About Sky Mavis

Sky Mavis, the pioneer behind the blockchain game Axie Infinity, is revolutionizing the virtual gaming world with innovative technology and infrastructure. We are committed to fostering a dynamic and inclusive work culture where individuals can bring their authentic selves to the table. As a team of entrepreneurial disruptors and gamers, we are driven by a shared passion for making a meaningful impact and embracing the challenges and critiques that come with being at the forefront of technological advancement.

About the Role

Our 2D artists play a critical role in building a vibrant universe, where characters and environments are well blended in a unique artistic design. You will learn and work with different team members to dive deep into the various worlds of our games and products. As a Junior 2D Background Game Artist, your day-to-day will be:

  • Assist in the process of storyboarding by creating sketches for assigned shots, then create ideas for concept briefings based on those.
  • Conduct research to generate ideas for period setting and environment art based on concept briefing.
  • Determine artistic interpretation of the scenes to create the look and feel of the storyboard frames by studying the script or screenplay.
  • Develop a better understanding of depicting mood and emotion by utilizing visual styles and exploring lighting, shading, and coloring themes.
  • Identify ideas or concepts from existing libraries and make necessary changes to align with current concepts.
  • Refine art environment and background concepts based on feedback.


  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a background artist with a tough portfolio of work demonstrating strong artistic and storytelling ability; a degree in graphic design or fine art will be preferable.
  • Be responsible for creating art to enable the visualization of characters, environments and backgrounds from different angles and from concept to production.
  • Possess creative storytelling abilities to make storyboards and should able to plan well, work independently to meet deadlines and to support the creative flow of the team.
  • Be involved in creating art assets for characters, backgrounds and environments for games and animated films, or visual effects for live-action films.
  • Proficient in a variety of digital 2D and 3D software programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya, and Blender and willing to learn new software programs and tools.
  • Ability to collaborate, communicate, interpret and work as part of a team.


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