Senior 2D Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Sweden

Job Title Senior 2D Artist
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Are you ready to take on a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of a small and autonomous team bringing the successful brands from Paradox to mobile? You will be the driving force behind creating and shaping the visual direction for characters and environments in our games, according to each game’s vision, making you one of the core pillars of the team.

As the first artist in the team you will be responsible for making sure that the game visually comes to life. You have experience setting and developing artistic vision, in addition to an ability to work with, and master well established styles and techniques. You are great at bringing personality and flair to character portraits and environments in your 2D art, ideally your skill reaches beyond this and you are a strong artist even in 3D.

Responsibilities
  • Create high quality 2D art assets that bring life to our games
  • Develop and own the art direction within the Malmö Studio
  • Set the visual guidelines for our projects
  • Manage art content outsourcing
  • Drive the project art vision together with Product Managers and other stakeholders

Qualifications
  • At least 5 years of experience of creating art for games
  • Experience working in Photoshop or similar tools
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Mobile and F2P experience is a plus
  • Experience in 3D content creation in Max/Maya or similar tools is a plus
  • Experience as a technical artist or as an animator is a plus
  • Experience of working with strategy/RPG games is a plus

As a person, we think you are a resourceful and driven character who enjoys creative collaborations in small and autonomous teams. You are self motivated, enjoy the challenges in all parts of the project life-cycle and thrive when working with on your own initiative without close supervision.

You can visualise and inspire ideas and concepts with those around you, becoming a driving force in projects beyond the mere creation of artistic content.All applicants are encouraged to include links to portfolios or relevant work samples with your personal letter and CV

Practical information

Scope: Fulltime and permanent

Reports to: Mobile Team Manager

Location: Malmö

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.
Salary
Location Malmö, Sweden
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 01/12/2017
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