2D Artist to work on Slice Fractions 2

About the Company

Ululab is currently working on a sequel to Slice Fractions, its award winning games (Apple’s Best of 2014), and we need your help!

Slice Fractions is a mobile game for children between 5 and 11 years old meant to use great gameplay to teach fraction concepts. It merges a fun storyline using humor, lovable characters and challenging puzzles that teach fractions concepts to be solved.

With 850,000 players for the original Slice Fractions, this is a great opportunity to have your work make a positive impact. Independent university research done on Slice Fractions have shown significant improvements on children’s understanding of fractions concepts.

The Ululab team is composed of veterans from the video game industry and of educators. We’re based in Montreal, Canada.

Job Description

We need 2D Artists to:

  • Lead storyboarding and imagine a whole world with a light storyline, new characters and animations;
  • Create concept arts illustrating multiple new 2D worlds and new characters;
  • Create 2D Background scenery assets;
  • Create animated 2D characters asset;
  • Integrate these assets in the Unity 3D game engine.

You don’t have to master all of those tasks. If one or many of the previous points fit your profile, contact us.

Skills & Requirements

  • You love to make the player happy. This is a game for children. They have the last word about what works and what doesn’t! 🙂
  • Professional attitude and an ability to give and take constructive feedback.
  • Being a small team, to succeed and be happy, you will need to be self-driven, a good communicator and a team-player.
  • Able to express an idea with simple image compositions.
  • Proficient with Photoshop
  • Proficient with vectorial images
  • If applying for storyline, experience with storyboarding or strip cartoons / bande dessinée a plus.
  • If applying for 2D animations assets creation:
    • Proficient with a 2D animation framework
    • Good knowledge of the Unity Editor
  • We have a strong preference for candidates who can work from our office, near the Place-des-arts metro station in Montreal at least part of the time.

Work environment

  • English or French. Your preference.
  • We’re a small team of two full time employees + a handful of remote contractors.
  • We work from a pretty cool place full of independent game developers called the GamePlay Space.
  • Unlimited coffee and tea, but no crunch time

Duration

  • Start date is whenever possible. Sooner is better.
  • If there is a good initial fit with the team, we expect this to be about a 2 month full time, 3 month part time contract
  • We’re flexible on the full-time or part-time thing.

How to Apply

Please include the following with your application:

  • which part of the work you are interested in;
  • a portfolio of your relevant work;
  • a resume or LinkedIn profile;
  • your Skype ID for interviewing process;
  • your hourly rate.

Send us an email with the Title: 2D Artist Application at info@ululab.com

If you read up to this point, thank you for your interest!

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