Concept Artist

  • London  
  • Company
    Industrial Light & Magic  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    25 December 2019  
    Posted on
    26 November 2019  

Position Summary:

The Concept Artist creates Concept art for visual effects in feature films. Works as part of a team of artists executing CG and traditional artwork, helping create artwork that adheres to a specific design or “look” of a show.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creation of dynamic artwork that illustrates various stories and scripts.
  • Ensures work is done according to specifications outlined by the Director/Key Creatives of a show.
  • Implements any changes and incorporates feedback from Art Directors into artwork.
  • Actively participates in dailies and transmissions.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or proven experience as a Concept Artist in the Entertainment Industry, including Visual Effects or Games.
  • Experience or knowledge of cinematic techniques, language and shot composition (advantage).
  • Demo reel and/or portfolio required.

Required Skills / Competencies:

  • Developed “eye” and strong aesthetic.
  • Demonstrated understanding and creation of photo real work.
  • Experience creating some or all of the following: environments, hard surface, and creature design, matte paintings, shot elements, storyboards (advantage).
  • Ability to work closely with Art Department leadership and within a production environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure while implementing changes based on input from multiple sources.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in design software required (Photoshop, Painter, Sketch-up, Modo, etc, z-brush).
  • Ability to assemble research and reference material that will be influential to clients and design team.

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