Full Time Job

Lead Concept Artist

Electronic Arts

Hyderabad, India 06-22-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Lead Concept Artist

Location - EA Hyderabad

We're EA - developers of world-renowned games such as -Madden NFL, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Battlefield, Star Wars, and Plants vs. Zombies. We are committed to creating games for every platform-from PC to Console to Mobile. We pride ourselves in delivering engaging, accessible, high-quality games to people of all skill levels and interests.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. EA FUEL is a division of EA SPORTS dedicated to creating high-quality mobile sports games connected to some of the world's biggest gaming franchises, including EA SPORTS FIFA and EA SPORTS MADDEN NFL.

Industrial Toys is a AAA mobile developer founded by Halo veteran Alex Seropian. Our mission is to make games that are Mobile To The Core! We are currently working to bring a new Battlefield experience to your mobile phone. If you're interested in working with veteran mobile, console, and PC developers in creating new AAA experiences to reach billions of mobile players around the world we would like to hear from you!
Our vision is to be EA Mobile's center of excellence for Live Services and help grow the footprint of casual games in the market. Here are the values we truly believe in:
• Tenacity – Hunger to prove yourself and keep pushing the boundary.
• Ownership – Get things done.
• Passion – Passionate about the art of making games.
• Collaboration – Great things are not done by an individual but by a team of highly motivated folks.
• Alchemy – Create magic in everything you do.

The Lead Concept Artist visualizes environments, characters, vehicles, color palettes and the overall mood and feel of the game. You should be comfortable creating rough sketches, an ability to create industry leading final illustrations and happy to talk about the ideas in them.

The images you create will inspire the team, help them visualize ideas, and provide direction.

Responsibilities:
• Produce a broad spectrum of concept work needed in a studio. Everything from quick thumbnails through to final illustrations and renders.
• Collaborate with Art Directors, Production Teams, Concept Artists and Content Leads.
• Create high quality concept art that communicates style, mood, and tone of a world.
• Inspire and motivate a team through images
• Understand high level art style goals. Develop and iterate on a style that accomplishes these goals.
• Industrial design of unique vehicles, weapons and items
• Excellent understanding of design for environments and characters
• Must have a passion for video game creation and understand the challenges of creating great art in this environment.
• Ability to take initiative and own the tasks given to them.
• Ability to create benchmark concepts for use internally and externally
• Provide direction in the form of paint-overs, verbal and written feedback to vendors.

Required Skills:
• Strong traditional art skills
• Strong communication skills internally and eternally
• Excellent, industry-leading understanding of color theory, value structure, and lighting fundamentals with an application to both character and environment concept art.
• Proven ability to create final concept art images.
• 6+ years in game or film industry
• A passion for the challenges of creating great art in a fast-paced environment.
• A strong understanding of industrial design describing function and form
• Ability to understand, match, and create varied styles.
• A strong eye for composition
• A good grasp of concept development and the iterative design process
• Ability use 3D authoring software for shape/lighting reference is a plus
• An avid gamer is a plus

Please apply with a portfolio or link to relevant work and experience.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re4pw5-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.