Get a job: Join Evil Empire as a Generalist Game Artist (Pixel or 3D)

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Location: Bordeaux, France

Evil Empire, the brand new workforce engaged on Movement Twin’s smash hit Lifeless Cells amongst different bold tasks, is in search of a Generalist Recreation Artist, ideally with earlier expertise engaged on shipped video games. 

Initially you’d be becoming a member of the Lifeless Cells workforce and be in control of creating new content material for the Lifeless Cells IP (weapons, enemies, ranges, and so forth.). Nonetheless as we develop there will likely be ample alternative to work on new unannounced IP.

We’re in search of somebody who needs to assist us with:

  • Extending the artwork course of Lifeless Cells in a inventive manner whereas respecting pre-existing guidelines. You’ll be engaged on another person’s challenge, however we would like you to construct new stuff!

  • Creating new environments that will likely be exploited in sport. The belongings and backgrounds are drawn in 2D pixel artwork. 

  • Imagining, then modeling, rigging and animating new enemies and executives in 3D – therefore why having some 3D and animation information is preferable, although don’t fear we’re not engaged on The Final of Us three or something technical like that.

  • Producing the advertising and marketing belongings wanted to ensure our advertising and marketing bastards have the instruments to offer your work the visibility it deserves. 

  • Suggestions us on our manufacturing pipeline and instruments and recommend enhancements. 

On condition that we’re a small workforce you will have the possibility to work on a bunch of various elements of the event of Lifeless Cells and our future tasks, nevertheless this can imply you will must put on a number of totally different hats, which is why the profile above is so various. Don’t fear, we’re not anticipating you to know tips on how to do all of this completely proper from day one.

Your profile:

  • We do not need to shut the door to juniors with numerous potential, however we’re seeking to rent somebody with at the least three years of xp/ one shipped sport. 

  • Broad inventive expertise by way of types and mediums that you just’ve labored on. We’re in search of a swiss military knife, with pixel artwork and 3D animation being favored because of the Lifeless Cells’ manufacturing pipeline. 

  • Should you’re a junior, you might have performed sport jams and/or have an excellent portfolio of private creations and tasks to indicate off your expertise. 

  • Should you’re senior, you’ve shipped a number of video games and are capable of present reference of individuals you labored for or with that we are able to verify. 

  • You’re captivated with video video games. 

Bonus factors:

  • English (at the least B2).

  • Earlier work expertise in both indie or AAA studios.

  • You know the way to make trailers (professionally or simply for enjoyable) and also you’re good at it.

  • Your jokes are much less humorous than these of the CEO.


  • 25 – 35okay and above per 12 months, relying on expertise and profile.

  • Full time (CDI) at 35 hours per week.

  • Primarily based in our workplace in Bordeaux, although work at home and essential precautions are in place in the course of the COVID19 disaster.

  • Monetary and logistical assist with relocation (principally we deal with all of it).

  • Fringe advantages embody; restaurant cheques, as a lot junk meals fruit and great things as you possibly can eat, versatile working hours, entry to any books {and professional} improvement assets as you need and extra.

About us:

Evil Empire is a brand new studio fashioned by a number of ex-Movement Twin folks with the intention of making extra Lifeless Cells and utilizing this as a stepping stone in direction of making our personal video games. We work in the identical open area as Movement Twin and recurrently beat them in Nerf wars and Smash.

The title of our studio is a dig at a number of the shadier elements of the sport trade and, you probably have a way of humour, a sign that we’re all about being the precise reverse (and, sadly, folks didn’t like my “Cat Nap studio” title suggestion – which actually says one thing about their poor style).

Should you’re working at Evil Empire you’ll NEVER crunch (it’s nuts that this must be mentioned), you’ll have glorious well being cowl, 5 weeks paid depart, sponsored meals, flexibility with work time, free fruits and different noms and naturally as a lot espresso as you possibly can drink. 

We additionally do common journeys to a number of the most legendary gaming occasions on this planet, together with excursions to Nationwide Parks and different such shenanigans (workforce constructing proper?), so there’s loads of alternatives for motivated folks to get out and see the world. Effectively, at the least, we have been doing this earlier than Covid occurred, and plan to do it once more if occasions are ever a factor sooner or later…

Bordeaux is an superior metropolis because it’s large enough to have lots to do, however sufficiently small which you can stroll throughout it in half an hour. Stunning 19th century structure and extra eating places than you possibly can poke a stick are an enormous plus. You’re additionally 45 minutes drive from the seaside and three hours from the ski slopes. Entry to a really nicely linked airport and a 2 hour prepare journey to Paris imply you’re by no means far-off from something.

Apply now.

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