Concept Artist

  • Montreal, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are actively seeking a creative and passionate individual to join our team as a Concept Artist.

With over 300 employees, the ability to welcome 1 Million + CCUs and a variety of exciting projects to be developed in the near future, there’s never been a better time to join the Ludia family!

Ludia Inc. is a 12 years old Montreal-based video game company that creates and distributes cross-platform digital games. Our high-quality product portfolio consists of original and world-recognized branded properties such as: Dragons: Titan Uprising, Dungeons & Dragons™, Jurassic World™: Alive, What's Your Story, Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, Family Feud® 2 & Friends, Kung Fu Panda: Battle of Destiny, Waldo & Friends, and The Price Is Right™. We are a member of the FremantleMedia family, one of the world’s leading content producers.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Create high quality illustrations and concept art that can include gameplay shots, characters, objects, architecture and environments, etc. in a range of art styles;
  • Produce sketches to assist the Artistic Lead in showing the project's preliminary intentions and make the necessary changes to ensure that the work is in line with the artistic vision;
  • Take account of technical constraints and limitations to propose realistic concepts;
  • Participate in production and art team meetings, brainstorming, art reviews, critiques
  • Effectively communicate visual intentions with a wider team;
  • Expected to resolve issues on their own and/or seek out solutions with an appropriate team member;
  • Show a flexible approach allowing special and/or urgent assignments to be completed with minimum impact;
  • Mentor and support the other members of the team, leading by example and encouraging good communication, using solid procedures.

Qualifications

Requirements

A true passion for video games, creativity, rigor, autonomy, self-criticism and team spirit will be indispensable, based on the following skills:

  • Candidates will ideally have 4+ years of concept art experience working on mobile gaming platforms, PC, console, or handheld;
  • Proven ability to quickly create effective and coherent concept, illustrative and sketch art to clearly present their work for modellers and other team member’s immediate use;
  • Strong foundation in traditional drawing skills, including architectural and anatomical knowledge.
  • Experience with multiple drawing styles;
  • Strong ability to present their work to internal teams;
  • Ability to meet tight deadline and follow direction, technical process and schedules;
  • Experience with agile development processes and source control systems preferred;
  • 3D conceptual art creation skills using 3DSmax (preferred), Maya, Zbrush, including modelling, rigging, texturing, animation and lighting is a strong bonus;
  • Creativity;
  • Observation and research skills;
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Work in the heart of Old Montreal
  • An open concept work environment with an employee game room, foosball, Ping-Pong and pool table, Tiki Lounge and more
  • A broad health and wellness plan that includes annual health assessments
  • Four weeks vacation, RRSP contributions, referral incentives, and an attractive bonus program
  • Free snacks, coffee and tea, as well as catered meals
  • A training budget with free language lessons in English and French
  • A free gym pass starting on day one and access to on-site massages
  • Happy Hour Fridays with beer and wine after work, including our own beer on tap: La Ludique
  • An amazing team of creative individuals who work hard and play hard! Check out these videos to learn more:

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