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Guthrix
04-09-2008, 06:28 AM
Jagex Ltd, developer and publisher of online games, seeks a highly creative, enthusiastic and energetic Junior Concept Artist to join our creative team. A person in this role will need to create interesting and innovative concepts to help the design team in the production of the creation of 3D and animations.

Key duties include:
· Design of characters, creatures, vehicles and environments for exciting games;
· Ability to work within a style including a style set by another artist/Art Director;
· Communicating with our dedicated development and graphics teams ensuring that everyone’s requirements are considered during the creation process;
· Contributing ideas in a graphical nature but also regarding working practices and procedures.

Requirements:
· Ability to demonstrate creative and original concepts and take art direction;
· Excellent knowledge and experience using Photoshop;
· Very good drawing and design skills;
· Keen eye for detail in all areas from artwork through to finished piece;
· Positive communicator with the ability to work with staff from all areas of the company;
· Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated with a strong work ethic and high level of initiative;
· Art and Design or equivalent degree.

Also useful:
· 3D graphics experience would be a bonus, but it is not essential;
· Product design would be a bonus, but is not essential;
· Industry experience would be useful but is not essential.

Candidates must provide a CV with examples of previous work (either emailed or a website link).

Salary: £18k - £20k p.a. depending on experience, plus annual bonus, health care, gym membership and other benefits.

Location: Cambridge, UK. Candidates must be able to work in Cambridge or to re-locate.

To apply: Send your CV with Portfolio to: careers@recruit.jagex.com

About Jagex Ltd - Company Profile

Jagex Ltd was founded in December 2001 as the company behind the game RuneScape. The organisation now has more than 380 employees, making us the largest independent games studios in the UK.

Since its launch, RuneScape has grown to over 6 million active free players, whilst the members’ version has over 1 million paying subscribers. This ranks RuneScape as the third largest MMORPG title in the world. The game is updated with new playable content almost every week, providing a constantly evolving gaming experience for all our players.


Over the next year, we shall release a number more major products, adding to our unrivalled success. Jagex intends to become a significant operator in all the major gaming markets worldwide, developing and commercialising highly compelling character games that appeal to a wide audience.

Jagex provides a positive, challenging and rewarding working environment and in March 2007 achieved 59th place in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.