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Concept Artist - MetaVenture Studios

RemoteUnited States, California, San FranciscoGame Development - Sandbox

Job description

GrowYourBase (GYB) is a leading global metaverse developer across all major worlds and communities, starting with The Sandbox. The Sandbox is a user-generated gaming platform where creators can create assets and gaming experiences to monetize them on the Ethereum blockchain. Imagine Minecraft meets Roblox on the blockchain.

In order to achieve the goal of being the preeminent metaverse builder, GYB is building an industry-leading low-poly and voxel game development studio, MetaVenture Studios (MVS). MVS is focused on The Sandbox, designing and building games and experiences for both internal assets and for global IP partners. MVS’s games and experiences are known for their innovative concepts, stunning visuals, and addictive gameplay. The cherry on top is the play-to-earn (P2E) mechanics that reward users with NFT’s and tokens for their engagement.

We’re on a mission to revolutionize the gaming industry. Join us in the revolution, one voxel at a time.


Overview

We’re looking for a highly-skilled 2D Concept Artist to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate is passionate about game development, has a keen eye for aesthetics, attention to detail, and loves to create high-quality inspiring artwork.

Role - As a 2D Concept Artist, you will report to the Lead Game Designer and the Creative Director to ensure the work fits cohesively into the studio’s creative vision. Your work will help the team build out amazing social hubs, games, and experiences in multiple metaverses.

Duties - Your main duty will be creating environments, characters, items, and more that express the creative vision of each project. You will also be asked to make artwork used for client proposal decks, marketing / social media content, and our official website.

Values - Our team cares about developing both high-quality art and a high-quality player experience. We share our knowledge and passion with all the team members across multiple departments. We support and encourage all members in their day-to-day activities.

Growth - We believe in internal promotion just as much as external hiring. We give everyone the opportunity to showcase their abilities as individuals and as team members. Opportunities to rise within the ranks are important to us and we love to see members growing and developing.

Beyond Art - We are a company of real people with different hobbies, interests, and personalities. As a member of the team you will get to work with some amazing people and we try our best to make work-life fun and inspiring. Positivity and a great attitude helps to fuel greatness. Being open to accepting feedback and constructive criticism will help you tailor your work towards what the client wants and what is best for the project. Our work is ultimately a group effort, and we collaborate closely with multiple departments to reach success in what we do best.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and attach or link a portfolio of your relevant work



Job requirements

Requirements:


  • 2+ years of experience in creating 2D Concept Art for games and/or metaverses

  • A strong foundation in traditional art, color theory, composition, perspective, anatomy, architecture, and lighting

  • Ability to create both photo-realistic and stylized concepts as dictated by the project

  • Knowledge about general game design

  • Comfortable creating quick sketches on the fly, as well as polished, high-detailed pieces of work in different art styles

  • Clear communication, organized, and autonomous

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Ability to manage deadlines and prioritize effectively

  • Ability to learn in a fast environment and collaborate remotely via Discord, Zoom/Google Meet

  • Familiar with Google Workspace suite of products, including Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets


Nice to Have:


  • 3D modeling, animation, and rendering experience

  • Prior experience with The Sandbox

  • Leadership experience

  • Knowledge about cryptogames and P2E business models

  • Knowledge about tokenomics and/or game incentive mechanisms

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