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  03 March 2005
How to get job as Concept Artist?

My gf and I are going to Siggraph this year.
She is interested in seeking employment as concept artist/character designer, etc

Any suggestions on the best way to go about it?

  03 March 2005
I got my concept job with my website. I sent out an e-mail to about 50 companies with a link to my site. Only 3 contacted me back and one hired me full time!
  03 March 2005
Be very talented, and have a wonderful portfolio to prove it. Otherwise, choose a different career.
  03 March 2005
'How to get a job in computer animation' Ed Harriss (google)

Very inexpensive book covering all aspects including strategies of how to conduct yourself and attack Siggraph. Up to date and invaluable.
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  03 March 2005
It's not easy as there are a lot of talented people out there.

Best way is to build up a great portfolio of work showing a variety of styles, though aimed at whatever industry you want to get in to (games, features, etc.). Having a good website is also vital as well as joining sites where you can promote your work.

I started as a broadcast designer and changed direction late in life, but have got a lot of work thanks to placing work on this site and entering the challenges that occur every few months.

it only takes a few people to notice your work and once you've got a few jobs under your belt, you never look back.....A lot of it is down to luck, but anything is possible!!!
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  03 March 2005
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