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Visual Development Artist

Freelance | Remote
A big plus if you're living in either EST or AST time zone and based in either the Caribbean or Ontario, Canada

Job Type

Freelance - Contract



About the Role

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and imaginative Visual Development Artist to join our creative team at Farr Creative. As a Visual Development Artist, you will play a crucial role in shaping the visual identity of our projects from concept to completion. Your artistic prowess and ability to translate ideas into visually stunning designs will be instrumental in bringing our creative visions to life.


  1. Conceptualization: Collaborate with the creative team to develop and refine visual concepts for projects, ensuring alignment with the overall artistic direction.

  2. Character and Environment Design: Develop compelling character and environment designs that capture the essence of the narrative and contribute to the overall visual aesthetic.

  3. Color Scripting: Craft cohesive color palettes and mood boards to establish the visual tone and atmosphere of projects.

  4. Visual Prototyping: Produce visual prototypes and style frames to guide the implementation of the visual elements across different media.

  5. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including animators, illustrators, and producers, to ensure seamless integration of visual elements throughout the production process.

  6. Feedback Integration: Welcome and incorporate feedback from team members and project leads, contributing to a collaborative and iterative creative process.

  7. Stay Updated: Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and artistic techniques to continuously enhance the quality and innovation of our visual development.



  • Portfolio: A strong portfolio showcasing a diverse range of visual development work, including character designs, environment concepts, and storyboards.

  • Software Proficiency: Proficient in industry-standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other relevant tools.

  • Collaborative Spirit: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a collaborative mindset to thrive in a team-oriented environment.

  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to different art styles and project requirements, demonstrating versatility in artistic expression.

  • Passion for Storytelling: A deep passion for storytelling and a keen understanding of how visuals contribute to the overall narrative experience.

About the Company

With over a decade of experience, the concept of 'local' continually evolves, but our commitment to storytelling remains constant. We are united by the desire to tell stories that are rich in diversity and deeply resonate with audiences across the globe.

This steadfast vision has propelled our studio to unexpected success, a journey that has both surprised and humbled us. We take pride in having had the privilege to collaborate with diverse clients, ranging from musicians and artists to NGOs and businesses, both small and large. Through these partnerships, we champion their stories and find the opportunity to share our own.

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