Concept Artist

Art Department London, United Kingdom


Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

The Concept Artist creates Concept art for visual effects in feature films. Works as part of a team of artists executing CG and traditional artwork, helping create artwork that adheres to a specific design or “look” of a show.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creation of dynamic artwork that illustrates various stories and scripts
  • Ensures work is done according to specifications outlined by the Director/Key Creatives of a show
  • Implements any changes and incorporates feedback from Art Directors into artwork
  • Actively participates in dailies and transmissions

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or proven experience as a Concept Artist in the Entertainment Industry, including Visual Effects or Games
  • Experience or knowledge of cinematic techniques, language and shot composition (advantage)
  • Demo reel and/or portfolio required

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Developed “eye” and strong aesthetic
  • Demonstrated understanding and creation of photo real work
  • Experience creating some or all of the following: environments, hard surface, and creature design, matte paintings, shot elements, storyboards (advantage)
  • Ability to work closely with Art Department leadership and within a production environment
  • Ability to work under pressure while implementing changes based on input from multiple sources

Required Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in design software required (Photoshop, Painter, Sketch-up, Modo, etc, z-brush)
  • Ability to assemble research and reference material that will be influential to clients and design team

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


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