Concept Artist

Alta
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This position has been closed.
Posted
December 2, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Who we are

We are a tight-knit team, and are developing A Township Tale full time. A Township Tale is the industry leading VR RPG, which has a massive Discord community of 77 thousand people. We’ve launched on Quest on July 15, reaching #1 in Oculus Store charts, and we’re expanding the team to support our players and bring the game to new platforms.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a creative and talented 2D Concept Artist who is excited to work on our stylized medieval fantasy game A Township Tale! Our game already captivates hundreds of thousands of players, but with your help we can reach millions!

What you’ll be doing

  • Building upon the creative vision of the game
  • Working closely with our Design Team and Art Director to design and conceptualize a huge range of visuals including environments, characters, creatures, props, etc
  • Pushing the style, silhouettes, atmosphere and storytelling of the game to new heights
  • Creating anything from sketches, diagrams, previsualization, to fully rendered art pieces to serve as guides for the 3D Art Team.
  • Interact closely with all team members for feedback and iteration
  • Opportunities to use your art for promotional material, websites, merchandise, art books, etc

How you benefit

  • See your work brought to life in 3D and shipped regularly to huge community of players that love what we do
  • Being part of our talented team, learning the way our studio works, connect with all the other departments we all need to make game dev happen
  • Chance to grow professionally and personally through ownership of your work

The skills you will need

  • 2+ years of Concept Art/Design experience, developing ideas from conceptual stages, through prototyping and finished products
  • Excellent 2D painting skills creating stylized renders in digital painting software
  • Excellent artistic eye for art fundamentals including composition, shape design, color theory, perspective, lighting, etc
  • Comfortable with creating throwaway designs to prove concepts quickly

What we are looking for

  • Excellent communicator and inter-departmental collaborator, great at responding to feedback and communicating own creativity
  • Excellent ability to adapt to and develop on existing artistic visions
  • Strong attention to detail, but also has the ability to step back and look at the big picture
  • Respect for our community and the art you’ll be creating

Additional skills that would make you shine

  • Passion and a portfolio filled stylized medieval fantasy renders
  • Strong understanding of architecture
  • UI design skills and experience
  • Familiarity with 3D art development pipelines (modelling, UVing, texturing…)
  • A solid understanding of mechanical designs (how people interact with machines/contraptions)
  • Graphic design experience

Get in touch

Please send your resume to Serena at applyart@altavr.io

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About Alta

Alta is a Sydney-based Virtual Reality start-up. Since 2016 we have worked on the multiplayer game A Township Tale and have grown from the 3 founding members to over a dozen passionate developers. At Alta, each team member wears multiple hats and is committed to our overall mission in developing a ground-breaking VR experience for players worldwide.

We are passionate game developers who played and built games all our lives. We founded Alta with the goal of creating a strong studio culture based on respect for our players, professionalism, and ownership of the work we create. We believe that it is impossible to create epic games without great studio structure and intimate communication with our players.

We are now fully remote and have several team members in different time zones. We are a very tight knit team and finding a great team fit is just as important to us and finding the right skillset.

We're hiring developers, programmers, and artists. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

About A Township Tale

Band together with your friends and explore a long-forgotten world filled with adventure, danger, and ancient secrets. Tame the wilderness as a group and build your own town. A sanctuary in this wild land, your town is where you’ll craft gear for your next expedition. It takes all kinds of heroes to make a successful town. Will you be a warrior? A miner? A blacksmith? Choose your destiny, and unlock new abilities for your town and your party. But choose carefully. Dangers lurk in the darkness below, and your choices in town and as a team will decide if you become legends, or your tale ends in tragedy.


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