Sr. Concept Artist

CONTRACT | FREELANCE | FULL-TIME | B.C. OR ALBERTA

Humanoid Studios is a new videogame company founded on the axiom that creative freedom and independence lead to better, more innovative games. We believe in the power of small, agile teams, and a flat organizational structure, where everyone is empowered to make decisions and help drive the project vision.

We are a Canadian company with offices in B.C. and Alberta, offering a flexible work environment combining from-home, in-office, and remote work – as well as industry-leading compensation and benefits. By joining Humanoid, you will be welcomed into a diverse team of talented developers creating an immersive new universe of story, character, and discovery.      

Role Description

As Sr. Concept Artist at Humanoid, you will be a creative force driving our vision for a new science-fiction universe. Collaborating closely with the Creative Director and Art Director, you will explore visual ideas that will define the IP, and then develop those ideas from sketches to polished pieces ready to be used in production. Initial work will involve ideation on the fundamentals of the setting, and later the role will transition to defining game-specific concepts.

While we are still under COVID-19 restrictions this role will initially be work-from-home, but per your preference it can transition to mostly in-office either in BC or Alberta, as part of our flexible location model.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director and Art Director to explore and establish the visual aesthetic of a new science-fiction IP, through sketches, concepts, and look development.
  • Bring strong creative ideas and an ability to polish them to high quality, through sophisticated art techniques in lighting, composition, materials, and rendering methods.
  • Participate in story, game, and design discussions, and help explore new ideas through sketching and rough concepts that quickly illustrate different possibilities.
  • Create concepts for specific game needs as well as your own proactive ideas inspired by the theme of the IP
    Seek and respond to feedback from other team members

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in videogames, TV, or film
  • A portfolio showcasing your experience with sci-fi concepts of characters, objects, and environments
  • A passion for science-fiction and a talent for producing original creative ideas
  • Ability to use 3D software as part of your workflow
  • Self-motivated and able to collaborate well with team members of all development disciplines

To apply, please send your CV to careers@humanoidstudios.com