Environment Concept Artist

Art/Concept · Frisco, Texas
Department Art/Concept
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Environment Concept Artist


Gearbox Software is looking for an environment-centric concept artist to create artwork for our upcoming projects! In the concept artist role, you will define or work within a specific art style to create exciting environmental concepts. The concept artist role requires a strong sense of creative & visual aesthetics, and most importantly, strong knowledge of industrial design and architecture.


With a clear illustrative style, you must demonstrate you can be forward thinking and turn an exciting gameplay experience into an awesome visual experience!


Required Skills and Experience: 


  • Work within or help establish different types of style, including styles set by other artists or art directors
  • Have expertise in illustrating environmental pieces in different settings (Sci-fi, fantasy, modern, etc) and properly breaking these elements out in a straight forward production sense beyond inspirational illustrations
  • Comfortable receiving or giving critiques
  • Provide initial ideas rapidly with rough illustrations and thumbnails, quickly moving through the ideation process
  • Strong grasp of color theory, line, light and shadow and how these influence mood and focal points
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Ability to balance technical function, aesthetics, and creativity
  • Ability to develop within game design constraints and turn those restraints into exciting visuals that improve the experience
  • Strong understanding of content creation from start to finish. Creating concept images, spec sheets and call outs for content and level artists
  • Be passionate about games and play them regularly, everyone at Gearbox is a game creator and you must play them to make them!


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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience