Lead Concept Artist
- Art Department
- Miami, FL
- Remote friendly
2022-04-06 16:38:23 UTC
AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.
In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.
As a Lead Concept Artist on the project, you will work with the team to develop and shape an immersive experience for our players to enjoy! You will be an avid researcher, a collector of ideas and demonstrate the ability to quickly iterate and adapt your visual designs where necessary. The goal is to provide inspirational imagery which works for both design and production art while satisfying the game vision and art direction.
Creating designs for characters, creatures, and environment in accordance with the artistic vision of the game
Assisting the Art Director to establish and execute the artistic vision of the game
Researching and proposing concept references under the lead of the Art Director
Leading the Concept Art team, guiding other artists through both mentorship and critique
Cooperating with other leads and team members across various departments to help steer the conceptual direction into the final game experience
Working closely with 3D Asset teams, Environment teams and Character teams, joining their design processes and working out the visual problems that arise during production
Accepting and receiving the work results of the Art team members, assessing them in terms of content and consistency with the established vision, based on the effects visible in the game
Providing constructive feedback to speed up the production process
Proposing and implementing technical solutions to improve production
Proposing solutions on possible obstacles in the implementation of the design vision
Supporting the development of individual members of your team (acting as a Mentor)
Being the guardian of company culture, supporting Producers in solving difficult situations in the team and improving the team’s morale
Cooperating with other Leads in order to synchronize expectations regarding work standards
Evaluating tasks and proposing solutions in given areas
Attending creative and specialist meetings and sharing knowledge with the team to be sure that the vision and directions are understandable
Outstanding proficiency in designing for the digital world with digital media
Solid 2D drawing skills and a good esthetic sense. Top-notch technique and thorough knowledge of anatomy, perspective, composition, color, and textures
Professional Photoshop skills. Basic knowledge of 3D software of your choice
Ease and efficiency when working in a team
Ability to turn ideas into images
Commitment to the project and a desire to find the best possible way of completing it
Knowledge of how the development of a game is planned and prepared along with project cycles
AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.