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Visual Development Artist

  • Location: London
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 09/03/20
  • Job reference: 7745
  • Permanent

Are you a driven and creative Concept Artist who enjoys working in an environment where your imagination can be put to good use? We are working with a highly successful mobile games company based in central London and they need such a person to join them!

To date their games have become part of over 60 million people’s lives in over 150 countries and they are made in a passionate studio of people who love to get things done! Their ethos is one where they leave bureaucracy at the door and believe in empowering their teams with creative ownership, autonomy and freedom to further your skill set the way you want with a generous training budget.

This is an exciting, hands-on role which will see you at the forefront of all their new titles, working alongside both development and prototype teams and being instrumental in helping drive, shape and build the creative direction of a variety of brands across a diverse portfolio of game styles and genres. 


About YOU

  • You should have a proven track record in the creation of exceptional brands, IP worlds and characters
  • You should possess a mobile first attitude with strong art direction and communication skills with the passion for inspiring and mentoring. INSPIRE, MOTIVATE and CHAMPION others!
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in art direction, visual development and the creation of mood boards, style guides and brand guidelines for video games
  • An outstanding body of work demonstrating the creation of world-class characters and environments for casual, accessible titles
  • Excellent visual design skills showing understanding of colour theory, composition, layout and typography
  • A high level of passion for mobile games and their development backed by relevant industry experience
  • A versatile, proactive attitude to drive forward visual development across a variety of titles with a variety of teams concurrently
  • Proficiency in CS Suite, and other visual design tools
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies and design psychology

Additional Skills

  • Experience using the Unity Game Engine
  • Experience of working in an agile (e.g. SCRUM/Kanban) environment using agile ceremonies (e.g. stand-ups sprint planning, retrospectives) and working with agile artefacts (e.g. user stories, task boards)
  • Experience in conducting user research and evaluating user feedback
  • Experience designing for iOS, Android, or other mobile platforms
  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimisation and implementation
  • Experience in other design-related fields such as UI/UX, 3D modelling, After Effects, Animation and Motion graphics production
To learn more about this role please email your CV to louise.wardale@amiqus.com.
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