Turn freelancing into a career in games

Be part of our global team of creative, passionate, and talented freelancers helping indie developers elevate their games

How we work

At MLC, you will work with other creative freelancers to help indie game developers take their games to the next level. From concept art to 3D animation, we cover every part of the art pipeline. Whether you are part of our Studio Team or Talent Network, you’ll be working on exciting projects and collaborating with amazing people.

Studio team

  • First dibs on incoming projects
  • Chat directly with clients to bring their ideas to life
  • Encouraged to be involved in MLC’s growth by bringing new ideas forward
  • Leadership and mentoring roles available
  • Possibility of being offered full time positions

Network Team

  • Help out the Studio team with overflow work
  • Highly flexible work schedule
  • Just focus on the work—no need to talk to clients
  • Work with a Project Manager and MLC Studio members to gain experience
  • Opportunities to grow into Studio roles

We’re a proudly diverse and inclusive team and encourage our members to always be themselves. LGBTQ+, BIPOC, visible minorities… Everyone is welcome at MLC 💚

With 42% of our team identifying as female, we are a unicorn in the game dev industry (where that is closer to 30%). Our Managing Director and Women in Games Ambassador, Max, is committed to effecting change in the gaming world by giving more women and other minorities in the industry the opportunity to showcase their talent.

MLC is a Good Business Charter member which means we are committed to paying fair wages—no one is paid national minimum wage or even living wages! Our team set their own rates, so you will always be paid your value.

Why MLC?

No more worrying about where your next job will come from. We’ll find them for you!

That’s right. We find new clients and projects for you to fit your schedule, so when and how much you work is totally up to you.

We’re a community of creatives working together and forming lasting bonds.

At MLC, we understand that we are stronger together. Our close-knit team is just a chat message away if you need a second opinion on a project or need help with a technical problem.

You’ll have back-up on every project with a dedicated project manager.

We know juggling deadlines can be hard when you’re deep in the creative zone, we’ve been there too. That’s why our project managers are here to support you from start to finish and keep the conversation between you and the clients flowing.

Get paid on time, every time!

You won’t need to chase clients for payments or worry about invoicing multiple people—that’s all taken care of by our amazing accounts team. And, you get to charge your normal hourly rate so you’ll be paid the same as when you’re working on your own.

Exciting, cross-discipline projects that stretch your creativity.

Want to work on inventive projects with amazing clients? We work with both small and large clients, and we often use cross-functional teams to accomplish the best result.

In case you need more reasons to join:

Team game nights

rewards

games & Game passes

Annual team meet-up

Merch

Max Louis

Managing Director

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Our Values

Passion

We are fiercely passionate about games, delivering quality work, and good customer service

 Inclusion

We pride ourselves on having an inclusive culture where creatives can feel understood, encouraged, and empowered.

Support

MLC is built on a network of support from other freelancers, administrators, and project managers. We have open communication at all times so everyone can get support when they need it.

Trust

We trust in your creative process and we promise to allow you the freedom to follow it.

Collaboration

As a collective, we welcome collaboration between freelancers. But more importantly, we take a collaborative approach with our clients.

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Why does freelancing seem like an endless cycle of rejection and overwork without rewards?

Boost your career opportunities by teaming up with MLC, we’re a creative collaboration of passionate artists, designers, techies and creatives from all over the world.