Concept Artist - Internship

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Intern

Company Description

Based in Montreal, Behaviour Interactive is one of the largest independent game developers in North America. Anchored in the industry for more than 25 years now, its success is characterized by its versatility to create games based on leading brands, but also original IP’s across all major platforms. Behaviour is a Canadian company with an entrepreneurial culture that promotes opportunities and personal development at the same time that giving their employees the feeling of making a difference. 

Job Description

The Concept Artist will work in a cooperative and interdisciplinary team environment to conceptualize the universe of the game.

An academic understanding of the form, structure, color and exceptional lighting and a particularly creative imagination are essential to the position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create digital painting inspirations for the marketing and production teams;
  • Create sketches, studies and designs of characters, accessories and special decor elements;
  • Create environmental studies, atmospheric elements and screen overlays (paintovers);
  • Communicate with production artists to clarify the concepts to achieve delivery dates;
  • Participate in meetings to share ideas and knowledge, and undertaking research and gathering of data before starting a new task to ensure effective management and achievement of the objectives by identifying the graphic requirements of the game, by having on hand all necessary reference materials, including the art direction and the technological requirements;
  • Design and present the visual style of the game while respecting the Artistic Director’s artistic vision
  • Create initial concepts from basic sketches, and then add the details required to reach final and specific concepts. 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Experience with 3D (Maya, 3dsMax) software;
  • Important skills in conceptual art with a good understanding of perspective, color, light and atmosphere and how to use them correctly in the reproduction of the concept;
  • Be able to quickly express the vision in terms of linear art and color image reflecting the atmosphere, the composition and interpretation;
  • knowledge of drawing software solutions; for example, Photoshop;
  • Solid base in traditional arts, including figurative drawing, landscape, and illustration;
  • Be able to work in a variety of styles and specific styles, also sometimes produced by another artist or artistic director;
  • Autonomous, good communicator and an excellent team player;
  • Unconditional lover of video games;
  • Ability to adapt easily to change
  • Good oral and written communication;
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to details. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The internship is for Summer 2019.