Overview

Link to apply: https://igg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=250

 

Position: 2D Character Artist

Game Project: Join our talented team to work on a 2D mobile game!

Report to: Art Lead

Hiring Level: Experienced

Start Date: Feb. 2024
Contract length: Permanent with 3-month probation
Location: Vancouver 5 East 8th Ave.; At Office

 

Experienced
Compensation

$55,000 – $80,000 annually

Hiring Processes:

1. Resume & Showreel/Portfolio review
2. Art Test: Demonstrate your skills
3. Interviews: Get to know our team and discuss your experience
4. Offer: Join us and make a difference in the gaming world

 

 

 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Animation, or a related field.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a 2D Character Artist, with a strong portfolio showcasing character design proficiency.
Skills:
Proficient with Photoshop, Painter, or the equivalent for digital concept creation.
Solid understanding of anatomy, proportion, and facial expressions.
Ability to create visually appealing and unique characters based on project requirements.
Strong knowledge of color theory and the ability to apply it effectively.
Creativity: Demonstrated creative and artistic abilities with a keen eye for detail.
Collaboration: Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and adapt to art style guidelines.
Adaptability: Comfortable adapting to various art styles and project requirements.
Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate and present artistic ideas.
Initiative: Self-motivated with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Character Design: Create visually stunning and original 2D character designs aligned with project requirements and art direction.
Concept Art: Develop detailed character concept art, including variations and expressions, to guide the 3D modeling team.
Collaboration: Work closely with art directors, animators, and other team members to ensure the seamless integration of characters into the game or animation.
Feedback Incorporation: Receive and incorporate feedback from team members and stakeholders to refine character designs.
Style Consistency: Maintain consistency in art style throughout the project while contributing creatively to enhance the overall visual experience.
Research and Development: Stay updated on industry trends, tools, and techniques related to 2D character art, and implement new methods to improve workflow and quality.
Meeting Deadlines: Ensure timely delivery of high-quality character assets within project deadlines.
Documentation: Maintain documentation of character design processes and assets for reference and future projects.

 

What We Offer:

Comprehensive benefits after 3 months including health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
18 days of accrued paid Vacation + Sick Days.
Reimbursement for Active Living Benefits and Training/Development fees after 3 months.
Dependent/Child Benefits.
Paid Holiday Closure between Christmas & New Year’s week.
Paid Statutory holidays.
RRSP matching after 1 year.
Monthly Commuter Allowance after 3 months.
Monthly team lunches.

 

Perks:

On-site car and bike parking.
Work hours: 10 am to 6 pm with 1 hour paid lunch.
On-Site Foosball table, table tennis, basketball game machine & pool table.
On-Site Gym.
Casual Dress Code.
Gifts for employee’s children.
Snacks and drinks provided.
Festival Bonus/Gifts.
Referral Bonuses.

 

Join our team and be a key player in bringing our imaginative characters to life!

About IGG.COM CANADA INC.

IGG Canada is a premium mobile game and video production studio located at 5 East 8th Ave. Vancouver, Canada.

 

With spectacular views of the downtown skyline, coastal mountains, and English Bay, our new studio is spacious, high-tech, and inspiring. IGG Canada is a division of IGG (I Got Games), a global interactive digital entertainment company that specializes in the development and operation of Mobile Games. Established in 2006, IGG was founded with the aim of becoming a leading multiplayer game publisher and developer. The company has rapidly expanded its global operations, through strategic partnerships with popular gaming platforms such as Facebook, iOS, Amazon, Google Play, Kongregate, and many others. IGG currently operates studios in China, Philippines, Singapore, the U.S., and Canada (opened in 2013).If you're passionate about creating mobile games that reach millions of players around the world and are interested in becoming an integral member of our Canadian team of superheroes, we want to hear from you!