2D Concept Artist (Environment, Props)

Well Told
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December 8, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a Concept Artist. We need some help with additional concepts to fill in our existing biomes and levels.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you!


Job Details

  • Freelance.
  • Remote or in-person.
  • Location: Orange County, CA.


Responsibilities include:

  • Create environment and prop concept art in the form of thumbnails, sketches, breakdowns, reference sheets, paintings, and other digital imagery.
  • Ability to adopt a range of styles, from realistic to stylized, based on goals and art direction for the project.
  • Collaborate with the Art Lead, 3D Artists, and Designers to create concepts for environments and props.
  • Seeks feedback and iterates quickly with lead and fellow artists
  • Moves agilely between tasks and priorities
  • Communicate directly with the Art team to prepare Concept Art assets for both internal and external 3D artists.



  • 2-3 years’ experience in game development as a concept artist
  • Experience on any shipped game project, indie to AAA.
  • Excellent draftsman skills and online portfolio with quality examples of 2D concept art for environments and props.
  • Good communication and ability to work within art direction and references.
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a pipeline closely with 3D artists.


Bonus Points:

  • Experience or familiarity working with AAA game art pipelines with external 3D artists
  • Familiar with creating texture sheets in the form of decals/plants etc
  • The portfolio includes a range of styles, from realism to stylized.
  • Comfortable making 3D blockouts to give as scale examples for external 3D artists.


Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Portfolio and / or reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills required: Website, Artstation, blog, etc.
Well Told

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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