AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Concept Artist – Merge City

We are looking for a Senior Concept Artist to join the team.

This role requires you to take ideas from the Art Director, expand upon them, and to deliver innovative visual ideas in a polished illustrative state. Your art will have a major impact on the overall look and feel of this best in class mobile game. 


·        The work will consist of conceptualizing multiple sketches of game objects for approval then bringing them to a rendered state with a primary focus on cute “mobile friendly” assets.

·        Solid understanding of perspective and orthographic presentation and 3-dimensional hard surface design. 

  • Create and render organic terrain and props. 
  • Establish technical 2D art guides for Outsourcing
  • Rendering 2D icons and other User Interface elements
  • Occasional Support for marketing team

Preferred Skills:

·        3 + years experience designing concept art preferably in gaming 

·        Excellent design skills, including the effective use of color, form, lighting, and composition

·        Ability to translate art into multiple styles for various types of projects

·        Draftsmanship – Can draw not just “photobash”

·        Advanced level Photoshop Skills 

·        Basic 3D modeling skills are a bonus 

·        A basic understanding of games and how your art will ultimately influence the game design

·        Previous mobile development experience is a bonus

·        Must be comfortable working with people, taking feedback, and working as part of a team

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.


Careers Category: Art & Animation

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

Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite

Requisition ID: P210644

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