Lead Environment Artist

Sleepy Castle Studio
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Posted
December 14, 2022
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Remote

Hey! We’re Sleepy Castle Studio, a startup indie game studio creating our first title, a wacky RPG called Flynt Buckler Wakes the Sleepy Castle. We’re just off the heels of a successful Kickstarter campaign and are looking for a talented artist to join our team of two!

Flynt Buckler is a colorful and cartoony adventure spanning a range of extraordinary environments, from bright and bubbly forests, to creepy Lovecraftian Towns. If you’re someone bursting with creativity and a love for all things zany, we would love to work with you!

As the lead environment artist on the team, you will be responsible for contributing to and maintaining the game’s artistic vision. You will be modeling and texturing assets that will hone the game’s visual aesthetic into something special. This is a hands-on, collaborative position, and you’ll be a key member of our team.

If you’re interested, please send us an application! We’re excited to meet you!

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the art direction of the game
  • Model and texture high-quality, stylized assets (organic and hard surface) fit for use in-game (e.g. good polycount, memory usage, collision)
  • Construct modular sets for level designers to use
  • Take initiative to solve artistic problems
  • Ensure stylistic cohesion spanning the game’s worlds

 

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a 3D Artist in video games
  • Proficiency in a stylized aesthetic
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4-5
  • Creative, detail-oriented, resourceful, and able to work under pressure
  • Collaborative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English
  • Passion for video games

 

Bonus:

  • Experience on shipped multi-platform games
  • Proficiency with Unreal Engine materials and FX
  • Experience with concept art, 2D design

 

Additional details:

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Remote
About 
Sleepy Castle Studio

Sleepy Castle Studio Inc. is a brand new independent games studio based in Montreal, with only 2 full-time team members. We believe in making games that are vibrant, magical, and, most of all, fun!

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Flynt Buckler Wakes the Sleepy Castle is a Paper Mario-inspired RPG-adventure game featuring snappy, stylish turn-based combat, genre-bending storybook worlds, and heaps of cartoony charm!

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