2D Artist - Visual Designer

Art Burlingame, California

Covet Fashion


Job Description

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, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA district of San Francisco.

Team Overview

At our Crowdstar studio in Burlingame, California, we believe that there is a huge opportunity for interactive entertainment products to engage, enrich and empower women. 

With our two top grossing titles, Covet Fashion and Design Home, Crowdstar has developed new ways for players to enjoy fashion and interior design. Not only are we changing how women game, we’re also changing how they discover and shop for everything from clothing to shoes, and from furniture to home decor. As a team, we are passionate not only about creating fun and engaging games for women, but enriching lives outside of the game.

Role Overview

Our CrowdStar Studio is looking for a seasoned 2D Graphic Artist for our Design Home team to create art assets for game design, marketing, and presentations, as well as in-game user interface elements and icons.  

All candidates must deliver a full resume with samples (online portfolio) to be considered for this position.

  • Work closely with the Art Director, crafting imagery in the style of this unique home decor app, while conforming to technical guidelines and the established style guide.
  • Design and implement dynamic interface elements including: icons, HUD, and menus.
  • Artfully construct presentation decks (Powerpoint, Keynote, etc.).
  • Create visual guidelines and concepts to be used by the 3D team in asset creation.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of graphic design and layout experience.
  • Deep understanding of popular trends in graphic design and development, font treatment, photo manipulation, as well as mobile app interface design theory and usability.
  • Proficiency with standard industry tools, including: Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint, Keynote, and Unity.  In addition, have a high capacity to learn new tools and emerging technologies.
  • Passion for the mobile app industry and an understanding of market trends and styles.
  • Interest and knowledge in interior design trends and an affinity for home decor.
  • Familiarity with 3D asset creation.

Demonstrated abilities:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced team environment, incorporating feedback into revisions throughout the creative process.
  • Display professionalism and the ability to function well within a team, communicating effectively within a large group, in a multi-project creative environment.
  • Personally manage time under deadlines, consistently meeting project deadlines and milestones set by project leads and Art Director.
  • Have fun at the office! We believe that a great game comes from a happy team - we work hard, we play hard, and we are crafting something very special.

Life at the cutting edge of wireless technology is an exciting but demanding place to be.  Glu is always on the lookout for exceptionally talented individuals to join our team.  We reward talent, creativity, and the ability to get the job done.  At Glu, you’ll find dynamic people, a forward-thinking culture, a team-oriented environment, and opportunity for advancement.  If you are interested in mobile technology and want to be a part of a team that makes the future of wireless technology happen, then Glu is for you! 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.