Concept Artist wanted for Defiant Development

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Defiant Development prides itself in making world class games that are unique and rich with personality. Recent projects include PC/console releases of the Hand of Fate series, boardgames, mobile titles and more. Join one of Australia's leading game development teams and contribute to the most exciting projects in gaming today as a Concept Artist!

Position Summary
Defiant Development is looking for a Concept Artist who will bring life and nuance to characters and items. Working closely with the Art Director, the Concept Artist will craft and maintain the project’s art style and manage concept art creation.

Key Accountabilities
Craft and maintain the project's art style and manage concept art creation
Translate the vision of the designers to concept art and ensure that all work conforms to the technical and stylistic specifications set forth
Effectively relate vision to developers and artists
Approach systematically all areas of concept art creation
Produce a wide variety of drawings, including character, item and environment, that define the look and function of in-game assets
Work closely with the Art Director, design and project leads to define the style and look of game projects
Create storyboards, sketches, in-game 2D screens, layouts and color compositions

Desirables
Tertiary qualifications in a discipline relevant to the position
Minimum 2 years experience as an artist in the games industry
Strong understanding of interrelation between art and game systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience communicating well with team disciplines and working within existing project constraints (time, scope, technical)
Demonstrated drawing skill to sketch and color organics and non-organics, as well as a good sense of lighting
Good sense of expression, color and form
Strong ability to create uniquely styled characters & environments, and to match & expand on existing styles
Responsive and adaptive to existing art style and direction
Strong proficiency in Photoshop / Illustrator

Please send your application to jobs@defiantdev.com. Applications close 25 Feb 2018.
Defiant encourages applications from women and other minority candidates.