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Concept Artists, (or Conceptual Artists) turn ideas into visual images for usage in such areas as animation, gaming, advertising, and print, to name a few. Skills found on sample resumes of Concept Artists include assisting in the selection of final character designs, and coordinating with the art director on character design concepts. In addition to a degree, most employers prefer candidates who are able to list three years of experience in the industry on their resumes.

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Concept Artist Intern

Part of a team that developed a 3D training game for law enforcement designed to teach skills and techniques for identifying financial crime

  • Created sketches using Photoshop of environments and objects based on written scripts
  • Assisted with creative decision-making regarding visual style
  • Presented concept art to team for approval and for solidifying vision of final product
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Digital Media
2

Concept Artist/art Director

As part of an upper level course in computer illustration, participated in a group assignment to split up into teams and design a video game, which would be pitched to the class as if pitching to potential producers.

  • Performed the role of team leader and art directed the style and look for the game
  • Assigned roles to each person on the team and set deadlines to be met and followed
  • Designed props and color boards for the game (my assigned roles)
  • Additionally designed key environments for the game (due to team member being unable to complete
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BFA
Illustration, Minor
3

Video Game Designer/ Concept Artist

Responsible for character and assets concept art for development of game.

  • Produced all assets, pixel art, and game art for UI, HUD, pause, and play and quit screens.
  • Ensured the quality assurance for game play and visual effects by testing game.
  • Worked on development team to ensure completion in a timely manner and before due date.
  • Conducted research on current trends and implemented them into the game for accuracy.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Game Design And Development
MS
Game Design And Development
4

Art Director / Lead Character Designer / Concept Artist

Responsible for managing the artistic design of projects with a $350,000 annual budget.

  • Managed seven designers with a collaborative team environment spirit while meeting timelines.
  • Charged with facilitating communication between upper management, art staff, technical and operations team members.
  • Developed standard operating procedure and work flow approval process to ensure consistency and quality throughout production.
  • Character research and development for TV series in the genres of fantasy, realism, cartoon, and sci-fi.
  • Co-Hosted trade show booth to meet new clients and grow revenue for the organization.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Industrial Design And Technology
BA
Computer Science And Animation
5

Concept Artist, Visual Effects Artist

  • Concepted and designed main 3D character for One Shot Heroes
  • Created color scripts and presentation packages for pitches
  • Designed and tested character facial shapes for animation
  • Implemented facial shapes into a blendshape library in Maya
  • Introduced Mocha and instructed compositors on it's application
  • Composited matchmoving, rotoscoping, and visual effects sequences
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Animation And Visual Effects
6

Freelance Graphic Designer/concept Artist

Designed web graphics including backgrounds and logo's for a local DJ's website.

  • Created a piece of artwork for a client's annual Christmas card drive.
  • Designed and created iPhone app icons using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Designed and created graphics for VZones; a 2D virtual chat world.
  • Designed and created my own professional website.
  • Orchestrated both in person and Skype meetings with clients.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Graphic Design
Graphic Arts
Liberal Arts
7

Concept Artist, Project Lead, Co-writer for Unnamed Project

Introduced initial game idea and concept art.

  • Scheduled and managed a team of two.
  • Participated in game's dialogue script writing.
  • Able to complete a demo-sized introduction by project presentation (15-week period).
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School
BFA
Design
8

Concept Artist

Worked with a team of artists to create a look and style for a full length animation feature.

  • Designed sets and props to fit the style of the film.
  • Designed characters to fit the style the film was going for.
  • Produced multiple rough layouts and visual development pieces to see how the characters would fit and look in that world.
  • Scanned and set up model and prop sheets for the animators to use.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
9

Senior 2d/concept Artist

Created concepts for characters, environments, and props for various game pitches and games in production for Kindle Tablets and Amazon Fire TV

  • Maintained overall artistic styles/aesthetics for projects
  • Created illustrations and marketing art as needed
  • Approved assets at each stage of development
  • Attended daily SCRUM/Agile meetings
  • Participated in game design pitches, art direction investigations, and after-hours art group drawing sessions.
  • Created Pitch Documents and presentations for team and management uses throughout the Amazon ecology.
  • Living Classics, Facebook Free-To-Play Game, August 2012,
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Drawing / Illustration
10

Concept Artist, Matte Painter & Texture Painter

Illustrated concept art for animated series "Ben and Izzy"

  • Illustrated backgrounds for animated series "Ben and Izzy"
  • Designed characters for animated series "Ben and Izzy"
  • Created texture for characters of animated series "Ben and Izzy", and educational animated short "Starfish"
  • Made matte paintings for animated series "Ben and Izzy"
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Medicine
Visual Development

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