Pixel Artist

NPC Studio
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November 23, 2022
$30+ USD per hour

NPC Studio is looking for a passionate and self-starting individual to join our team as a Pixel Artist on Fields of Mistria!

Our ideal candidate is someone who is experienced with creating pixel art assets and animations for games and collaborates well with others. Working well with the rest of the team is a must; in turn, we are a team which will invest back into your professional development.


Basic Information 

  • This is a paid contractor position with a required commitment of 35-40 hours per week
  • Rates starting at $30+ USD per hour dependent on experience & skill level
  • We are ideally looking for a candidate who can work within US Central, Eastern, or Pacific time zones to best collaborate with other team members



  • Creating pixel art assets & animations in the game’s cute, chunky, simple style
  • Importing and implementing assets with GameMaker and our in-house tools
  • Collaboration and creative problem solving as part of the larger team
  • Participating in weekly art and team meetings



  • Experience in creating pixel art assets and animations for games
  • Proficiency with Aseprite 
  • Proficiency with GameMaker (or willingness to learn)
  • Positive, professional attitude and works well with others


Not sure you meet all qualifications? Apply anyway! NPC Studio will give a friendly read to everyone and is committed to representing diverse experiences and backgrounds.



  • Has been part of a team that has successfully shipped a game
  • Experience and proficiency working in a cute, chunky, simple pixel style 
  • Experience with farming sims both as a player and as a creator


How to Apply 

Send us an email with a cover letterresume, and portfolio link.

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself
  2. Please tell us about a past project you’re particularly proud of
  3. What makes you a great candidate to join the FoM team?

While we appreciate and take time to review all applications, only those selected for the interview & the paid art test will be contacted. We look forward to hearing from you!

NPC Studio

Fields of Mistria’s development team consists of about ten developers. Some work part-time while others work full time. We are a very close-knit group and work collaboratively on many aspects of the game.

While we’re a very active and passionate team, we value everyone’s health and well-being above all else. We do not crunch and we encourage everyone to work when it works best for them. The majority of us are working during typical American hours, but we have teammates all around the world!

Diversity is important to our team. We have a range of backgrounds represented on our team and believe that this is critical for us to create a game that is accessible to everyone. We encourage members of underrepresented backgrounds to apply!

Featured Game

Fields of Mistria is a farming / life sim RPG currently in development. The game is inspired by titles such as Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley, and Rune Factory.

Mistria, an idyllic village tucked between lush forest and the sea, has offered a homestead to any capable adventurer willing to help rebuild after an earthquake causes widespread damage and strange new magic flows through the land.

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