2D Background Artist

BancyCo

Ontario, Canada 100% Remote

Full time

2D Artist

Oct 26

BancyCo is seeking a 2D Background Artist to create beautiful, visual-novel-style backgrounds for its fourth, unannounced game project on console and PC. Help define the world and environments for a brand new IP alongside a highly experienced, friendly development team!

๐Ÿ˜™ About the Job

  • Create full-colour, visual-novel-style backgrounds from sketches using digital drawing/painting techniques.
  • Backgrounds will involve interiors and exteriors of a near-future, primarily urban setting (approximately 150); expect lots of bright blue skies, dense streets, visually diverse rooms, and mechanical items (vehicles, equipment, etc.) in a colourful, anime-inspired style.
  • This is a contract position. It is medium term (~6 months).
  • Work is remote; check-ins and meetings will be conducted regularly via video meetings and a team server.
  • Scope of work would likely require 3โ€“4 days per week (depending on artistโ€™s availability).
  • Project is a (planned) Teen-rated game for console and PC.

๐Ÿ™ Requirements

  • High level 2D painting/drawing skills using digital tools.
  • Access to up-to-date Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop).
  • Excellent understanding of colour theory and lighting.ย 
  • Prior experience illustrating visual-novel-style backgrounds in a semi-realistic or anime style
  • Ability to plan background assets with consideration for reusability, modularity and variation.
  • Ability to clearly communicate feedback and contribute ideas for art assets.
  • Good collaboration skills; youโ€™ll receive direction from the Creative Director and will be part of a team structure.
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Review project documentation to understand lore, creative, and technical considerations
  • Good organizational skills. Youโ€™ll review and update tasks via project management software and meet with the team via video chats.
  • Artist must live and work in Ontario, Canada.

๐Ÿ‘ Nice-to-Haves

  • Ability to use Unity to implement in-game assets within scenes, as directed.
  • Prior experience with version control software (Plastic)
  • Prior experience with 3D software to aid in environment mockups.ย 
  • Ability to work consistent days (e.g. Wednesday to Friday) each week for improved team integration.

๐Ÿ’ฐ Pay

Project-based or hourly. $25-40/hour (CAD) depending on skills and experience.

๐Ÿค” How to Apply

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BancyCo

BancyCo is a Toronto-based, independent videogame studio that have developed and published critically acclaimed games for consoles, PC and iOS like Ho...

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