Junior 2D Background Game Artist

Sky Mavis


Full time


Jul 26


About Sky Mavis

Sky Mavis is a team of nation builders. Together, we build both the virtual worlds of the future and the infrastructure that makes them possible. When it comes to building our internal nation, we put lots of effort into creating a working environment where you will find fulfillment every day and can be yourself just as much as you are when at home. At our cores, we are entrepreneurs, innovators, nerds, and gamers. We are a group of people who are curious about new things, passionate about creating impactful changes, and candid when it comes to challenges and critics.

We are at the forefront of technological innovation and we are moving fast. As part of our team, you’ll join a group of talented young people, who are making changes while having fun doing it.

About the Role:

  • Contribute creative ideas to concept briefings, based on script and storyboards.
  • Contribute to discussions to make changes to all created art assets.
  • Create environment and background concept art to contribute to the overall concept development.
  • Determine artistic interpretation of the scenes to create the look and feel of the storyboard frames by studying script or screenplay.
  • Develop better understanding of depicting mood and emotion by utilising visual styles and exploring lighting, shading and colouring themes.
  • Discuss production art options in approval meetings to shortlist suitable ideas for further development.
  • Draw ideas from imagination and research to develop skills for developing production art.
  • Identify ideas or concepts from existing libraries and make necessary changes to align to current concept.
  • Refine art environment and background concepts based on feedback.
  • Support the concept development with sketches and ideas.
  • Support the process of storyboarding by creating sketches for allocated shots.


  • Be responsible for producing sketches or artwork from different angles while following instructions to support creative production processes.
  • Create concept art to enable the visualisation of characters, environments and backgrounds.
  • Develop hand-drawn or digital storyboards to enable the visualisation of the flow of a production script and determine the composition of each shot.
  • Show the creative talent to deliver high quality artwork and is required to work collaboratively to support the creative direction of the team.
  • Possess creative storytelling abilities to create storyboards and should able to plan well to meet deadlines.
  • Good understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines, and efficient game development processes.
  • Having a strong work ethic, self-motivated with superb interpersonal skills, able to work within a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a positive mindset, able to receive and offer objective feedback.
  • Passion for making great games.


  • Front row seat to one of the most exciting blockchain projects that is making a positive impact and changing people’s lives globally
  • A fast-paced, active, and fun working environment where everything revolves around games and cute beings
  • A competitive salary package that fits your skills, experiences, and contributions
  • Freedom, autonomy & ownership around your work
  • Contribute to making revolutionary games
  • Acquire new and unique skills as we usher in a new era of digital ownership
  • Give yourself and your family the security you deserve

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