110 day(s) ago

Character Pixel Artist vacancy at Perfect Garbage

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Contract

Perfect Garbage

United States, Chicago
Perfect Garbage is an independent video game studio based in Chicago, though its members are located across the globe. Consisting of a handful individuals from diverse backgrounds, Perfect Garbage works to create games that add new perspectives. Formed in 2019, our first game Love Shore was successfully kickstarted and is currently in production.

Our mission is simple: tell stories we've always wanted to see, the way we want to tell them. We create games with LGBT+ POC characters at the center. We want to explore genres we've grown used to in new and exciting ways. Despite being a small group, we are incredibly hard working and enjoy teaming up with freelancers to create amazing visuals and sounds.

Also, dang, we really love horror.

Responsibilities

Create character and enemy pixel sprites with detail at high resolution [64x64]
Ability to animate actions using the developed character and enemy pixel sprites
Ability to translate concept art into developed pixel art to be used in game

Requirements

Willing to communicate consistently with a small team
Willing to produce mockups, placeholder assets and templates
Understanding of game development pipelines
Working with the art team to create specifications for character animations, environments and props.
Willingness to discuss foreseen potential areas of trouble so team can adjust before heavy development
Comfortable with horror themes - blood, guts and glory.

Skills considered as a good plus

Practical knowledge of Unreal Engine
Understanding of the pipeline from artistic assets to implementation within engine
Prior experience with action or fighting games

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