Lead Concept Artist

Highly Successful Studio - Brand New IP - Experienced in Maya

Job Type
Salary on application
13 days ago

Lead Concept Artist – 12987

Do you have experience working as a concept artist? Are you interested in working on a new open-world multiplayer survival game? If yes, this could be the opportunity for you!

As a Lead Concept Artist in Oslo, you will be building and maintaining partner and client relationships, trust and communication whilst leading and mentoring the concept artists to create the best possible quality work. You will maintain qualitative goals and artistic consistency for concept art, setting high visual standards and defining the art styles and tones of the projects.

This studio offers a flat structure where individuals can thrive and be themselves whilst leaving their mark on the studio. As they hugely value the importance of work-life balance and collaborative relationships if you align with these values, you will be the perfect addition to the team. In return for your hard work here you will get to enjoy flexible working, relocation support, social Fridays, and a ton more perks! 


  • Commercial production experience as a Concept Artist and prior leadership experience
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine and production management tools
  • Experience working with outsourcing partners and freelancers across different locations
  • In depth understanding of 2D art fundamentals including anatomy, composition, lighting, materials, and colour use
  • Excellent proficiency with Photoshop, Z-Brush, Maya, and other 2D/3D software packages


  • Working closely with the Art Director on the projects to develop a style and provide consistent quality across all areas of the project
  • Collaborating with other art leads and the producers to coordinate the resources, establish schedules and priorities
  • Leading, mentoring, and motivating concept artists throughout the art pipeline, reviewing completed work and ensuring it is aligned with the artistic direction and 3D requirements
  • Producing high-quality concept art, with the ability to deliver consistent quality across all areas of environments, lighting, characters, vehicles, props and more

If you think this could be the perfect role for you, contact Eleanor at ew@skillsearch.com for more details.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Eleanor Widdowson

Game Art Consultant

Our Art Resourcer, Eleanor is on hand to help candidates with expertise in all areas of game art from Character Artists to Environment Artists, UI Artists, Technical Artists and everything in between – so get in touch if you’re looking for a new role in this space! There’s no rest for the wicked as in her spare time you’ll find Eleanor working on her side hustle – crocheting! Ask her about her Etsy shop to see her latest creations...

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