Looking for a Lead 2D Game Artist in Southern Ontario [3 month+ contract]

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  1. worldalpha

    worldalpha Active Member

    Jun 29, 2012
    Company Profile
    Robin Hood Web Services, a Division of Robin Hood Technology, is a web development company that specializes in web-site design, strategy, consulting and programming. One of the current projects is a massive multiplayer online game (MMOG) WorldAlpha, http://www.worldalpha.com, along with the minigame WorldAlpha Sniper, http://www.worldalphasniper.com . We are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated Lead 2D Game Artist to create, direct and manage graphic assets for this project.

    The position is a full-time contract for 3 months, with the possibility of long-term employment. Applicants must be within commuting distance of Milton, Ontario and are expected to work at our office at least 2 times a week.


    - a Lead Artist to help define the overall look and feel of WorldAlpha
    - oversight of the creation of all graphics assets including 2D, 3D and video
    - creating art assets that drive the visual identity and user interface of the game
    - creation of icons and maps for WorldAlpha
    - conceptualization and creation of concept art for WorldAlpha
    - design of website images and pages for game

    Required Experience

    - Quick sketching, concept and storyboarding experience
    - Ability to communicate visually, and to identify and define visual design issues and solutions
    - Excellent design skills, including the effective use of color, form, lighting and composition
    - Art creation including icons, maps, concept art, and web-ready images
    - Passionate about games and virtual worlds
    - Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation
    - Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and ask for help
    - Ability to work in a team environment
    - Fluent in English
    - Be able to allocate 30 to 40 hours/week of focused time
    - Ability to commute to Milton at least 3 times per week
    - Bachelor’s degree in an art-related discipline is preferred

    Required Technical Experience (3+ years practical experience)

    Must Have:
    3+ years practical experience
    Game Design & User Interface

    Video Editing & Trailer Creation


    Please submit resumes to Michael Koehler. Be sure to include with all applications;
    1. A portfolio of at least 3 game projects you have worked on within the last 3 years (include links)
    2. A list of games you are currently playing
    3. Subject line of “Lead 2D Game Artist”

    p. 519-573-6172

    e. jobs (at) worldalpha.com

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