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Senior 2D Animator – Scotland (UK) – Competitive Salary + Relocation – Handheld Games

Location: Dundee, Scotland, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

OUTPLAY ENTERTAINMENT

 

My client is a successful and growing venture-backed games developer delivering free and innovative games across a wide range of social and mobile platforms. They have a strong focus on quality and player experience. Due to continued successes and multiple exciting projects in the pipeline they are now in a great position to grow, it’s an exciting time to join the studio and to play a key part in achieving its ambitious plans.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Several years of digital illustration, graphic design and 2D animation experience
  • Demonstrable flexibility in style ranging from cheerful, cartoon illustration to more detailed, grittier artwork
  • Solid knowledge of, primarily, 2D art production and tools including Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of current mobile, Facebook and casual games and passion and vision to help craft the next generation of social mobile games
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ready to adapt in a rapidly changing, fast-paced creative environment
  • Able to take direction well and, as required, constructively provide direction and guidance to others
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities, collaborate and excel in small team environments
  • Experience developing art for online, mobile, casual and/or social games
  • Graphic design/UI skills
  • Understanding constraints and potential of technology

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help establish and maintain the creative vision for the next generation of social mobile games
  • Produce concept sketches, illustrations and production artwork and animation in a variety of styles
  • Contribute to visual design of game
  • Collaborate with artists and illustrators both in-house and external to the studio
  • Assist with skill development and mentoring of internal artists
  • Help develop and manage asset pipelines
  • Understand and enhance the company’s vision, culture and goals

 

Generalists are encouraged to apply since multidiscipline skills sets are highly regarded.

 

To ensure a speedy application please email your up to date CV and portfolio / demo reel to officemanager@opmjobs.com

 

Don’t miss out on this great career opportunity! Applications are continually reviewed so apply now!

 

Jon Norfolk | Art & Animation Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

www.opmjobs.com |

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214425 |

Email: Jon@opmjobs.com |

Skype: jon.norfolk.opm |

LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/jonnorfolkopm |

Twitter: AnimationOPM

 

Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: 2D Animation

Tags: 2D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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