Senior Artist/Animator

Job Details

Type: Permanent Full-time
Department: Art
Job Code: 5241-222
Reports To: Art Director
Start Date: ASAP
Number of Openings: 1

THE LOW DOWN

East Side Games has an opportunity for a Senior Artist/Animator to join our art division to create new concepts, assets, and animation for our mobile and social games. You (yes, you!) are a tightly focused, deadline driven and independent individual that wants to contribute and make an impact in the mobile space.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Support, manage and mentor the art team for your project.
  • Work with the art director to hire/train new artists.
  • Utilize Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Maya and Unity to design, build and animate optimized assets and UI in varied styles and in accordance with project specifications.
  • Work collaboratively and iterate with the art director, engineers and other departments to bring your tasks from initial concept to full implementation.
  • Collaborate with engineers to research and develop new pipeline tools.
  • Research, analyze and report on social and mobile industry trends so you can assist us in providing the best user experience possible.
  • Create rapid prototypes for user testing.

 

*** Duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative, but not all-inclusive.

 

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Working experience with Unity and Spine (mandatory).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an artist or animator in a high-tech environment with industry knowledge of Flash, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Bachelor’s degree or other post-secondary training in Classical Animation, 3D Animation, Illustration, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design or related field.
  • Strong grasp of 2D & 3D animation, and vector examples in varied styles.
  • Strong grasp of character design.
  • Unmatched time-management skills in a fast-paced production environment, and the ability to work with minimal oversight.
  • Experience supervising and managing a team of artists.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and successfully.
  • A positive attitude and a passion for games.

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WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

Check out our amazing CULTURE and BENEFITS on our website.

 

WHAT NEXT?

If you think this is an exciting opportunity, please

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Due to a small, but completely awesome recruitment team, only those candidates that qualify will be contacted.  Thanks for your interest in ESG and we wish you super success in your job search!

 

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