2D/3D Artist (Generalist)

Art San Francisco, California


Description

KIXEYE seeks a generalist production artist to join our quest to create outstanding online gaming experience. The ideal candidate will possess exemplary 2D skills in conceptual design and illustration of game assets as well as UI creation. You will be responsible for generating exciting artistic conceptual designs within the fantasy genre. Candidate must also be able to work in 3D for simple prop creation to Unity implementation of real time assets as needed. A strong understanding of both environment and character design for mobile games is a must. Concepting and painting marketing materials will also be required. 

Specific duties include:

  • Collaborate with the Art Director to conceive and develop and maintain the product’s visual direction
  • Develop artistic designs and concepts for environments, props and potential characters
  • Providing research and conceptual development ideas independently
  • Contributing assets for style guides and media design documents as needed
  • Creating color keys and mood pieces for environments to aid in maintaining the atmosphere of the project
  • Working closely with other artists by providing sketches and paint-overs of in-game assets to maintain the look and feel of the game, and provide visual improvements where needed
  • Demonstrating enthusiasm, drive and a sense of urgency when performing job functions

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years experience as a 2D/3D production artist.
  • Extensive portfolio displaying mastery of color, composition, form and design within various mediums, with an eye for detail
  • Extensive knowledge of 2D painting programs, including Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Able to work in 3D as well as the Unity engine.
  • Ability to take direction and constructive criticism in a positive manner
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and visual
  • Driven, focused, and won’t settle for mediocrity
**Applications must include a link to a portfolio**