2D Artist

Mar 12, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
Ms. Ana Ivanic
Design, Technology
Full Time
The primary responsibility of a full-time 2D Artist is to help create final game-ready assets for characters, environments, props and many other items.

Responsibilities include:

Creating compelling assets for our games by working closely with game designers, developers and art lead
Working independently and collaboratively with team members to develop unique assets which fit the style established
Creating all required assents including game characters, icons, logos, menus, and backgrounds
Taking verbal concepts through to final execution of artwork
Working closely with other artists along with game designers and producer to ship quality games on time and on budget

2+ years of experience creating 2D game art preferably in the social/mobile gaming space
B.A. or B.F.A in design, multimedia or equivalent experience
Extensive Adobe Photoshop experience, along with experience in Illustrator & Flash
Strong drawing and composition skills
Ability to iterate quickly in a demanding environment
Experience taking features from concept to final in-game art
Ability to communicate effectively and successfully
Strong background in multiple 2D disciplines
Should possess excellent color management skills
Task driven, self-motivate and proactive
Must possess a passion for games
Big Viking offers a unique opportunity to work for a leading game development company along with:

Competitive salaries with full health, dental & vision benefits
Employee stock option plan
Stocked kitchen & hot catered lunches daily
Team building activities such as paintball, movies, Canada's Wonderland, and in-studio events
Gaming lounge (competition grade foosball, Street Fighter 2 Classic Arcade Machine, XBox 360 & PS4)
Free in-studio Registered Massage Therapist

** All applications should include an online portfolio in order to be considered.

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