Volley

Voice-controlled entertainment on Alexa and Google Assistant

Game Artist at Volley

Location
San Francisco
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
1+ years
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About the role

[Volley strongly believes in an inclusive workplace. Underrepresented candidates, and candidates from nontraditional backgrounds, are encouraged to apply!]

Volley develops voice-controlled games and entertainment apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Our voice apps are world-class and attract millions of users every month. We’re a 35-person team based in San Francisco.

 

We’ve created several of the top experiences for voice-controlled devices, including:

 

We believe voice control will be the main way people access entertainment in their bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and cars, and our goal is to build a destination for interactive audio entertainment, as Netflix did for television.

 

We are looking for a generalist who can help us bring the first midcore games to life onto smart speakers, including Amazon’s Echo Show and Google’s Nest Hub.

At Volley, you’ll be collaborating with engineers, designers, and writers to create a broadly appealing art style appropriate for our midcore games. From concept art, to assets, to in-game implementation, we’re looking for someone who’s excited to take total ownership of the creative process in bringing our characters and environments to life.

Requirements

  • 3+ Years Professional Experience
  • Experience working with games, graphic design, or animation
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Self starter

Nice to have

  • Experience with concept art and character design for games, tv, or film
  • Experience working with writers to create cohesive characters
  • Experience with hands-on implementation of art in games
  • Experience closely collaborating with engineers to ensure implementation of art matches intent

At Volley, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. We are currently working remotely, but come September will be implementing a hybrid work-from-home and in-office schedule. We also offer 31 days of paid time off and strongly encourage its use.

 

Volley believes in an inclusive workplace and is committed to building a team from a variety of backgrounds. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive the other benefits and privileges of employment.

 

We’re a small but quickly growing team that truly enjoys working together. We love coming together over Zoom happy hours, the funny and strange in Slack #random, and come September, occasional karaoke sessions in our brand new Hayes Valley office. If this sounds like fun (we promise it is), get in touch!

Why you should join Volley

Volley develops voice-controlled games and entertainment apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Our voice apps are world-class and attract millions of users every month. We’re a 35-person team based in San Francisco.

We’ve created several of the top experiences for voice-controlled devices, including:

  • Song Quiz - a name-that-tune music trivia game
  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? - a quiz game to test your elementary-level knowledge
  • Bedtime Stories - a soothing, narrated skill to help you fall asleep

We believe voice control will be the main way people access entertainment in their bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and cars, and our goal is to build a destination for interactive audio entertainment, as Netflix did for television.

We just closed our Series A round and are expanding the team!

We're a small but quickly growing team that truly enjoys working together! We love coming together over Zoom happy hours, the funny and strange in Slack #random, and come September, occasional karaoke sessions in our brand new Hayes Valley office. If this sounds like fun (we promise it is), get in touch!