Lead Game Artist - Live Games

Barcelona, Spain
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Your Role Within our Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced and talented Lead Artist with a strong UI knowledge to manage the Art team in Barcelona. Candy Crush Soda Saga is one of the world’s most successful mobile games, the Divine work you do will be seen and enjoyed by hundreds of millions of players!

Together with the Art Director and other Lead Artists you will drive the Art Vision forward. You know what good art looks like and confidently coach your team towards excellence.

You have the willingness and ability to lead and inspire others, to grow their skills, adhere to established styles and push boundaries. With your positive attitude and natural ability to lead people, you will coach and mentor your colleagues towards excellence.

A big game like Candy Crush Soda Saga has many stakeholders and as one of the spokespersons for Art you will always have a close collaboration with producers, game designers, developers, business performance, player insight and of course marketing and brand.

Skills & Requirements

Skills to Create Thrills

  • Your portfolio shows your interest and experience of creating and directing high quality game art for casual games

  • You have experience in managing/leading a team

  • You can help create and drive an artistic vision with an excellent eye for both composition and details

  • You can quickly do concepts and/or mock- ups to communicate your ideas

  • Experience from visual development

  • You have experience in creating moodboards, colour schemes, style guides, brand guidelines and other necessary documentation

  • You have strong communication and organizational skills, you like project planning and have an understanding of how to to produce appealing game art in style within the available time frame

  • You are interested in player behaviour and player experience

  • You see change as an opportunity not a threat

  • You have the willingness and ability to inspire others

A Portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skills is required.

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of storyboarding and visual storytelling

  • Interest in interaction and game design

  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimization and implementation

  • Skills in animation and special effects

  • Experience with UX Design

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Want to join our Kingdom?

If you are interested, please apply via our Career Site

Applications must be in English.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.

About the Company

Officially, we’re a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. Recently, we were acquired by Activision Blizzard – King operates as an independent unit of Activision Blizzard. Unofficially, we’re a serious business that’s not afraid to have fun. And lots of it. Candy Crush Saga. Pet Rescue Saga. Bubble Witch Saga 2. Paradise Bay. We’re proud of the 200+ titles that carry the King crown. Because our mission has always been, and will always be, to create the games that unlock the player in everyone. No matter where they are, who they are or how much time they have. So if you share our ambition, introduce yourself. - See more on your website