Illogika

Lead Artist (2D-Concept)

  • Experience : Senior
  • Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Our team is looking for a lead artist, with a background as a concept artist. The person will manage a small team of artists in collaboration with the Art and Creative Directors, for the development of our next IP, a PC-Console game based on a movie franchise. The lead artist will offer visual and conceptual solutions.

Description

  • Inspire and motivate a team of creative talents;
  • Work closely with the Art and Creative Directors;
  • Ensure that assets respect the artistic direction of the game and meet quality standards;
  • Maintain effective informational flow to ensure that team members are aligned with the objectives of the project;
  • Lead and direct the efforts of the 2D art team;
  • Offer creative and technical feedback to the 2D team;
  • Collaborate with 3D artists;
  • Conceptualize characters, environments and props;
  • Participate in pitches and estimates;
  • Take part in client meetings if needed.

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule, possibility of reduced hours, strict policy limiting overtime;
  • Holidays for the annual closure in December, holidays banks (paid, sick, mobile, unpaid);
  • Training policy for the entire team;
  • Possibility to work on personal projects;
  • Hack week and game jam during working hours;
  • Group Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Online Health Platform;
  • Group RRSPs and TFSAs;
  • Coffee, tea and beer Fridays;
  • Our culture: Sharing, Mutual aid, Autonomy, Transparency, Improvement.

Experience for the position

  • Has shipped at least two (2) games as lead artist;
  • Have a passion for games and a good understanding of what makes a game visually appealing and fun to play;
  • Great skills in anatomy, composition and colors;
  • Great knowledge of Photoshop;
  • Knowledge in 2D animation is a plus; 
  • Recent portfolio showing several work (characters, props and environments) in various styles;
  • Ability to offer constructive feedback and explain clearly what is needed;
  • Professional experience on a realistic game is a plus;
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork oriented attitude;
  • Problem solving attitude;
  • French & English, written and spoken.