Kyle McArthur
Kyle McArthur
Pixel Artist & Animator, Game Designer, Writer
Aliso Viejo, United States

About

Pixel artist & animator - 7 years experience
Game designer - 8 years experience
Writer - 12 years experience

My full resume online: https://tinyurl.com/rolltonotdie

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Skills

2D AnimationEnvironment DesignGame DesignCharacter DesignUI DesignCharacter AnimationLevel ArtLevel DesignWorld BuildingStorytellingPixel ArtWritingGame ArtTabletop2D ArtAnimation2DCharacter ArtPixelUIStoryCardDialogueTilesetTileBoardDice

Software proficiency

GameMaker: Studio
GameMaker: Studio
Aseprite
Aseprite
PyxelEdit
PyxelEdit
Tiled
Tiled
Tilesetter
Tilesetter

Productions

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    • Video Game
      Tower Swap
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Lead Pixel Artist
    • Company
      Curtis Robinson
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    • Video Game
      Demonizer
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Character Design & Animation
    • Company
      Iori Branford
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    • Mobile Game
      Heroes for Hire
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Lead Pixel Artist
    • Company
      Bunzosteele
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    • Video Game
      La Rocola del Sr. Wooly
    • Year
      2015
    • Role
      Game Designer & Pixel Artist
    • Company
      Senor Wooly

Experience

  • Pixel Artist & Animator, Game Designer, Writer at Freelance
    Aliso Viejo, United States of America
    January 2014 - Present

    I work as a contractor for clients on their video games or other projects, either for one-off pieces or as a member of the development team. I primarily create pixel art and animations for all areas of a game project including characters, environments, tiles, UI, and effects. I also design or write for various parts of game projects as needed, including filling the role of Creative Director. I also design video, card, and board games independently.

  • Writer at Freelance
    Aliso Viejo, United States of America
    March 2013 - January 2014

    Features, news, opinions, poetry, theatrical plays, short stories, game scripts, game design analysis, SEO, video scripts, content and copy, and likely anything else you have to throw at me.

  • Writer at Nerd Reactor
    Online, United States of America
    April 2013 - January 2014

  • Game Design Intern at Say Design
    Irvine, United States of America
    March 2013 - December 2013

    Intern team’s designer to create game proposals, GDDs, mechanics creation and refinement, game direction.

  • Game Writing Intern at Say Design
    Irvine, United States of America
    December 2010 - August 2011

    Intern team’s writer to create the script for a cinematic a trailer and solo worker on an introduction sequence.