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Senior Concept Artist - Games Studio

Remote position, United States only

$60k - $270k

Overview

Calling all talented artists! We're seeking a Senior Concept Artist to join our creative team and bring our mobile game titles to life. In this role, you'll be responsible for creating captivating concepts and polished in-game art. You'll collaborate closely with internal and external teams to develop character art and environment art, ensuring our visual identity is aligned with our brand. If you're a highly proficient artist with a knack for storytelling and a strong sense of purpose, we want you on our team. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to mentor and inspire other artists. Join us and let's create something amazing together!

Job Description

The Senior Concept Artist will create compelling concepts and polished in game art for our mobile game titles. You will work as part of the creative team responsible for crafting in-game assets for existing and new titles. You will work closely with both internal and external teams to create character art and environment art.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Illustrate, and compose highly effective art assets following IP specific brand and in- game style guidelines.
  • Create custom illustrated player facing key art that accomplishes the vision, mission, and high level goals of the product.
  • Play a key role in defining the look and feel of the brand with a clear and distinctive visual identity that aligns with the goals of the product and tell a story.
  • Ensure all campaigns and assets truly capture the marketability of the visual design of the games.
  • Concept new and original ideas, and render 2d Illustrations.
  • Generate story boards to communicate ideas and provide direction to the wider team.
  • Illustrate concept art that can inform outsourcing for character and environment asset creation
  • Illustrate iconography to support motion graphics efforts.
  • Communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders on both the game product team and IP stakeholders to ensure that the visual identity of our brand is aligned.
  • Lead by example, creating a strong sense of purpose and community, and promoting a culture of excellence.
  • Exemplify reliability, accountability, and professionalism in all work-related interactions.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Excellent ability to create high quality promotional assets in various styles.
  • Expert in digital painting with ability to perform marketing and player facing polish.
  • Able to manage multiple, competing tasks and be self-directed in a quickly evolving environment with little direction.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills.
  • Collaborative team centric focus with an excellent ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback.
  • Ability to mentor and inspire artists in the same discipline.
  • Motion design knowledge in After Effects or Spine is a big plus.

Education and Experience

  • 10 years of experience with a mobile gaming company or related creative studio environment.
  • Experience documenting processes.
  • Great understanding of composition and color theory.
  • Working knowledge of graphic/visual/stylistic trends in art, film, and games.
  • Strong understanding of visual branding and IP in the context of marketing campaigns.
  • Well versed in a wide range of marketing mediums such as web graphics, social media, ad creatives, photography, posters, and videos.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Our core hours are 10am to 6:00pm CST, which means you should be available for meetings etc. during this time. This also means you will be required to work longer hours on occasion, especially during periods when staff is working late to meet tight deadlines etc.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

At Netflix, we carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors to determine your personal top of market. We rely on market indicators to determine compensation and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to get it right. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary and will also be dependent on your location.

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $60,000 - $270,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more details about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

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