Added by on 2014-03-26

Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Senior Concept Artist

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Senior Concept Artist

Office: Irvine, California, United States

As a senior concept artist you are at the tip of the spear of creating and championing new worlds for our games. You are an integral part of the team and are a key contributor in generating visuals to support our games. We’re looking for artists that are self-starting, versatile, and enjoy being part of a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate shares our sensibilities, loves dark gothic medieval worlds, and feels there are countless stories left to tell!


Create environmental concepts that include landscape / architectural designs, props, and occasional mood paintings.
Create character / creature concepts including character sheets and detailed callouts of equipment and weapons.
Iterate on game assets with production artists via paint overs, studies, and group critiques.
Visualize complex environments through the use of basic components.


Strong understanding of digital content creation tools such as Photoshop, Painter, etc.
Excellent illustration skills, deep understanding of composition, anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette
An exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy with a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to illustration and design
Understanding of the distinctive Blizzard Entertainment visual style and a passion to push it to the next level
A passion for video games


Working knowledge 3D art techniques and software packages such as Maya, 3Ds Max, or Zbrush
Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to figure drawing, landscape painting, and illustration
Have shipped AAA PC or console titles as a concept artist

Submission / Portfolio requirements


Cover letter
Portfolio of relevant work required
Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album)Willingness to complete art test if required.

**Only submittals with all three will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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