We’re looking for versatile, self-directed artists who have experience in 2D character and world design and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Your folio should, above all, demonstrate originality, an ability to iterate, and an understanding of color and form. It should also reflect a solid understanding of anatomy and painting, and contain examples that show your awareness and appreciation of Valve’s various Intellectual Properties.
Integrate into a multi-disciplinary team (6-8 people) and continually produce useful concept design based on the group’s collective conversations and decisions.
Iterate quickly and submit work that solves problems rather than creates them.
Self-manage and also be aware of the needs and requirements of those around you.
Generate ideas and use 2D/3D work to communicate those ideas to the team.
Working knowledge of 3D packages such as ZBrush, Mudbox, SketchUp, etc.
Communication skills that allow you to describe your process maturely and succinctly
Ability to change gears quickly when needed