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Pixel Artist

We are looking for an experienced Pixel Artist to join us at Actual Nerds. The Pixel Artist will collaborate with internal teams in the conceptualization and completion of pixel art from start to finish. You will help us turn our ugly UX wireframes into an immersive user interface that feels straight out of our game world. 

All positions at Actual Nerds are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely.


Estimated Duration: 1-3 Months depending on scope of work.


  • Take a fully realized concept or simple thumbnail and translate it into a finished pixel art asset.

  • Translate UX/UI wireframes into finished pixel art user interfaces.

  • Assist in conceptualizing assets when necessary

  • Meet the quality bar established by the Art Director



  • 1 - 3 years of work related experience

  • Dedicated interest and ability to create pixel art for games

  • Experience creating pixel art for user interfaces

  • A well-rounded understanding of human and animal anatomy, form, shape, structure, and silhouette

  • Ability to take feedback

  • Highly collaborative and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Strong technical knowledge and ability to learn new tools

  • Online portfolio is required


Nice to have:

  • Experience creating hand-drawn effects or in a pixel art style

  • Has shipped 1 game

  • Experience animating in Spine 2D

  • Experience with Game Maker Studio 2 

Please send us your resume!

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