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Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner
Australian Government

Role: Concept artist
Start date: Immediate
Contract term: Full time (8 hours a day, 5 days a week) for 8 weeks. Possible work thereafter depending on project requirements and timeframes.
Pay: Negotiable
Contact: sheona.colombage@esafety.gov.au

The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner is currently developing an RPG online game for Australian children and is looking for an efficient and skilled concept artist to work as part of a small, motivated team.

The artist will be required to create and draw characters, including spaces, devices, items, objects and fashion clothing from the game world. The work will also require creating/building location and environment settings.

The role includes:
• colouring existing line drawings
• drawing character concepts that illustrates how different humans will look and dress in the game, including racial, sexual, ethnic, faction and fashion diversity
• designing perspective shots, buildings and components/objects used in the area
• drawing internal and external locations, with characters and objects present
• ensuring items do not require significant modelling per character/object i.e. where possible generic models, model component swaps and texture swaps can be used to create a vast range of characters/objects for the game.

All colouring should be in full colour and draw on the project’s reference and mood boards, research, scripts and other documentation as required.

Ideally the candidate will have experience working with visual media, specifically in computer games and have knowledge of the game design process and requirements.

The candidate must have skills and access to design software such as Creative Cloud – Photoshop.

The candidate will need to work well in a team, respond quickly to feedback and work to tight timeframes.

Expressions of interest addressing the work requirements of the role should be sent to the contact above. Please provide your resume, examples of your work or links.

Candidates that are deemed suitable will be invited for interview.