Scorpion | Freelancer – Character Concept Artist

February 16, 2024
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Job Description

About Us

Scorpion is the leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive. We do this by helping customers understand local market dynamics, make the most of their marketing, and deliver experiences their customers will love. We offer tools to know what’s going on with marketing, competitors, and customers. We offer a unique blend of AI support and teams of real human people with local expertise committed to customer success. At Scorpion, we are ready to do whatever it takes to help our clients reach their goals. Our technology and personalized tools bring everything together to help local businesses easily understand their unique business, market, and customer needs. We put SEO, Reviews, Advertising, Email Marketing, Chat and Messaging, Social Media, Website, Lead Management, Appointment Scheduling, and more to work for local businesses. We’re a technology-led service with a human touch.

About The Role

Scorpion is seeking a Character Concept Artist to help our creative team to bring 2D characters into a 3D pipeline. Working closely with our Creative Directors and Animation Team, you will be responsible for generating concepts of a variety of characters for multiple commercial spots.

What Your Success Will Look Like

  • Collaborate with the Creative Directors, 3D Artists, and Animators to define the look of our characters by creating a consistent visual direction for the project.
  • Sketch, ideate, and create character concepts based on provided client branding, bridging the gap between multiple styles to create a visually cohesive world.
  • Able to create a “style-guide” for character turnarounds in addition to poses and expressions (body and facial).
  • Establish clear vision for 3D artists and Animators for minimal back-and-forth, including character turnarounds, reference sheets, and breakdowns as needed.

Who You Are And What You Bring

  • Ability to sketch, paint, or draw in a variety of artistic styles.
  • Well-developed understanding of anatomy, shape language, personality, and perspective as they relate to character concept creation.
  • Excellent 2D drawing skills with an emphasis on fundamental visual development principles such as composition, color theory, and lighting.
  • Understanding of the real-time development pipeline.
  • Good organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback professionally and respectfully.
  • Working knowledge of 2D software such as Procreate, Photoshop, or your program of choice.
  • Bonus Storyboard creation

Scorpion is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

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