Character and Concept Artist

PUBLISHED: September 12, 2017
SERIOUSLY, Helsinki, Finland

We are looking for motivated and passionate Character & Concept Artist to join our team at Seriously (Helsinki office).

You will be joining the studio at an exciting time, as we scale up the Best Fiends brand and games portfolio. In addition to the skills and experience listed below, we are looking for a motivated self-starter who is ready to hit the ground running in this energetic start-up environment, where everybody pulls their weight, where every idea is valued, and where, if we get it right, we might just conquer the globe. Come join us!

Responsibilities:

  • Concepting characters, environments, props and more from first ideas right through to polished final quality
  • Contributing ideas to the concepting process, running with a loose description as well as being able to work well with creative direction from others
  • Overseeing the development of other assets, giving feedback and guidance
  • Working with existing concepts and turning them into final art assets

Requirements:

  • A portfolio of proven quality
  • Ability to create a variety of production quality, imaginative cartoon style concept art, with a passion for quirky Best Fiends type characters
  • Excellent traditional artistic skills; a strong grasp of composition, color theory, perspective and lighting, with an deep understanding of environment, creature/character and graphic design
  • Capability to produce high quality work with fast turnaround times
  • An ability to understand the Best Fiends brand and develop new aspects of it
  • Experience as a Concept Artist on game projects from prototyping to finished product
  • An expert in Photoshop
  • Passionate about games and pushing the limits on game visuals
  • Fluent in English as it’s our working language

Seriously offers:

  • Opportunity to work with great people on great content
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible hours and great work-life balance
  • Private healthcare and dental plans, extensive health and leisure insurance
  • Lunch benefit, annual sports and culture allowance
  • Variety of tools. Tell us what you need to get the job done and we’ll get it
  • Relocation package and assistance
  • Free snacks and beverages

About Seriously

We build global entertainment franchises that come to life first as best-in-class mobile games. We are passionate about great storytelling and epic world-building, desperate conflict and hilarious comedy, unique characters and unlikely heroes. We build brands that not only succeed commercially but also can give back to the world

We are in this because we are driven to make great games, to tell great stories, to build the next generation of entertainment experiences. We want to make games that keep you playing in the blue glow of your phone until the small hours or to fire up quickly for just one more round during your lunch break. Conflicts that stay in the back of your head through the day and characters that you want to take with you everywhere you go. Experiences that can inspire you and maybe, just maybe, make the world a better place.

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