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

About

Pixel artist & animator - 6 years experience
Game designer - 7 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 - Present

    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.