Senior Concept Artist

Stockholm | Game Studio | ref: 2004

Stockholm, Sweden – Full relocation and VISA sponsorship

We’re looking for a talented Senior Concept Artist to join our exciting new project in Stockholm.

In collaboration with Activision Blizzard, we are adapting one of the most iconic game franchises of all-time: Call of Duty. The aim is to create a Call of Duty experience on mobile, while also breaking new ground for mobile and redefining the genre. The approach and ambition is to be fresh, social, and highly accessible, while providing a very authentic game experience. You will prototype extensively, have the freedom to think outside the box, and be encouraged to stretch your expertise in ways to create surprising results.

Your role within our Kingdom

We are looking for a highly experienced and talented Senior Concept Artist to work closely with our Art Director to develop the visual direction of our game and to create amazing art resources for our Artists to work with. You will need demonstrable experience in visual development, conceptual ideas generation, art packet creation, colour theory and illustrative rendering in various styles for both characters and environments. So this is a challenging role!

For somebody who enjoys seeing people develop and loves to be part of making others reach their full potential, as the team evolves in the future there may be opportunities to have people responsibilities alongside art production.

Skills to create thrills

You are creative, highly passionate about games and enjoy working in a flexible and fluid environment where the job will evolve over time. You have awesome skills in illustration, hand drawing and the ability to demonstrate very strong visual design through a broad range of styles and themes. You’re also:

  • Highly creative with a true passion for games and visual development
  • You bring lots of experience as a concept artist with a proven track record of creating appealing characters and environments
  • You have great eye for composition and colour scheme exploration
  • You feel at home using Adobe CS package but you are a master using the real-world pencil as well
  • Great at generating ideas and have the willingness and ability to inspire and mentor others
  • You have an in-depth understanding of the visual information that artists need and want to create amazing game art
  • You understand game development, what is possible and where to really push the boundaries
  • Good communication and organizational skills

A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Knowledge of storyboarding and visual storytelling
  • Ability to use 3d packages such as Maya or Z-Brush
  • Experience working in an agile project environment
  • Previous experience in creating mobile games
  • Experience working in an agile project environment
  • Experience of/interest in coaching, managing and developing others

Life at King

We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That’s how we stay creative. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and champions of creativity!

Want to join our Kingdom? – Comprehensive relocation package

People come from all over the world to work with us, and we want every single one of them to feel at home. To do so, we help you out as much as we can with our relocation package. This includes full visa sponsorship for you and any family member moving with you, covering your journey out here, the cost of shipping your gadgets or helping you with estate agents. See more about our relocation process at: https://jobs.king.com/benefits#relocation

Please apply in English and don’t forget to share your portfolio with us.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great Saga needs all kinds of Heroes – that’s why we hire all sorts of talent.

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