Concept Artist / Illustrator
Mooncolony is always on the hunt for the next best Concept Artist to join our team. We want people who will push the limits of creative excellence at our concept art and illustration studio in Cambridge, UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a high-skilled and tight-knit team where you will get the chance to collaborate with some of the biggest studios in the entertainment industry.
If you're ready to advance to the next level in your craft, you could be ready to join the colony.
As a Concept Artist, you’ll work closely with the Art Director to deliver world-class artwork on any given project. You’ll adapt to specific art styles provided by our clients and collaborate with your peers to achieve the best results.
Skills & Requirements
A minimum of 2 years industry experience (freelance or studio based)
Excellent 2D art skills and expertise in Photoshop
World-class visual creativity and passion for character design and illustration
Advanced understanding of value, lighting, colour and perspective
A perfect understanding of human anatomy, proportion, fashion and various cultures
Excellent narrative and illustrative skills. An affinity for storytelling is a must
Ability to take a design from an early concept to a fully rendered, high-quality finish
Ability to adapt to a wide range of artistic styles Ability to work comfortably under pressure and hit deadlines
Ability to juggle multiple tasks while focusing on priorities
Driven, self motivated and have meticulous attention to detail A team player who understands art direction and how to help enhance a team’s output
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good to have but not necessary
Experience with 3D modelling and rendering (MODO, Blender, Z-Brush etc.)
Shipped video game titles
Examples of unique fantasy, sci-fi and modern day character designs
Examples of polished illustrations demonstrating world-class rendering skills
Highly competitive salary
Yearly performance bonus
Client referral bonus (£1000 for each signed client)
Employer contributory pension plan. (%8 - %5 Employee - %3 Employer)
Educational material and expenses.
21 days paid holiday per year ( +1 Day for each year of service).
Flexible working. Choice of working from home or office.
Free snacks and quality coffee (work from the office).
No bureaucracy. This is a small, tight-knit team
Private Health Insurance (Vitality)
Any additional employee benefits that the company may provide in the future