Full Time Job

Lead Concept Artist

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 06-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a talented Lead Concept Artist to help us continue to shape the future of Fortnite Festival. As Lead Concept Artist you will work with the development teams to create memorable instrument cosmetics, aura VFXs, and stage environments that exude personality and style. You will use your artistic expertise in color, composition, shape, and visual design to help push our iconic visual look. Your craft expertise in both character and environment design will provide the inspiration which will continue to push the boundaries of what Fortnite means to our players.

In this role, you will
• Collaborate closely with the Art Directors and core development team to drive and visualize many different types of content across the Fortnite Festival and Battle Royale ecosystem
• Inspire, mentor, and manage a team of Concept Artists and outsourcing vendors
• Provide timely & detailed feedback for the concept art team and outsourcing vendors
• Coordinate with other art, design, and production teams to help accomplish the goals of the product

What we're looking for
• Worked on at least one AAA game in a Lead Concept Artist role
• Have a passion for and understanding of Fortnite's unique visual styles
• Experience working with IP partners is a plus
• Portfolio that demonstrates a range of styles, creativity and craftsmanship
• Effective leader, collaborator, and problem solver able to coordinate with internal and external teams to ensure visual development that can serve as a visual benchmark for the team
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to accurately estimate tasks and maintain schedules
• Strong communication skills and understanding of various art disciplines (animation, character, environment, VFX)
• Excellent traditional artistic skills with a strong grasp of composition, anatomy, color theory, perspective, lighting, environment, architectural, character, costume and graphic design

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d518e7-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.