Senior Concept Artist

Mar 24, 2023
Guildford, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Senior Concept Artist (6 month contract)

We are looking for an experienced Concept Artist to join our team creating inspiring images, visual problem solving and translating our Art Director's vision into pictures.

What a Concept Artist does at Criterion

You will use your expertise to create images of inspiring gameplay moments, descriptive environments and engaging characters. You should be able to actively collaborate and communicate with stakeholders to query and confirm direction and brief. You must be able to take feedback positively and thrive working in a team.



  • Help establish and convey the Art Director's vision through a wide array of concept art - from sketches to paintings, storyboards, mood boards and paint-overs to support art, design, gameplay and storytelling.
  • Create characters, vehicles, props, VFX concepts, environments.
  • Good communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills, attend meetings within feature teams, and communicate the direction and requirements back to the concept team
  • Seek feedback on your work and give feedback to other artists in your team.
  • Contribute to a collaborative, service minded and learning culture.


  • Proven experience as a Senior Concept Artist on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Basic knowledge of industrial design principles and engineering.
  • An artistic eye and broad knowledge of visual media and multiple techniques.
  • A broad knowledge of composition, perspective, color theory, real-world materials, and lighting.
  • Experience working with and supporting bridging teams and crafts to reach a common goal.
  • Expert level knowledge of Photoshop with an emphasis on drawing, painting and image making. Ability to block out ideas in 3D as well as 2D depending on the needs of the task.
  • A portfolio that shows versatility in design and process


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We’re based in the lovely town of Guildford – 35 minutes from central London.

Our office has an onsite café and gym and is a short walk from the train station and town centre.

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