2D Lead Artist

Art Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


Generic Shooter 3

Description

2D Lead Artist

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, TERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Art Director to create art assets for both new and existing IP
  • Follow style guides, and assist in their creation when asked
  • Create game-ready production assets based on concept art and direction (including but not limited to background, scene objects, clothing, animations, etc.)
  • Follow production pipeline, ensure production art is created efficiently, and effectively integrated into products
  • Export and assemble images from art files within prescribed technical parameters and protocols
  • Assist with animation needs when necessary

Experience

  • 6+ years of industry experience (experience in mobile games and/or social games a plus, experience with iOS games double-plus-good)
  • Experience working with a variety of casual, approachable art styles
  • A proven track record of art assets on projects that have made it to market (especially game projects)
  • Degree or diploma in illustration, animation, or related field; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with Unity is an asset

Skills

  • Excellent 2D art and illustration skills (i.e. you live in Photoshop)
  • Solid understanding of Flash animation and effects including classic and motion tweening
  • Superior background art and character art in a range of casual styles
  • Organized, meticulous, and thorough working habits
  • Superior verbal communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to pick up new technical skills and concepts quickly
  • Ability to match various existing art styles and strongly differentiate between styles
  • Some knowledge of contemporary fashion and/or interior design is an asset

Also

  • You have a passion for games, and a desire to be part of the future of mobile social games
  • You're versatile, flexible, and willing to do what's needed in a fast-moving environment
  • An interest in pop culture, celebrities, and fashion is a serious bonus!!
  • You've got a superlative portfolio to illustrate everything listed under "Skills"
  • Seriously; applications without a portfolio will not be considered.