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Lead 3D Artist (Candy Crush Soda)

Stockholm 415

Craft:

Art

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented 3d Lead Artist to join Candy Crush Soda Saga!

Your role within our Kingdom

You will join our team and work in our 3d team with all kinds of in- game content. You will work in an art hub closely with our amazing artists, where both your leadership skills and craft knowledge will help shape the future of Candy Crush Soda Saga!

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our Art Director to understand our product creative vision and help the team reach it

  • Work closely with our Art Producer and make time estimates about the art production

  • Continuously improve and revise best practices, processes and workflows and ensure that your team are setup for success in adopting those processes

  • Ensure that the team deliverables maintain top quality, conform to the styleguides and meet the technical requirements

  • Provide art feedback and sign off the deliverables

  • Actively contribute to meetings and discussions with feedback on the work being done and provide updates from stakeholders

Specific Skills

  • Strong communication skills and strong people skills

  • Experience with 3d modeling and animation in Maya

  • Experience leading an art team in the games industry 

  • A solid knowledge of the entire pipeline of 3d casual games art production from idea to finished implemented assets

  • Experience working with a game engine

Soda- licious bonus skills

  • Experience with VFX

  • Experience with rigging

  • Experience with rendering

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 need to be in English.
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