Concept Artist (Skins)

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

September 22, 2021
Full Time

Hidden Leaf Games is an indie game development studio founded with the mission of delivering a world-class experience that focuses on competition, progression and social play. We believe games are meant to be played together, regardless of skill level or platform. At our core, we’re players who deeply value the social and community interactions that competitive moments have to offer. We believe that competitive games create lasting moments and are committed to recreating that experience for others to enjoy.

We’re looking for a Character Concept Artist to join our Personalization Content team, helping deliver awesome character skins, mounts and other cosmetics that players will love. The Concept Artist will closely partner with the rest of the Art Department to help bring the concepts to life while keeping a pulse on what our players want.


  • Design and provide feedback on character skin concepts
  • Drive the creation of characters, from concept to rendering
  • Find creative ways to deliver unique silhouettes and fantasies while staying true to the original heroes gameplay design elements
  • Work with the AD and character team to create creative, appealing characters for competitive gameplay
  • Work with the AD and Product Owner to create compelling thematics that are true to the character and appeal to our players.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4-5+ years of professional experience as a concept effects artist in games
  • Experience creating high-quality, stylized 2D character concepts
  • Experience working with the production art team to ensure high quality art and vision is maintained from start to finish.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working on a team of artists, helping concept characters from ideation to the final product
  • Ability to rapidly prototype visuals and sketches to explore multiple silhouettes and ideas
  • Illustration experience a plus

About Us

We're a venture-funded game studio based across the world looking to create games meant to be played with anyone, anywhere. Our mission is to create core PvP games that focus on competitive mastery, core progression and social play. If you're looking to join a team that allows tons of creative freedom, ownership and moves fast, please apply!

We're hiring artists, engineers, a UX director, and producers. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

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