Lead 2D Artist

Product Malaga Permanent
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The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for our clients in the online gaming industry. We make simple, refined and beautifully-designed games, but that’s not all – we do everything from research and development to marketing and support services. How? By hiring great people and trusting them to challenge, change, improve and perfect our products and processes. It’s the kind of place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move fearlessly forward.

Your Mission

We are looking for an experienced and exceptionally skilled 2D Artist to work on our new games.
You will be responsible for creating high quality original and imaginative art for characters, environments, game flow mock ups, UI and other game assets.
This is an excellent opportunity to join an incredibly collaborative company and a great chance to become an integral part of a highly creative and motivated team.

What you’ll do

• Work closely with the Head of Game Design to define the visual direction and ensure consistency between vision of all art and game design.
• Create visual touchstone assets that inspire and set visual direction for others (concepts, mood boards, models, paint-overs).
• Create concept & production art, including characters, backgrounds and UI elements.
• Support marketing and other production work with original art and visual design.
• Provide feedback to other artists and regularly meet with the broader game team to define quality standards.
• Work closely with game design to ensure art enhances the player experience.
• Collaborate with the Creative Producer to deliver on key milestones

What you’ll bring

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience crafting art for videogames and/or movies.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Lead Artist or Art Director.
• Concept Art background.
• Strong character concept skills.
• Takes initiative to solve problems.
• Passionate about making games.
• Experience working with developing a unique and cohesive visual style.
• Able to explore a wide variety of ideas that push style and visual communication.
• Extensive knowledge of all areas of the art pipeline – concept, model, UI, rigging, animation, vfx.
• Knowledge of Spine software will be a high plus.
• Good English language skills.
• Good knowledge of casual and gambling games will be a plus.

Required application materials

• Resume
• Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills
• Must be willing to take an art test

What’s in it for you

Our Inventors enjoy…
• A generous relocation package
• Medical insurance for you and your family
• A free private bus between the office and Malaga city center
• Free English or Spanish language classes
• Fun socials – from weekly drinks to big seasonal events. We’ve even got a football team
• An in-office massage service
• Soft drinks and fresh fruit
• A games room
• Regular Hackathons (for techies) and Designathons (for code-phobes)
• Six weeks’ paid leave for each four years of service

Sound good? Then we’d love to hear from you.

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