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Technical Artist

Stockholm 415

Craft:

Art

Job Description:

We are looking for a Technical Artist as part of the Candy Crush Studio which will be an essential link between Developers and Production.

Your role within our Kingdom

You will work closely with Game Artists, UI designers and Producers as part of an experienced team where both your technical skills and creative vision will shape the creative content and showcase the exciting features of upcoming games and live events of current ones. You will also be a member of the Technical Art global community.

Responsibilities

  • Build close relationships with the internal game teams and provide general technical art support for the Candy Crush Studio.
  • Support and assist Game/UI Artists with technical problems in their day- to- day work.
  • Processing of artwork from the game project to game engine (Fiction Factory) 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 and art creation workflows
  • Strong proficiency in art workflow tooling 
  • Both artistic and technical creativity with a passion for solving problems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of rendering fundamentals, such as modelling, unwrapping/texturing/shading/surfacing, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering and pipeline tool development
  • Efficient skills with coding in multiple languages such as: Python, Rust, GLSL.
  • Versatile and willing to switch tasks based on the project’s need
  • Great communication skills and service minded
  • Experience giving detailed feedback and communicate direction between both internal team and external partners
  • Good artistic sensibilities and great attention to details

 Bonus Points

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

  • Experience working in the mobile games industry

  • Good understanding of game design and best practices

  • Good understanding of mobile environment

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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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