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Position: Artist - Dublin
This position will be responsible for designing and creating all artwork for awesome games on a variety of platforms from concept to completion. This position will be a core member of the studio’s staff and a positive presence in the office.
Create conceptual art pieces to define the overall “look and feel” for each game
Work with designers to create and define the game’s user interface
Design and create all artwork and animation, based on project specifications
Work cross-functionally with engineers and producers to develop top-quality new and enhanced games
Follow project specifications to finish artwork on time and within requirements
Maintain flexibility to assist with special projects, as needed
Works with Marketing team to aid in development of packaging and other marketing materials
Required Skills/Personal Requirements:
At least 3 years experience as an artist or animator in a high-tech environment is required
Must be a highly skilled 2D illustrator who can draw things straight out of his/her head
Strong knowledge of Photoshop is required
Experience creating art and animation for games a must
Ability to challenge one’s self to raise the bar on his/her own work and that of the company
Must have an upbeat, positive attitude and enjoy working on a team
Ability to work effectively and receive critiques from others on the Art team as well as Designers, Engineers and Producers
Ability to stay organized, exhibit great follow-through, work within established procedures and file structures and with minimal supervision
Experience with Illustrator, Flash, Painter, AfterEffects or other art/design-oriented programs is highly recommended
3D experience a plus
Experience working in print a plus
Education and/or Certifications:
High school diploma, or equivalent, required.
College degree in Art, Animation, Design, or related field preferred.
Continued design classes and/or certification a plus.
PopCap Games (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)) is the worldwide leader in casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106 and are available anytime, anywhere. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 500 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, and Shanghai. Its games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled, has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, social platforms, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone, iPad and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox and DS), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap has been one of the most innovative companies in the video game industry since its inception a decade ago. Pioneering new game mechanics, sales models, and platforms ranging from mobile devices to online and location-based games of chance, PopCap is the only video game provider in the world with leading market share across the entire spectrum.
SPECIAL NOTE: The company requires that each applicant for employment submit to a criminal background check as part of the process of verifying a prospective employee’s background.
Less than 1 Year
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