Psyop is a production company led by directors with a simple mission: to craft compelling experiences that viewers seek out and share. Celebrated for groundbreaking work across platforms, Psyop specializes in creating content led by thoughtful design and breathtaking art. Psyop has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver.
We are currently looking for a Senior Concept Artist for our Vancouver studio.
The Concept Artist will work closely with the Creative Director to generate and adapt ideas to a specific brief and within tight deadlines.
The right candidate will be able to complete detailed presentation artwork to a high standard, and will be required to execute a variety of aesthetic styles and technical implementations. He or she should be confident to work in both 2D and 3D packages and renders, and have the ability to use a wide range of softwares to answer the needs of the brief. If needs be, we will also require the artist to produce artwork from quick sketches to full coloured concepts, and character designs to matte paintings. Displaying a strong understanding of visual storytelling through storyboarding, colouring and framing is also recommended.
In addition to digital paintings, the artist should be able demonstrate an ability to work with physical media and photography.
Skills & Experience
Thorough knowledge of creative and artistic methods and techniques.
A strong portfolio of work that displays the ability to execute concept art for feature films, television and /or the gaming industry.
Technical proficiency in photography with an emphasis on composition, depth, lighting and colour.
A minimum of 3 years experience on feature films, television and/or games.
Demonstrable skill in 3D tools such as Mudbox, ZBrush and Maya an advantage.
Professional aptitude for time management in relation to bringing multiple priorities and tasks to completion within a set deadline.