Senior 2D Artist

Who are we looking for?

Red Meat Games is searching for an experienced Senior 2D Artist for our Halifax, NS location – Are you interested in joining an amazingly awesome team?

The Duties:

  • Providing art in accordance with direction set by the Lead Artist and Executive Management
  • Generating high-quality assets in a timely manner
  • Creating assets that meet the technical requirements of the relevant platform
  • Working creatively within the confines of established visual style
  • Researching and recommending industry standard best practices
  • Providing creative and innovative solutions to technical art problems and/or restrictions
  • Consistently striving to meet and exceed the highest quality standards set by the studio
  • Remaining flexible in undertaking any other duties and responsibilities

The Essentials:

  • 4+ years of professional game art development experience
  • Must have mobile, casual or console development experience
  • Artistic Requirements:
  • ◦ Strong drawing fundamentals and knowledge of perspective, lighting and colour
  • ◦ Excellent understanding of animation principles; able to convey character and appeal while respecting frame count constraints
  • ◦ Understanding of UI design principles; able to create functional but appealing UI elements
  • ◦ Digital painting and/or 3D skills a plus

Technical Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop
  • Proficiency in Flash, Illustrator and/or 3D software packages a plus
  • Must be able to communicate risks and obstacles effectively to both team members and management
  • Strong team member, capable of working with large teams and inspiring others to excel
  • Strong familiarity with the gaming market and industry trends, as they relate to game development.
  • Desire and ability to operate in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment without losing focus or effectiveness.

The Meaty Goods:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, and vision), including general time off policies.
  • Lots of other great perks such as frequent company-paid outings, events and get-togethers.

Become One Of Us!:

Does the idea of working for a gaming company and doing what you love every day get you so excited you kind of want to scream? Great! Send us your resume and cover letter, and a link to your portfolio, to  meat  [@]  redmeatgames  (.) ca and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!

Red Meat Games is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.