reference, conception, exploration, concept development, to final style, finish and execution.
  • Ability to draw on experience to quickly explore ideas, shapes and forms.
  • Attentive to detail, creating visual solutions to design and wider developmental questions.
  • Accustomed to using specific hardware to the position – Wacom/Cintiq and VR Hardware.
  • Experience working within a team environment, critiquing work constructively and reacting positively to feedback.
  • Hands-on experience of game engines (Unreal, Unity etc) can be advantageous.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in complimentary industries.

Benefits

Our growing studio shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and defining the future of VR. We encourage an open, creative and diverse culture and empower people to explore their ideas and put their own stamp on projects. With humble beginnings of our own, we combine big projects and opportunities with a personal, caring touch. We’re proud of our culture – come and see why!

We offer some great perks, including flexible core hours, share options, 20 days holiday (increasing yearly to a maximum of 25 days), two duvet days, a day off to celebrate your birthday and various monthly socials (including Breakfast Butty Monday and Free Drink Friday)! Our newly refurbished open plan office has some great facilities with a cycle station, showers and more all on site.

The role is based in our modern studio in Farnborough, UK, but with a unique Flex+ policy which incorporates options for flexible, hybrid working from home and studio. The studio is within easy commuting distance from London and Guildford.

Salary is competitive and dependent on your experience.

If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch! Drop us your CV via the link or send us an email to enquiries@ndreams.com.

Apply

Sign up to join our community

*Enter valid email

*You have not accepted our terms and conditions

Get in touch

General

*Enter valid email

*Enter your message

nDreams

©2022 nDreams. All Rights Reserved

nDreams Limited, Spectrum Point, 279 Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7LS, England, UK

Back to top