Who we are:

We are a diverse team of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games.  We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.

What we need:

As a Senior Concept Artist at 31st Union, you’ll have a significant role in shaping the visual direction for the project.  You are a strong and seasoned designer with excellent conceptual art skills and sensibilities.  You will be collaborating directly with the character development team and key stakeholders and visual designers to set the look and feel for our project.  You will work proactively with others in all visual art disciplines to help provide visual solutions that supports gameplay, narrative, and art direction needs.  We love games that play well and look great; together we will set the stage for a rich and stunning world filled with diverse characters and environments.


Collaborate closely with character development team and key stakeholders to conceptualize, design, iterate on a range of assets to bring our characters to lifeConceptualize stylized designs to best represent game design intent that supports the overall vision for the project.  Ability to draw to style and in multiple views with a heavy emphasis on character development.  Other responsibilities may include weapons, props, vehicles, storyboards, and environment art.Develop character designs with artistic sensibilities that also balances game design, narrative, and technical boundaries.  Prioritize, plan, organize, and execute on conceptual art output, working with development partners, game designer(s), and other visual art departments to best deliver and execute to the project’s creative visionConcept, iterate, and produce visual assets for all stages of development from pre-viz sketches and paintings to polished marketing materialsWork with the art department to establish and craft clear style guides that speaks to the art direction and provide clear instructional guides for the art team to use as resourcesIdentify and implement best practices, workflows and pipelines that pushes the quality bar for character focused conceptual designsMentor and help fellow artists grow artistically and professionallyImprove on personal and professional knowledge

Required Qualifications:

Expert knowledge on character costume designs and character developmentAbility to showcase polished stylized character illustrations and clearly demonstrate strong drawing and painting abilities that translates well into 3D modelsHigh knowledge of human anatomy and ability to create character designs in different stylesExtensive character design focused portfolio with awesome inspirational and informative drawings and paintingsOnline portfolio is a must. Portfolios should show stylization range with awesome inspirational character designs. Please include development sketches in additional to more refined, polished, and fully realized character designs

Who You Are:

Strong stylized character designer who can demonstrates great artistic sensibilities to create artwork to inspire and to inform the direction for our projectAbility to take direction and engage in constructive brainstorming with the teamStrong traditional art experience with the ability to create assets from sketches to more polished marketing piecesAbility to work in and explore concepts in 2D and 3DExcellent eye for anatomy, color, composition, and overall design skillsAwareness of current trends in visual communication and how best to adapt those trends into an interactive game experienceAbility to work with industry standard 2D graphics applications (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects etc.)Plus, if you have experience working in game engines (e.g. UNREAL, Unity, and other propriety or commercial engines), design tool-sets and production pipelinesAbility to leverage 3D applications (e.g. Maya, 3DS Max etc.).Perforce and Jira experiencePassion for games!

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between _____ and _____ per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an ‘at-will position’ and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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31st Union prides itself on the diversity of its team members, partners, and communities.  For this reason, we remain committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment and hiring through compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.  This means that employment at 31st Union depends on your substantive ability, objective qualifications and work ethic – not on your age, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), height, weight, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), alienage or citizenship status, transgender, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, AIDS/HIV, denial of family and medical care leave, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy status, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), marital status or registered domestic partner status, political activity or affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, arrest record, or taking or requesting statutorily protected leaves, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are also committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us if you need to request a reasonable accommodation.




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