Senior Concept Designer – Environments

This position is based in Vancouver. All applicants must reside in the United States or British Columbia/Ontario if applying within Canada.

Who we’re looking for!

We are currently seeking a Senior Concept Designer to join our talented team. This position will include a variety of projects including episodic, streaming, advertising, and film. The successful candidate will focus on concepts and designs for a variety of environments, props, vehicles, etc.

The Concept Designer works in collaboration with the Creative Director to establish overall look and design for all environments and pitch work using both traditional and digital art methodologies.


  • Tasks include designing environments, props, vehicles, etc. across a variety of genres.
  • Research and initiate information gathering of subject matter based on task.
  • Work closely with ECD and VFX Sup’s to help define vision for all environment concept art.
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions to develop new ideas and improve existing ones.
  • Combine the goals of design, art direction and technological considerations to build environments.
  • Develop and maintain strong creative and collaborative partnerships across disciplines to help develop environments, visual language and rule sets across projects.
  • Serve as an artistic resource across Real Time, Series Television, Advertising, and Features.


  • Strong foundational art skills (drawing, perspective, composition, color theory, design, and anatomy).
  • Strong design skills with the ability to render photoreal and hyperreal architecture and natural landscapes using the latest industry software and techniques.
  • Strong ideation, brainstorming and documentation skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop with an emphasis on drawing, painting and image making.
  • Unreal, Maya, and/or Houdini experience a major plus.
  • Ability to block out ideas in 3D as well as 2D depending on the need requested.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Client interaction a plus.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a concept artist within the entertainment industry.
  • Experience must be showcased with an up-to-date portfolio.
  • Knowledge of real-time art development a major plus.

Additional information

  • Candidates MUST be located in the United States, British Columbia or Ontario. Hours are Pacific Standard Time. This is a remote (work from home) position.
  • Zoic does not cover relocation costs.
  • This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contact.

About Zoic Studios

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include Ozark, See, Sweet Tooth, Superman & Lois, and Legends of Tomorrow.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?