Junior Digital Artist

We are looking for a budding digital artist to join our small growing team as we begin a new ambitious chapter for our indie games studio. A digital artist will work closely with the team and assist them by taking on some of their graphical responsibilities. We are currently looking for applicants who are available for fixed-term employment but are optimistic it will lead to further opportunities.

Role Details​

Role Specifics:

  • Entry-level position

  • 37 hours per week

  • 3-month fixed term minimum

  • 6 days paid holiday

  • Newcastle/Gateshead based

  • Flexible working hours

  • Access to free coffee services

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with lead game developers to enhance the graphical fidelity of our currently released and upcoming games

  • Production of creative pixel art

  • Production and management of digital store art

  • Assisting with the maintenance and quality assurance of our games

  • Assisting with several aspects of our community engagement (Discord, Youtube, etc)

  • Attending meetings and stand-ups punctually

  • Commuting to our Newcastle (and soon to be Gateshead) offices

Personal Requirements

Required

  • Ability to commute to our Newcastle/Gateshead office

  • Experience creating 2D pixel art

  • Working knowledge of adobe photoshop

  • Familiarity with a modern game engine such as Unity 3D

  • Working knowledge of source control

  • Ability to interact and communicate across all disciplines and with colleagues effectively

  • Minimum of undergraduate level of education

 

Preferred/Desirable traits

  • Experience with 3D Modelling (preferably with Blender)

  • A passion and enthusiasm for ToastieLabs games

  • Good knowledge of computer games industry

  • Working knowledge of agile or scrum development

  • To be able to detach yourself from personal aesthetic tastes to approach and problem solve from the players perspective

  • Evidence of any released work (Commercial or non-commercial)

  • Evidence of any previous employment

  • A focus on quality

  • A positive work ethic

  • An appreciation of toast

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