Junior Concept Artist - Mobile

  • Full-time
  • London - Art

Mediatonic is one of the UK's largest independent game developers with around 200 people across 6 locations worldwide. With incredibly diverse games, from top-grossing mobile titles, to hardcore PC simulators, from major IPs to completely original titles.

Above all, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry. We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.

In the coming years, we have plans to grow across all our studios/locations, in order to achieve this we are looking to hire a Junior Concept Artist to join our studio.

  • Responsibilities

    • As Junior Concept Artist your primary function is to use and learn to use traditional and computer software packages to support game development.
    • You will answer briefs supplied by Art Leads, Game Design and/or Creative Narrative - all while under close supervision of more Senior, Principal and Lead Artists, Game Leads from all disciplines, plus the Studio Art Director.
    • You will support by: collating reference, create mood boards, plus create pre-production and production art to communicate ideas and inform other artists.
    • You will also be required to create and/or process 2D assets and illustrations to a set technical brief for direct use in-game.
    • You will check your work and report on your progress daily - prompted or not.
  • Requirements

    • Demonstrates awareness and an aptitude of art fundamentals (line, colour, form, shape, texture, rhythm, perspective, value, lighting & composition)
    • Solid illustration skills covering organic and hard surface subject matter in a variety of styles
    • Conceptual visual development of ideas
    • Enthusiastic creative thinker
    • Experience in gathering/creating reference for visual development Avid player of games
    • Bonus points awarded for storyboarding skills
  • What we're looking for

    Are you interested in creating moments that matter, for millions of players, in games that run for years?

    Does the idea of working together with a friendly team of Tonics towards the common goal of making great games appeal to you?

    Did we mention our out of control but totally cool sticker obsession?

    We have a range of benefits at Mediatonic, including private medical care, a healthy pension scheme as well as gym discounts, childcare vouchers and free breakfast.

    How to apply & really impress us

    As a people first studio, our biggest priority is to hire the right person. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about really helps to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

    Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic. If you are applying for a creative role, remember a portfolio is essential. For all applications we suggest you read the job description carefully and let us know why you believe you’re the right person to take on this job.

    We receive heaploads of applications, and while we do our best to respond, we can't always guarantee this


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