The hiring process
of 2D environment design artists includes finding candidates, checking their portfolios, and testing their art skills. Depending on your project, its scope, and budget, you can use several methods of hiring 2D professionals. The right outsourcing company must be helpful for you - you can get information about its key services, read client's reviews, and read see portfolios of 2D environment artists.
So, how can you assess a portfolio? The answer to this question is simple, and here is the information about what you should do next: pay attention to 2D environment artist's style, composition, coloring, lightening, and drawing skills. Other than that, you need to have experienced artists on board who can estimate a portfolio or know 2D principles by yourself.
For a 2D environment artist, excellent proficiency in using instruments like Adobe Photoshop, KeyShot, SketchUp and others. In addition to technical skills, a good understanding of 2D environment elements such as composition, coloring, and lightning is essential as well.