Lead Artist

PLAYSTUDIOS
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We're looking for an ambitious LEAD ARTIST to create game concepts and work with outsource production vendors to deliver high quality, performant and polished content to delight both new and engaged players. 

  • Leads the art concept and art production of a project to deliver on budget, on-time, on-model, technically compliant, and performant game art assets 
  • Sketch game concepts from rough to clean lines with flat colour and prep concepts for delivery to outsourcing vendors 
  • Concepts include: creative brief, game story, color palette, storyboards/userflow, notes on font styling, lighting direction, and references for look and feel 
  • Participates in creative brainstorming sessions in coordination with Creative Director and Product Manager 
  • Meets with the Creative Director, Producer, and Product Manager as needed for reviews, sprint planning, and roadmap planning 
  • Has visibility into asset delivery dates; can speak to this in absence of Producer 
  • Responsible for knowledge-share to new hires to the team and ensure best 
  • practices and quality standards are met

Skills & Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience in game development (casual casino highly preferred) 
  • Experience in critiquing and clear communication of ideas 
  • Strong understanding of foundation art principles including drawing, color theory, anatomy, lighting 
  • Demonstrable understanding of typography and graphic design 
  • Ability to work in a creative and collaborative work environment 
  • Self-directed, driven; willing to ask for help or engage assistance

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

  • Applications must include a link to your online portfolio. 

  • You may be expected to complete a paid art test as a part of the interviewing procedure. 

  • Please send your application to jobs@playstudios.asia 

About the Company

PLAYSTUDIOS ASIA: 

SILICON VALLEY product ingenuity x LAS VEGAS integrated resort experience x ASIA PACIFIC games market = PLAYSTUDIOS ASIA, based in Hong Kong! 

We are a mobile / social games company competing in the fast-growing and dynamic mobile / social games market with a suite of casino and gambling style games that follow the ‘social’ or ‘play for fun' model. 

Our mission is to make the industry's most beautiful, engaging, and polished games in partnership with iconic travel, hospitality, and entertainment brands and offer aspirational travel and leisure experiences as loyalty rewards to our best customers. We are growing our team of world-class product, engineering, marketing, and loyalty talent! 

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Open, creative office space with a fully-stocked pantry 
  • Catered lunches once-per-week + sponsored food delivery as-needed 
  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events throughout the year 
  • Equity program 
  • We pay 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for our employees and 100% of their dependents’ premiums.  Health benefits are effective on your date of hire.
  • In addition to providing core health benefits, we provide the following:
  • 100% of the cost for Basic Life and Accident insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability protection

VOLUNTARY BENEFITS

  • Full time employees are eligible to purchase additional life and accident insurance for themselves and their dependents.