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Technical Artist

Stockholm 415

Craft:

Art

Job Description:

Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at jobs.king.com. All applications should be made in English.

At King we are building graphically astounding 3D titles.

This new role, as a Technical Artist as part of the Marketing Studio, will be an essential link between Dev/ Production and Marketing.

Your role within our Kingdom

You will work closely with Artists, Producers, Marketers as part of an experienced team where both your technical skills and creative vision will shape the creative content will showcase the exciting features of upcoming games and live events of current ones. You will also be a key member of the creative process, drawing up ideas for new ways to design and communicate game concepts.

Responsibilities

  • Build close relationships with the internal game teams and provide general technical art support for the New Game Marketing art team.

  • Processing of artwork from the game project to traditional marketing pipeline.

  • We integrate existing artwork, fixing and tweaking where required.

  • Develop and maintain art production workflows and pipelines by writing scripts and tools to aid artists in the creation of content

Skills to create Thrills

  • Deep understanding of content pipelines for games

  • Strong Maya proficiency and a deep understanding of rigging and art creation workflows

  • Deep understanding of Unity

  • Experience working in the video games/advertising industry with knowledge of best practices in digital and traditional marketing.

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

  • Good artistic sensibilities and great attention to details

  • Versatile and willing to switch tasks based on the project’s need

  • Experience in digital content creation using tools such as Substance Painter, Substance Designer, and ZBrush

  • Comprehensive knowledge of rendering fundamentals, such as modelling, unwrapping/texturing/shading/surfacing, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering and pipeline tool development

Bonus Points

  • Proven experience in a marketing art team

  • Experience giving detailed feedback and communicate direction between both internal team and external partners

  • Strong understanding of marketing design and best practices

  • High understanding on web and mobile environment

  • To be able to succeed, you need to be a strong team player

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. 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. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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King in London

“If it’s a lunchtime battle on the foosball table you’re after, let’s hope you find the London job you’re looking for.”

Our Kingdom is in lively Soho, right in the heart of the West End in the centre of the city.  We’ve taken over four floors of the landmark Ampersand Building and turned them into a leafy hub (look out for the trees…) plus there’s a sweet terrace with inspirational city views.

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