Concept Artist

monkeyfactory

Monkey Factory
Published
July 1, 2022
Category
Art  
Job Type

Description

Company Description

MonkeyFactory is an independent game studio based in Vevey, Switzerland. We are a dedicated team of developers, designers, artists, programmers, and most importantly gaming enthusiasts. Each of our endeavors is guided by a strong sense of technology and passion for games & multimedia.

We are currently working on our newest title, Wild Planet, a chill survival game that provides a relaxing adventure full of discoveries and quests. You’re shipwrecked on a mysterious planet with your crew. Build your own camp, hunt, craft and discover the story behind those mysterious lands - all while the environment changes around you. More information here: https://wildplanetsurvival.com/

Position Type

Fully-remote, contractor. Compensation depends on qualifications.

Job Description - Concept Artist

We are looking for an experienced Concept Artist for Wild Planet. You will work in close collaboration with our developers in Switzerland. You are responsible for utilizing your artistic skill to create concept art of environments and other game visuals that will be used to create the in-game art assets. Your talent and creativity will help us build on the low poly/minimalist art direction that we’ve already established and are known for.

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate has at least 2 years experience creating concept art for games. You are familiar with using traditional and technological approaches to create designs in 2D and 3D through drawing and painting. You are self-motivated, goal-oriented and a strong team player. You take pride in your work, and know what it means to take responsibility and deliver quality focused products. You enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment. You have the knowledge and ability to visualize how things should work, and the skills to translate these things into a functioning solution.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of digital painting

  • Understanding of art fundamentals: composition, architecture, anatomy, etc

  • Skilled at lighting, value, color, and details.

  • Ability to quickly iterate on ideas and take a design to final polish

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in the games industry

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Must work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks

  • Passion for making GREAT games

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, link to your portfolio, and CV to job@monkeyfactory.ch. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. Please include the job title you are applying for in the subject of your email.

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