Senior Concept Artist

Art Toronto, ON


Kim Kardashian Hollywood

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, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOODTERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on theApp Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling financial district of San Francisco. To learn more, follow this link: http://www.glu.com/

Role Overview:

You've got serious art skills and you're ready to put them to use. You know Creative Suite like the back of your hand, and know how to draw the back of a hand - if for some reason that's what's needed. You're ready to collaborate with a tight-knit team of highly dedicated and talented artists, designers, and developers to create best-in-class social/mobile games.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Art Director to create art assets for both new and existing IP
  • Create concept art and game-ready production assets (including, but not limited to, character art, backgrounds, scene objects, clothing, UI)
  • Interpret and analyze aesthetic threads between various provided reference materials to help build on-brand, unique, and appropriate artistic styles for games
  • Follow existing style guides and assist in their creation when asked


Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience, preferably 1+ years of experience in a Senior role (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 (specifically young female characters, celebrities, etc)
  • 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 an equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent 2D art and illustration skills (i.e. you live in Photoshop)
  • Superior character art and concept design in a range of different casual styles
  • Ability to match existing art styles
  • Superb imagination and creativity
  • Ability to produce high quality work quickly for high profile projects
  • Can work well both independently and closely with other Sr. Artists
  • Organized, meticulous, and thorough working habits
  • Superior verbal communication and teamwork skills

Bonus Points For:

  • 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
  • You've got a superlative portfolio to illustrate everything listed under "Skills"
  • Seriously; applications without a portfolio will not be considered

Think you've got what it takes? Feeling lucky? Send us a blurb about yourself with your resume and portfolio

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 hip, 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!

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