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Visual Development Artist

Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, MadridArt

Job description

The SPA Studios, the Award-winning Feature Animation Studio is looking for a Visual Development Artist who would work with us on our new exciting animated movie “Ember”.

“Ember” is a 2D feature animation that challenges the traditional way of making animated movies. Help us on this journey and join our team in Madrid if you fit these requirements


  • Designing locations (mostly natural environment) and props
  • Translating script, storyboards and vocal descriptions into functional sketches and color designs
  • Delivering concept art packages for Layout, Background and 3D departments

Job requirements


  • At least 3 years of professional experience in animation , video games or VFX industries.

  • Profiency in English. 


  • Being comfortable with adjusting to the graphic and stylized look of the project
  • Understanding design, composition, light and color
  • Ability to work effectively with rough sketches as well as fully refined concept art
  • Finding visual solutions and designs that serve the story narration
  • Ability to work with a team as well as being autonomous when it’s required
  • Delivering materials within the deadlines and through multiple iterations
  • Working with Adobe Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge of Blender is a plus
  • Availble to work on-site at the SPA studios in Madrid, Spain.