We’re Playdead, an independent game company based in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark. We have made two critically acclaimed titles, LIMBO and INSIDE. Our current project is a 3rd-person science fiction adventure set in a remote corner of the universe.

Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding mechanical designer/concept artist to join our team in Copenhagen. You will be responsible for supplying the asset team with a high volume of detailed concepts describing the various spaces and technological props that will appear in our realistic sci-fi world.

You should be willing to work at the Playdead office in Copenhagen, Denmark.

What will you be doing?

  • Communicating regularly with the art leads and asset team regarding the concept work needed and how it relates to game design and story
  • Creating highly detailed concept art to be used by level and asset artists

Required skills & experience

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating mastery of realistic, finely detailed concepts of props and spaces
  • A talent for thoughtful composition and clean design which is compatible with our vision for the game
  • Ability to design very believable and mechanically sound devices, vehicles and structures
  • Ability to create quality concept art within the framework of gameplay and story
  • Ability to take direction, collaborate with other developers, and give/receive constructive feedback

Also appreciated

  • Professional experience within 3D game production
  • Solid base of knowledge and passion for the fields architecture, industrial design and engineering

Who We Are
We are a team of 50 creative professionals. We experiment and collaborate with a focus on creating new experiences, and as such we are looking for people who can help us achieve them.

Our approach to development does not include crunching towards arbitrary deadlines - instead, we particularly look for talented people who enjoy managing their own schedule and thrive on working within a friendly, collaborative environment.

We carefully craft games with obsessive attention to detail and are always on the lookout for others who share that passion.