Sr Concept Illustrator

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

Are you an experienced digital concept artist who specializes in landscapes or is an all-around generalist, and have deep engagement in fantasy art and pop culture?

Our Magic: The Gathering TCG Studio is looking for a Senior Concept Illustrator to drive an innovative visual world creation for Magic with a deep understanding of this brand. This key role in our studio collaborates with other Concept Illustrators, Concept Writers, and Art Directors to build a product that brings happiness to millions of Magic fans.

What you'll do

  • Craft original concepts, including extrapolating ideas from visual and written direction
  • Redesign existing concepts
  • Contribute to general Worldbuilding
  • Support Art Directors, Writers and other creative team members in creating and executing brand visual identity

What you’ll bring

  • 5+ yrs of commercial concept art experience, ideally in a AAA game environment
  • A strong portfolio showcasing your ability to craft sketches, silhouette roughs, detail drawings, color roughs, and finished color illustrations for environments, characters, props, creatures, and spell effects using digital methods
  • Understanding of Magic: The Gathering as both a game and a brand
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Effectively work and communicate with diverse groups of people
  • You eagerly embrace challenges head-on and have the confidence to propose creative solutions
  • Take direction and well and work within scope constraints
  • Strong sense of accountability, responsibility, and pride
  • Strong communication skills and are comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Adept in Adobe Photoshop, proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, and MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

In the Wizards TCG Studio, we believe diversity of experience is fundamental to creating broadly accessible and fun gaming experiences for *all* of our players. We encourage everyone to consider being a part of our team.

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you are selected to move forward in our application process and need to request an accommodation, please contact recruiting@wizards.com.

Wizards Of The Coast is looking to hire a Sr Concept Illustrator at their Renton, WA, USA location. Job contains the tags AAA, Photoshop, Unity, Concept and Art.
Job discovered on 10/17/2020

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