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Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Lead Character Concept Artist - Online Games - China (Ref. 882)


Our client is one of the largest development studios for online multiplayer games in all of China. With a bold plan to break into Western markets, they now seek a talented Concept Artist to lead their Character Concept Department and help deliver experiences from the ground up for a Western audience.


  • Define the look and feel of all character art, establishing the design bible
  • Inform, organise and oversee the concept artists and 3d artists both in-house and outsource throughout the project, maintaining regular reviews over the design process
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure correct asset generation and implementation
  • Compile and distribute best practices via training handouts and take part in on-boarding of new hires

  • At least 5 years’ experience in character concept design, preferably with leadership experience
  • Passionate for video games, familiar with gaming experiences, with ability to pro-actively collaborate to drive gaming experience improvements
  • Traditional arts training, with Bachelor’s degree or above, with majors in suitable art fields, and a proficiency in any relevant software, as evidenced in strong portfolio of diverse concept art
  • A keen eye for detail, problem-solving ability and efficient task prioritisation
  • Responsible, self-motivated, an effective communicator, able to motivate teams to achieve deliverables and maintain morale
  • Ability to learn on the job, pro-actively research improvements and apply new technologies and processes

To be considered, please submit CV's to citing Ref. 882 today.
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