PlayQ is a rapidly growing global entertainment and technology company delivering high-quality mobile titles and innovative game development solutions to a worldwide audience. Our games have been downloaded more than 60 million times across the globe, with millions of users playing every day!
Our dedicated teams, based in downtown Santa Monica, CA, work together to craft the clever, visually stunning, and unforgettable experiences that our players love. Our emphasis on individual leadership means each team member has the opportunity to make a big impact, while our commitment to creative freedom gives them the ability to create whatever they can imagine.
It’s this mindset that has led us to develop our own IP, infuse games with rich storytelling, build our own development tools, and solve the deepest technical challenges - all in the name of disrupting the mobile gaming landscape.
PlayQ is looking for an imaginative Senior 2D Concept Artist to concept and illustrate whimsical environments, props, icons, and characters. This position will work remotely collaborating with the Art Director and Design team to create and deliver concepts that are fun, fantastical, and appealing to a mass market.
Responsibilities in this role will range from rough sketch concepts to final illustrative render in certain instances. This position offers an exciting opportunity to concept a wide variety of themes and environments while working with an expert-level art team to deliver polished art to millions of players around the world.
This is an off-site, contract position with competitive hourly pay, based on experience. The position requires 40 hours per week, which includes creating new concept art and collaborating with our cross-functional team.
Create compelling 2D concepts of whimsical environments, props, and characters
Collaborate with 3D artists to direct final modeling and render of concepts
Add final paint over polish to 3D renders to enhance color, lighting, and details.
Create storyboards and 2d animatics
5+ years of concept artist experience
Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to adapt style to match style references and art direction
Motivated, driven, and excited about design and game art, particularly casual game art with mass market appeal.
Willingness to accept and provide constructive criticism
Ability to effectively manage time and work efficiently in a remote capacity and within a deadline driven environment
Knowledge of Unity Game Engine
Experience with 3D software
Work remotely with flexible hours
Collaborate with an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable, and supportive team!
Help build and support awesome GAMES. For a living! Who doesn't love games?