Senior Concept Artist

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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.

July 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 2D Senior/Lead Character Concept Artist to join our Concept Art team, helping deliver on the world of FANGS and help bring our heroes to live. The Concept Artist will closely partner with the rest of the Art Department to help bring the character concept to life while unique and lasting hero designs that resonate with players.


  • Design and provide feedback on character concepts, helping create the stylized world of FANGS
  • Drive the creation of characters, from concept to rendering
  • Use your artistic skills to create awesome silhouettes that represent a diverse cast of heroes
  • Find creative ways to deliver while staying true to the gameplay design
  • Work with the AD and character team to create creative, appealing characters for competitive gameplay
  • Mentor junior concept artists to improve their craft and understanding of team responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of professional experience as a concept effects artist in games
  • Experience creating high-quality, stylized 2D character concepts
  • Experience working in Photoshop or other illustration software
  • Experience working with game designers to communicate complex gameplay concepts into hero 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 artist, helping concept a hero from ideation to the final product
  • Ability to rapidly prototype visuals and sketches to explore multiple silhouettes and ideas
  • Illustration experience a plus
  • Environment concept art experience is 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 VFX and concept artists, engineers, a localization coordinator, and a producer. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

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