Aquent UK | Concept Artist

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Job Description

Aquent is helping our client, a social media giant, recruit a Concept Artist to join their world-class team of experts as they develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content.

The Concept Artist is responsible for exploring and evolving artistic direction through visual development art, helping teams execute designs that will define the future of AR/VR. Our client’s creative teams, spread across several exciting locations, are focused on creating content that invites users to engage in immersive, real-time experiences. If you’re excited about forging into new territory, creating industry-leading art in a variety of styles and genres, and working with the mightiest in the industry, this may be the home for you.

This is a 6-month contract position. The role is fully remote in the UK, and rates are paid based on location and experience. The gross PAYE range on offer is betwwen £396 – £456 per day, equivalent to £103,001 – £118,560 per annum, pro rata. This includes 33 days of holiday per annum, pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays.


  • Define and evolve artistic direction, vision and high production standards in the creation of products within the team in direct collaboration with creative, technical and production leaders
  • Support R&D and prototyping to reach creative solutions to technical challenges
  • Collaborate on the creation of style guides and related materials for internal and external teams
  • Communicate visual goals with cross-functional internal and external partners
  • Create production concepts and polished 2D marketing assets
  • Manage expectations for cross-functional partners
  • Collaborate and iterate based on the team’s needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Shipped products in game development as a Concept Artist
  • Ability to clearly articulate visual vision to a team of multidisciplinary contributors, technical artists, 3D artists, etc., to arrive at the desired visual goal
  • Ability to define and drive varied art styles, from stylised to realistic
  • Excellent knowledge of art and visual design principles and techniques relating to character and environment design
  • Strong understanding of art pipelines, including art creation processes (both 2D and 3D), technology requirements and advancements, trade-offs, and challenges associated with development
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines and expectations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Virtual reality experience (Rift, Vive, GearVR, etc.)
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Knowledge of 3D software packages such as Maya, 3DsMax, Blender
  • Technical understanding of standard game engines such as Unity or Unreal and art pipelines

We’d love you to apply for this 6-month Concept Artist role, so please submit your CV and portfolio today!

*Due to the high volume of applications we experience, if you have not received a response within 48hrs of your application, please assume that you have not been selected for progression to the next stage of the hiring process.

Client Description

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.

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Aquent UK

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