Concept Artist (6 Months Contract)

ArtContractorGreater Vancouver, BC

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Assist in establishing the look of the game as well as creating artwork for the Art team's reference and for promotional & marketing purposes.


  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Contribute to the creation of a style guide covering all artistic aspects of the product.
  • Work closely with the Art Director to ensure consistency, quality & focus on the visual target.
  • Create high quality concept art for characters, environments & assets and maintain a consistency of established style.
  • Work closely with Environment Artists & Modelers to ensure good visual communication and to mitigate any issues that may arise in the creation of assets.
  • Communicate with both Technical Artist & Animator, if necessary, to help resolve any issues that may occur in translation.
  • Provide feedback on general aspects of game design from an artistic perspective.
  • Work with Project manager to establish accurate estimates to ensure on-time deliverables are met.


  • Excellent traditional art and digital painting skills.
  • 5+ years experience concepting large machinery, epic landscapes, and alien environments in the sci-fi genre for video games.
  • Strong understanding of colour, composition and visual story telling.
  • Adept knowledge of anatomy & costume, perspective, lightning, and architecture.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Game Art & Design or equivalent education and experience.
  • Proficiency in Art software ie. 3dsMax, Maya, Photoshop, etc.
  • Solid fundamental skills in line, light, shadow, & colour.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and written.


  • Participate as a proactive team member to further team and project goals.
  • Perform other ad-hoc responsibilities as required.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong aptitude to continuous learning in/outside work hours.

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information, please visit

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

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We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.