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Senior Technical Artist - Central Art Team

Stockholm 415

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior talented Technical Artist to join our new central art team based in Barcelona.

Your Role Within our Kingdom

You be part of a small and growing core team of artists, helping support all of the games across King. As a technical artist, you will be a key member of the group, helping solve problems, optimize workflows and push boundaries. You will work closely with the small and dynamic game teams across King, providing support and assistance in defining workflows and drive quality for key areas of the projects.

You will also be part of the wider Technical Art Community at King, a unique environment where we share and support each other to achieve our full potential.

Skills to Create Thrills

● Expert knowledge of one major 3D software packages (Maya preferred)

● Expert knowledge of 2D creation software (Photoshop)

● In depth knowledge of game engine workflows and a good understanding of real- time rendering processes and pipelines (experience with GLSL/HLSL)

● Excellent scripting ability (e.g. Pymel, Python API)

● Proven track record of both artistic and technical creativity with a real passion for solving problems

● Deep understanding of how to optimize games content for memory and performance

● Passion and drive to push visual quality or streamline workflows

● Experience in creating various game content (animations/modelling/etc)

● A proactive communicator, willing to give and receive constructive feedback

● Great organizational skills

● Proactive in learning and developing your skills

An online portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skills would be appreciated.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Unity3D or UE4

  • Understanding of GLSL or similar shading language

  • Experience of extending 2D software (Photoshop) via scripting

  • Previous experience from creating midcore and/or mobile games

  • Experience of creating AAA console or mobile titles

  • Experienced in working in an Agile / Scrum environment

  • Good Knowledge of typical development languages (C++, C#, Python)

  • Good knowledge of mathematics and physics (vector calculus, linear algebra)

Making the World Playful

When it comes to interactive mobile entertainment, we're pretty proud to be number one. We bring moments of magic to hundreds of millions everyday through games like Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way.

A Great Saga Needs Diverse Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you’re from, it’s all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

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Application needs to be in English.

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King in Barcelona

“Even if you came to Spain to try and become the next Messi, there may still be a job in Barcelona for you.”

Barcelona is energetic, avant-garde and has the self-confident swagger of an ever-growing city. Our Barcelona Kingdom fills 6 floors in the heart of the 22@ district – a district that’s at the centre of innovation in the city.

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Relocation Guide

Here at King, we know moving to another country is a life changing decision.

That’s why we’ve gathered everything essential in this easy-to-read-guide. This way you can enjoy your time fully when you get here – like rolling down the Ramblas, taking a siesta or finding your seat (out of 99.786) at Camp Nou.

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Art @ King

Stockholm 415


We see life in vivid full colour, crafting graphics and animations that seamlessly combine art and technology.

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