Lead Concept Artist (m/f/d)

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  • Publiziert: 24.10.2022
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For more than 15 years at FISHLABS we have been creating award-winning, chart-topping games that have been brought to life on millions of screens. At our core, we are a Studio for gamers, by gamers, and a reference in developing premium games with deep and engaging experiences across platforms.
As part of PLAION and alongside our sister studios across the globe, we create stunning immersive experiences that inspire millions of players worldwide.
We are looking to continue building on our success with humble but talented and creative people who have a passion for making outstanding games and want to be at the forefront of gaming.
Are you ready for the challenge? Join us! This is going to be a thrilling ride.

Your Mission

The Lead Concept Artist will work in a collaborative team environment to provide inspiration and conceptualize the game world on a visually stylized new IP.
  • Lead the concept art team by providing feedback on the team’s work, provide mentorship to further develop the team’s skills, and organize the team’s tasks.
  • Assist the Art director in developing the look of the game.
  • Create mood boards, concepts for Characters, Environment and props (from quick sketches and overpaints to key art).
  • Work closely with other leads and producers to constantly improve the quality of the game.
  • Hold regular one on ones with your team to ensure their well-being
  • Clear and proactive communication with all team members.

Your Skillset

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working as a Concept Artist for AAA titles and at least 2 years working in a lead position.
  • Strong knowledge of colour, light, composition, human and animal anatomy, character design, perspective, architecture design, and an understanding of stylization principles for semi realistic titles.
  • Creativity, observation- and research skills
  • Ability to provide and accept feedback and adapt to change
  • Great communication skills and fluency in English
Portfolio Requirements
  • Please provide a detailed breakdown of your work and clarify what you are responsible for.
  • Only digital applications will be accepted such as a website, blog or online album. Physical media will not be accepted.

Mission Support

We are just as passionate about our games as we are about their creators (Could that be you?!). Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes. And most importantly - A motivated, international team full of fellow gamers.
The studio is located in a bright, modern office, right in the center of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all our staff: Including discounted gym membership, fresh fruit and a variety of free drinks. A healthy work-life balance is important to you? For us too! That’s why we are also awarded as a family-friendly workplace. Coming from abroad? No problem! We also offer relocation packages.

Sounds good? Take a look here: www.dsfishlabs.com

Get In Touch!

Did we spark your interest? We are looking forward to your application. Simply click on the button below and apply by uploading your CV.
If you have any further documents which you think might be worth sharing to underline your background and talents, we are happy to receive them as well. If you have questions regarding the application just drop us an e-mail at jobs@dsfishlabs.com. An application via our online tool is preferred.
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