Senior Character Concept Artist (Full-time Remote) 100% REMOTE

Posted: about 1 month
Art and Animation
Senior Character Concept Artist

🎮 Become a Monster (at what you do)! 🎮

Help us create images for our new journey. Apply your imagination and artistic skills! Mino Games is looking for a Senior Character Concept Artist to join our fast-growing team.

💪🏻What Challenges Await You:

Mino Games is embarking on an amazing journey to design a fun and engaging multiplatform game. We need YOU, the Senior Character Concept Artist to design the characters and creatures of our ever-expanding multi-verse!

You will be maximizing your creative juice to design characters, aliens, robots, mechs, creatures, golems, demons, and gods. The look and feel of the IP universe will be yours to design! More precisely, you’ll get to:

Character Art:
  • Concept, clean up and color new characters or new traits for existing characters of the game using Photoshop
  • Expand on character designs, creating rotations, poses, facial expressions etc.
  • Rapid conceptualization by using photobash and sketches.
  • Highly refined polish passes to create poster quality character key art.
Concept Brainstorming:
  • Adapt to the existing style while bringing your own knowledge to the team to push the game, art appeal and story
  • Contribute to the art direction of different cohesive dimensions and worlds using colour and design to establish the universe of Dimensionals.
  • For your peers and contracting companies in the form of draw-overs and notes.
  • Learn from peers and welcome feedback
Process Improvement:
  • Identify and suggest improvements in the art production process by clearly communicating blockers and brainstorming solutions with leads and their team.
  • Assist the team in keeping documentation such as our character art bible, art process documents and best practices on our confluence up to date.
  • Document the execution and design process of every Dimension species

🎯Your Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in mobile games / desktop game development.
  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong traditional drawing skills, anatomy, composition, light, color theory and draftsmanship

📌Bonus Points

  • Experience working with Web3 NFT games.
  • Have experience illustrating and designing for toys.
  • Having experienced the full cycle of a game production pipeline.
  • Previous working experience for a video game or animation studio
  • Interest in Fantasy and creatures
  • Familiarity with animation and how design works

⭐Perks & Benefits

  • Paid Vacations: We offer 20 days of PTO (Paid Time Off) a year!
  • Unlimited Sick days: Feeling unwell? Not to worry, we got your back! You can take either half or a full day of PTO to recover!
  • Holidays: We follow local statutory holidays in Canada. Even our international employees get to enjoy those as PTO.
  • Training: We can offer training classes and workshops to develop and deepen your skills so you can continue leveling up.
  • Independent Creativity: Mino Games is independent, which means we can be as creative as we want without being limited by client demands!
  • Activities: Our Office Happiness Task Force will always surprise you with the team and company-wide surprises and activities, including our quarterly event: the Minopalooza!

Mino Games hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you’re curious and would like to know more, apply!

About Mino Games

More About Mino Games
Hey there! We’re Mino, an exciting studio founded in Silicon Valley and located in Montreal, specializing in free-to-play mobile games, and the team behind the sensation Cat Game: The Cats Collector! and upcoming Dog Game. Moving from developer to self-publisher we have big plans coming up, and we need your help to create games millions of users will love.
This opportunity would be for a 100% remote full-time position, where you could work permanently from the comfort of your home! To us, happiness is the result of being able to embrace flexible hours, and working on tasks that are meaningful. We don’t think that a great job should require you to uproot your life and your family, or that a life event should force you out of a great job. We want to work with great people no matter where your life takes you.
We like talents who can form a P.A.C.T with us

  • Proactive: Capable self-starter and goal-oriented personality.
  • Assertive: Able to place oneself into production and offer help to others without overhead supervision.
  • Communicative: Be transparent and always update the team on your progress or any issues encountered. Do not be afraid to speak your mind, we appreciate you!
  • Trustworthy: Trust is earned by demonstrating competence in your craft and being able to deliver outstanding work on time while being proactive, assertive, and communicative.

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