Open Position – Environment Concept Artist

Myrkur Games, Iceland

Myrkur Games is seeking a full-time environment/level concept artist to join the team for the development of an upcoming title! If you’d like to work on an exciting new IP, with a talented and driven team – join us as we embark on a new journey.

The ideal candidate can deliver excellent concepts and illustrations, has a strong understanding of game environments and level layouts, and experience working on games or for game studios.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create concept art with a strong emphasis on game environments and props.
  • Work closely with environment artists and level designers to concept and iterate on game environments.
  • Collaborate with Leads and the Art Director to establish concept needs for the project
  • Create various key art and illustrations
  • Providing callouts and breakdown of concepts for the environment and level artists.
  • Contribute to establishing the mood and style of the world of Echoes of the End
  • Iterate on concepts and provide rough sketches of ideas and designs
  • Give and receive feedback to other artists

QUALIFICATIONS:                             

  • An outstanding portfolio that demonstrates strong artistic skills.
    • Must include concepts and/or illustrations of 3D game environments
    • Must show at least some work in realistic styles
  • Experience with photo bashing and matte painting
  • Solid understanding of mood, lighting, color, shapes, composition, material expressions, architecture etc.
  • A solid foundation in traditional arts, ex figure drawing, illustration.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional concepts and illustrations from start to finish
  • A good understanding of architecture, industrial design, and other relevant disciplines.
  • Self-organized, eager to learn and evolve with the ability to prioritize and break down large tasks.

DESIRED SKILLS:       

  • One or more shipped AAA title as a concept artist or similar 
  • You love action-adventure games and are super passionate about visuals and environments
  • Able to work on-location at our office in Reykjavík, Iceland

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • We offer a healthy work/life balance, with paid holidays, sick leaves, and maternity/paternity leaves.
  • Learn more about working in Iceland: https://work.iceland.is/

 

Application Form – Environment Concept Artist

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