Level Artist

Critter Cove
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April 27, 2022

We are looking for a talented and motivated Environment Layout Artist/Designer to help us build our open world life sim game called Critter Cove. This person would be responsible for shaping the game world using assets provided to them. They’ll need an excellent eye for composition and layout in order to make environments that are fun, beautiful, and interesting to explore. This job is all about crafting the world space that the players will experience as they explore the game. This includes manipulating terrain, object placement, lighting adjustments, environmental VFX placement, etc.

The game is an open world life sim that takes place in an ocean covered world filled with scattered islands. The islands and the underwater areas would all fall under the purview of this job. The world has a very quirky and fun style to it so this person would need to be able to bring that out in the world’s environmental layouts.


  • Use assets provided to build beautiful and fun game areas.
  • Work with design team to build world locations for ingame content
  • Create layouts and world locations
  • Work with the art asset team to ensure that assets being generated are what is needed for the world.
  • Set up world lighting and VFX when called for


  • Familiar with Unity3D
  • Familiar with Unity3D Terrain Systems
  • Familiar with Unity3D Lighting Systems
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Google Sheets, Docs, etc
  • Strong creative and artistic skills
  • Understanding of layout and composition

Pluses but not required

  • Art background
  • Familiar with 3d software such as maya, etc.
  • Familiar with creation of VFX
  • Understanding of shaders

Additional Details

  • This is a remote position so you must be a self starter and able to manage your time wisely.
  • This is a long term contract position.

How to apply

If this sounds like something you’d like to do, send us your resume and portfolio link to jobs@gentlemanratstudios.com.

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What is Critter Cove?

AHOY, MATEYS! Critter Cove is an open world RPG set in a world of fantastical islands, crazy critters, and a world of exploration. You have been hired by the citizens of Critter Cove to help put their town on the map. Use your trusty salvage vessel and elite diving skills to find the resources needed from the ruins of an ancient civilization sunk beneath the wave and turn Critter Cove into a prosperous port town.

Here is a video that was made by a player during a small demo playtest we did a while back that showcases what Critter Cove is all about.

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