Games artists earn an average hourly wage of $43.40. Salaries typically start from $22.77 per hour and go up to $69.62 per hour.. 40 % above national average Updated in 2018 May 30, 2020 · Concept artists draw or paint characters, graphics, environments, weapons, vehicles, or anything that is called for on a project. The quality of the illustration style can vary from quick and ruff to detailed and refined. Concept artists are often asked to gather reference for the ideas they will be illustrating. Job description: Concept Artist The Artistocrats is an established Belgian video game developer, specialised in strategy games. Together with Sony Pictures and Slitherine Software we are currently working on our next RTS title: Starship Troopers – Terran Command .