Video Editor and Animator

Marketing Bangalore, India


Description

Kwalee is a leading independent mobile game developer and publisher based in Leamington Spa – the UK’s biggest gaming hub outside Greater London and a great place to live – along with growing teams in Bangalore and Beijing.

Now the largest hypercasual games publisher in the UK, Kwalee is a company known globally thanks to half a billion downloads for hit mobile games including Draw it, Bake it, Shootout 3D, Rocket Sky and many more. These successes have driven rapid growth in recent years and with exciting new projects in the works for Nintendo Switch and PC alongside the studio's hypercasual specialism, Kwalee shows no signs of slowing down!

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters for many years, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of mobile gaming experts. Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays. Could your idea be the next global hit?

As a Video Editor and Artist you’re creative, enthusiastic and have top notch skills with the Adobe Suite.

You'll be part of a development team that will be based in the new office that we're going to open in Bangalore.

What you tell your friends you do

“I make our games look awesome and convince millions of people to play them!”  

What you will really be doing

  • Video editing, motion graphics and basic animation for trailers, advertisements and more.
  • Producing topical, stylised bite-sized pieces of content designed for the modern smartphone audience
  • Learning how the hyper-casual market works and how you can make your mark on it
  • Observing the results of your creative through simple data analysis

How you will be doing this

  • You'll be part of an agile and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
  • You'll think creatively and be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it.

Team

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 100 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced, passionate and diverse team including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • Video editing and/or animation experience at any level
  • Excellent skills with the Adobe Suite, in particular After Effects and Photoshop
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and a willingness to share ideas openly
  • Familiarity with popular internet culture and viral trends
  • An interest in the business of hyper-casual mobile games

Desirable

  • Interest in how visual art and creative production can influence consumer behaviour
  • Appreciation of analytical production methods (A/B testing etc.)

We offer

  • We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that’s why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment

  • In addition to a competitive salary we also offer private medical cover and life assurance

  • Creative Wednesdays! (Complete freedom to design and make your own games every Wednesday)

  • 20 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays

  • Great work-life balance with flexible working hours

  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!

  • Monthly employee awards

  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks

Our philosophy

We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.

Application

If you are suitable for this role, please include with your application sketching / drawing examples either within your portfolio or as separate links.