Concept Artist (Remote, Global)

Metatheory

Remote


Metatheory Inc
is a technology-driven entertainment company
With a focus on blockchain, we build games, interactive multi-platform stories, and virtual world experiences imagined across innovative story franchise IPs
We are a remote-first dynamic team of builders, developers, and entrepreneurs that include key founding members from Twitch, as well as Emmy and Peabody Award winning producers and storytellers
Our flagship IP is DuskBreakers, an eccentric, interactive sci-fi saga set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious alien ship (The Dusk) becomes a beacon of hope for humanity
The franchise spans games, video, NFTs, and other media formats
We are looking for a skilled and flexible Concept Artist who is excited to work closely with our Art Director and other concept artists to help inspire our team and audience with concept art for everything from game characters to world building and cinematics
We're looking for a self-driven and dynamic candidate who can thrive in a collaborative and iterative environment

Responsibilities

    • Generate ideational sketches, quickly communicating visual ideas
    • Create concept art for characters, creatures, environments, and objects to various levels of finish and time constraints 
    • Delivery of concepts, consistently meeting production deadlines
    • Collaborate with the Art Director and iterate on concepts for game and narrative teams

Requirements

    • A portfolio that demonstrates a potential to meet industry standard level of art
    • You have an exceptional understanding of art design and a keen eye for form, shape, structure, lighting, color, composition, detail and silhouette when developing art
    • Exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy
    • Experience of fulfilling production tasks and delivery of projects
    • Must be autonomous while working on set tasks from the schedule
    • Strong communication skills
    • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
    • Able to work with direction and take constructive feedback

Candidates should be comfortable working in a remote, fast-paced, fluid, and ever-changing startup environment with a globally distributed team
We are currently remote first and will always embrace work from home culture, although we may have some more offices in the future
Candidates should be excited about the future potential of blockchain, but no prior experience is required
We were founded to challenge the ways that we all relate to games and storytelling, and in doing so change how we relate to each other
As an equal opportunity employer, we aim to create a culture of safety and belonging from how we hire to how we build communities
Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, but feel you could add a valuable perspective to our organization, we’d still love to hear from you!

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