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Concept Artist

Hove, GB

Studio Gobo is an established AAA games studio, part of the Keywords family. Our team has worked on multiple world class projects for companies such as Tencent, Disney, Ubisoft and Warner Bros. Projects include Synced: Off-Planet, For Honor, Marvel Super Heroes: Guardians of the Galaxy and Star Wars: Rise Against the Empire playsets for Disney Infinity 3.0.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package and an award-winning environment to work in!


Studio Gobo is currently looking for a world class Concept Artist to work in-house to collaborate with our talented team on our next awesome project. Ideally you will be a generalist conceptual designer versatile in many different art styles and techniques. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional creativity and ability in the areas of environmental design for a hyper-realistic AAA sci-fi aesthetic, whilst also understanding the needs and nuances of gameplay and how it relates to architectural design. In addition, demonstrating versatility in the areas of world, look and feel and tonal pieces will be a distinct advantage.

You will be tasked with inspiring the art and design teams with exceptional visualisation work that helps shape the visual direction of our games. Since you will be participating in all phases of the design process, good social and communication skills are a must for this role.

Qualifications


  • A passion and deep understanding of architectural design, industrial design, illustration, colour theory, composition, lighting, art history and various cultures and be able to change and adapt across different genre and media.
  • Excellent narrative and illustrative skills.
  • A world class portfolio that blows our minds with your ability and talent and sets you apart from the rest.
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Painter or similar package of your preference.
  • The ability to take an environment and or gameplay space from early concept all the way through to fully rendered finished quality visualisation.
  • Comfortable working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to work with direction and take on constructive feedback.
  • Excellent creative skills and insight and an ability and passion for research to aid credibility in your work.
  • Able to visually communicate ideas and inspire others.
  • Ability to work on a pre-defined art-style whilst also a desire to explore new directions.
  • Must be a highly self-motivated individual and work closely with the producers on scheduled assignments and appropriate priorities.

Desirable skills:

  • At least 3+ years of professional creative experience in the field of Games, Film, Architecture and / or Industrial Design
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Art / Design / Fine art or similar.
  • An excellent personal and professional portfolio.
  • Demonstrable technical knowledge of design software and techniques.
  • Ability to utilise 3d software packages in your workflow is a distinct advantage.
  • Effective communication and team-working skills
  • A passionate gamer and appreciation for how your work can enhance the player experiences we craft.

Benefits

When you join Studio Gobo you can expect to enjoy a unique culture. Whether its participating and relaxing with one of our wellness benefits or discussing the latest games over lunch cooked by our in-house chef. The Studio knows that it’s the best people that make the best games and this is what Studio Gobo invests in. Below you will find all the benefits and perks you can enjoy as a Studio Gobo team member.


  • Holidays: 20 days’ annual leave entitlement, plus 3 days’ studio closure over the Christmas period, giving a total of 23 days paid annual leave plus all 8 UK bank holidays.
  • Bonus Anniversary Holidays: An additional day of annual leave for each year’s anniversary working at Studio Gobo, to a maximum of 7 extra days!
  • Generous Team Project Bonuses
  • Company Pension Scheme – Employer contribution matching award winning pension scheme provided by NEST under the UK governments automatic enrolment scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme – Full private medical cover provided by BUPA Private Healthcare.
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Dental Insurance Scheme – Full private dental cover provided under our Dental plan company scheme.
  • Group Income Protection
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – Salary sacrifice cycle purchase scheme with tax savings through Evans Cycles.
  • Eye-care Vouchers – Free eye tests.
  • Train Travel Season Ticket Loan – Interest free company loan to spread the cost of an annual season ticket.
  • Personal Trainer Sessions – Free gym sessions with our own Gobo personal trainer.
  • Health and Wellbeing Allowance - £50 per month to spend on your choice of a range of healthy activities.
  • Fast Growing Studio – Plenty of room for career advancement
  • Industry Conferences Budget – A generous annual studio conferences budget. Many of our employees benefit from attending conferences such as GDC, E3 or SIGGRAPH, THU, Develop etc every year.

PERKS

  • Free locally roasted Coffee & Speciality Teas
  • Gobo Cereal Bar – Extensive granola, muesli and breakfast cereal selections.
  • Full Chefs Kitchen & Equipment – Free use of our large full-sized chef’s kitchen ideal for whipping up a quick snack or a culinary feast.
  • Fresh Home Cooked Gobo Friday Lunch – Our world-famous lunch prepared and served every Friday by our own in-house Gobo chef. Sit, eat and chat with your work colleagues
  • Fresh Fruit & Healthy Snacks – Provided every day, with a suggestion board for new treats!
  • Pastries, Cakes & Doughnuts – For the odd naughty pleasure.
  • Soft Drinks Fridge – A large range of free chilled soft drinks.
  • Gobo Beer & Wine Fridge – Free beers, ales and wine and even the odd gin and tonic! Grab a beer at our end of week Show and Tell sessions and see what everybody else in the company has been up to!
  • In-house Clubs – There are lots of ways to socialise with your colleagues here! From day one you’re invited to join in clubs for D&D fans, board games, bouldering, drawing nights, yoga, cooking club – the list goes on and there is always space open for new members!
  • Extensive Video Game & Book Library – Borrow a game, a book or even a whole console.
  • Spacious Industrial Chic Studio Space – Many visitors comment on what an amazing studio space we have. We’ve invested a lot of time, thought and money into our studio. And we get to work in this space every day. Our working environment makes an incredible difference to our mood and productivity.
  • Dogs with Jobs – Studio Gobo is a dog friendly employer. Bring doggo into the studio to meet and hang out with the rest of the team any time!
  • Project Wrap Parties, Cinema Nights & Team Nights Out – We work hard together so it’s good to let off steam and spend some time together seeing what the wonderful city of Brighton & Hove has to offer.
  • Monthly Studio Social Nights – Once per month the studio plays host to the biggest party in Brighton & Hove (probably). The drinks fridge is open for all. Invite a loved one to join us for food, drinks and anything in an array of board games, Smash Bros tournaments, 10-person Overwatch multiplayer bouts, Beer Pong or even a bit of karaoke.
  • Summer Party – Every year on a hot summer’s afternoon, we all leave work early to enjoy the sun with company organised pop-up diner, cocktail shack, bouncy castle, face painting and other fun amenities. The whole family is invited to spend the day coming to socialise with us, on us :)

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