AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Concept Artist – Hit It Rich

Are you a skilled concept artist looking for the next challenge? Come and join our Hit It Rich! team as a Senior Concept Artist! 

We are looking for a master of game art creation – adaptive to different art styles, themes, and game mechanics. Be an impact to the creative process and help us create extraordinary things while being a part of a talented and diverse team of artists. Grow and expand your skills, while testing your knowledge of games and player psychology!  

Come help us make a difference by connecting the world through games!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality game art assets — ranging from quick sketches and proof-of-concept storyboards to final art that will be used in the game.

  • Communicate closely with the Lead Artist and Art Director and across to the other disciplines

  • Lead by example and share knowledge with more junior team members

  • Work closely with Game Designers and Production Team to hit our goals and milestones. 

  • Be a team player and work collaboratively with other creative disciplines!

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years of experience as a concept artist — please include your portfolio with relevant industry/personal work.

  • Excellent eye for composition, color theory, design

  • Knowledge of Character Design and Development

  • Strong rendering skills, and ability to adapt to different art styles

  • Ability to quickly identify problems and suggest solutions in pitches, art reviews and impromptu conversations

  • Ability to mentor more junior artists when called upon

  • Quick accurate sketching skills for storyboards/proof-of-concept pitches

  • A capacity to come up with new and creative ideas in your work

  • BFA or equivalent degree

  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite

    • Photoshop

    • Illustrator

  • High-quality logo creation

  • 3D texture painting

  • Must know how to simplify and stylize characters and likenesses

  • Knowledge of slot games  a plus

  • The ability to integrate basic art into Unity a plus

  • Knowledge of 3D a plus

    • Understanding of animation principles and aesthetics of a plus

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Hiring Update: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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Careers Category: Art & Animation

Careers location: Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Remote, US, Remote, Canada, Toronto, Canada

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210631

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