Tatsu Works is hiring Senior/Lead 2D Artist (Remote Job)

Senior/Lead 2D Artist 100% REMOTE

Posted: 3 days
Art and Animation
Lead / Principal
40,000 to 60,000 per year
Anywhere, ideally Asia
Senior/Lead 2D Artist Responsibilities
  • Design and visualize a variety of different subject matters, including but not limited to characters, environments, combat scenes and monsters
  • Lead a team of concept artists to quickly visualize and create concepts for the same variety of different subject matters.
  • Create sketches and quick drawings that can quickly convey information, emotion and intention in the form of characters, environments, scenes, and monsters
  • Keep in mind the big picture even while designing the smallest of details
  • Understand the rules of the game world and know what can ‘work’ within the game world
  • Develop ideas into visual formats where necessary
  • Work with other artists, designers and developers to match the current colors and design style
  • Bring original ideas and concepts to discuss in planning meetings
  • Imagine, and breathe life into mere words, reference images and abstract ideas, while still keeping in mind the broader picture and narrative
  • Actively source for a variety of different references and concepts to aid the work of both the art team and yourself
  • Sometimes, polish concepts into working illustrations for a variety of purposes
  • Be independent in your time management, fulfilling requests on time or informing ahead of time if more time would be required for requests
  • Be faithful to the references when they are provided
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback
  • Adapt to remote working, asynchronous communication and be willing to attend remote meetings with colleagues to resolve issues and to collaborate on meaningful tasks
You may be a good fit if you:
  • Have least 5 years of experience working on concept art and 1-2 year (Senior) or more than 3 years (Lead) of experience leading a team
  • Have substantial experience with anime or eastern style digital illustrations
  • Have an eye for small details that make worlds come alive even while being able to keep in mind the big picture
  • Have the urge to produce digital art that engages and attracts our users
  • Are adaptable and able to match the current game style and make constructive suggestions
  • Are able to work hand-in-hand with other artists and developers on game related graphics
  • Are self-motivated, collaborative, good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Have strong comprehension ability, allowing you to take in information and quickly generate sketches off your understanding of the information
  • Have experience doing designs for a variety of things including: characters, monsters, environments and props.
  • Have strong experience with Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint or similar technologies
  • Have experience working on long term commercial projects and an entirely remote team
  • Have an affinity for JRPGs, anime, and MMORPGs in general
  • Understand and embrace the speed of a growing startup
  • Comfortable in working with remote team members in various timezones
  • Willing to get your hands dirty and get work done

About Tatsu Works

We're the team working hard to build https://www.tatsumeeko.com the first of its kind play cross-platform Discord and mobile play to earn RPG metaverse. Our global team comprises of mobage, MMORPG and anime enthusiasts and it is our passion to build a high-quality, believable fantasy world enjoyed by as many people as possible. From day one, we have been a community-driven project that has grown to be a part of more than 1.4 million Discord communities. We are a close knit group of artists, developers, business and community peeps from all over the world who enjoy working with each other to deliver the best experiences to our players.

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