Thought Pennies Entertainment is a Role-Playing Game studio creating games focused on social storytelling. We celebrate diversity and a people-first approach to game development. We are fully remote.
The Lead Character Concept Artist has a key role in the visual development of character art and aesthetics for a dark fantasy RPG world. This artist skillfully produces clear and high-quality character art and illustrations. As a partner to the Art Director and Lead Character Artist, they champion the art vision and thread the needle between artistic aims and practical considerations.
This role requires a solid understanding of dark fantasy aesthetics and current AA and AAA quality art bars, as well as a masterful grip on contemporary visual development techniques, and robust character + costume rendering skills. This is a hands-on position, by which the artist sets an example through the creation of exceptionally memorable character concepts that ignite the artists they lead to creating equally exceptional art. This lead artist not only champions the vision but also shepherds it to ensure in-game appearances satisfy the concepts as intended.