Freelance Background Artist

Little Bat Games
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June 5, 2023
Full Time
Berlin, DE

Little Bat Games is excited to announce a new opening on our team! We are currently seeking an experienced Background Artist with a flair for a gothic or “Dark Academia” aesthetic. Our upcoming title, Vampire Therapist, requires rich, atmospheric environments that bring our unique world to life. This is a key role that will help define the style of the game and support its therapy-oriented gameplay.

This role requires you to reside in Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany.



  • Create compelling, atmospheric background art that maintains the distinct Dark Academia aesthetic of Vampire Therapist.
  • Work with the Art Director to ensure the visual cohesion of the game’s environments.
  • Collaborate with our narrative and design teams to conceptualize and create backgrounds that align with the narrative needs of the game.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions, contributing to the overall artistic vision and direction of the project.
  • Consistently meet project deadlines in a fast-paced environment while delivering high-quality work.
  • Adapt and make necessary artistic adjustments based on team feedback.



  • Proven experience as a Background Artist or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your skills.
  • Proficiency in digital art software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • An exceptional understanding of light, color, form, and perspective.
  • Strong comprehension of the Dark Academia aesthetic.
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Knowledge of game development pipelines and workflow, understanding of Unity is a plus.
  • Interest in therapy


Working at Little Bat Games:

As a Background Artist at Little Bat Games, you will have the opportunity to work on an innovative project from the comfort of your home. We believe in fostering a culture that embraces individual creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to quality.


How to Apply:

To apply for this role, please send us an email with your resume, a brief introduction, and a link to your portfolio.


Little Bat Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Little Bat Games

Based in Berlin, Germany, Little Bat Games was formed by writer and voice actor Cyrus Nemati in 2022. We spend all our efforts on making games that are thoughtful, engaging, and most important, funny. Our first project, Vampire Therapist, is created in collaboration with accredited therapists and explores cognitive behavioral therapy techniques from a comedic and spooky perspective.

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