Colorist

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Posted
May 15, 2021
Freelance
Anywhere
Remote

The Colorist will be responsible for coloring artwork completed by our concept art team to produce a consistent look across all of the various drawing styles of our artists. This art will be used in print mediums as well as be the basis of figures that will be created by our sculptors.

This is a freelance position for groups of assets.

About Project "Nights"

"Nights" is the codename for a traditional games project being developed by Poppy Works. The project is centered around creating new content for 5E-compatible tabletop rule systems. Our team is made up of 3D sculptors and 2D artists. The project is already underway and you will be joining a team in progress.

Responsibilities

  • Apply color and light texture to our 300dpi with source files.
  • Work with our Production team to select colors that would work best for RGB and CMYK respectively.
  • Take and interpret feedback from the team.

Qualifications

  • Has a personal history of playing TRPG games.
  • Appreciation for old-school black and white fantasy art for rulesets and magazines.
  • Has a wide visual range.
  • Strong visual design skills and experience working closely with artists.
  • Ability to work well within a dynamic, cross-discipline, iterative team environment.
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Bonus

  • Prior familiarity with 3D printing technology.
  • Previous experience with TRPG games.
  • A love for cute critter and scary monsters
  • An appreciation of Arabic art, dress and colors.
  • Reasonable experience working with an entirely remote team.
  • Familiarity with various version control repos.

Required Materials

  • Resume
  • Portfolio

The Agreements

All of our applicants and our team members generally agree to the following principals:

  • Poppy Works has been a remote studio since its founding. Timely Communication amongst the team is critical to the success of any of our projects. It's better to over-share than to not share at all.
  • Balancing work and life is not only important for the health of our team members, but for the health of our projects.
  • Members of our team will have respect for all races, spiritual beliefs, sexual identities and level of ability.

All candidates must be able to adapt to remote working, asynchronous communication and be willing to attend remote meetings with their peers and colleagues to resolve issues and to collaborate on meaningful tasks.

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About Poppy Works

Poppy Works was founded by two friends in 2012 after they met in college. Since then, they have worked on R&D, porting and co-development for previously established development studios and indie partners all over the world. We've fought a lot of technical fires for a lot of studios, and we're looking to build the future with you. Poppy Works has published several titles digitally and in retail boxes for console systems in the Americas, Europe and Asian territories.

We've been working remotely since our founding, so relocation will not be required.

Our Upcoming Releases

Melon Journey 2 (published by Poppy Works, developed by Froach Club) is a story-exploration game about revisiting a town full of adorable animals with eccentric personalities. Yet under its cute and nostalgic surface lies a dark tale of crime and corruption... Play as Honeydew, an employee of a huge melon factory, and travel to Hog Town where melons are illegal.

Bones 'N' Bullets (published by Poppy Works, developed by Cosmic Crystal) is a retro-inspired, action-packed adventure stacked with big guns, deadly spells and treacherous traps. Join the soldier on this quest through a world filled with deadly enemies, nail-biting challenges and blazing boss battles in order to save not only his world, but his very soul!

We are hiring artists, animators, designers, programmers, producers, and marketers. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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