Outplay - Senior 2D Artist/Animator


Senior 2D Artist/Animator

About

Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in Scotland. Currently celebrating our 5th year, our studio is a global leader in developing, publishing and distributing digital interactive entertainment for smartphones, tablets, and social networks. We have a colorful portfolio of innovative casual and mid-core titles such as Angry Birds POP, Alien Creeps TD, Bubble Genius, Crafty Candy, Mystery Match and many more!

Outplay is an extremely ambitious company, in almost 5 short years we have gone from 2 founders to the team size of over 120 that we have today. We have released 13 titles which have generated over 58 million downloads to date.

Working at Outplay offers a progressive culture, leveraging each success onto the next.
This kind of trajectory is incredibly exciting to be a part of. Our teams don’t just join us for their next role they join us to be a part of our journey.

Each product is developed and owned by the team; they drive the development, design, and creative direction of the products in coordination with our directors, marketing, and analytic's teams so we offer a real hands-on experience. 

The Opportunity

We are looking for talented Senior Artists with strong animation skills to join our highly talented Art team. 

Working within an ambitious project team, you will apply your creative, technical art skills and flair to create fun, addictive games with visually compelling and distinctive designs.

Our Senior Artists establish and maintain the creative vision for our portfolio of games, producing concept sketches, illustrations and production artwork/animation in a variety of styles as well as developing and managing asset pipelines.

We are looking for candidates with several years of digital illustration and/or 2D/3D animation experience and a demonstrable flexibility in style ranging from cheerful, cartoon illustration to more detailed, grittier artwork.

Desired Talent 

  • Expert knowledge of art production and tools including Flash, Spine, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ready to adapt in a rapidly changing, fast-paced creative environment
  • Able to take direction well and, as required, constructively provide direction and guidance to others
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities, collaborate and excel in small team environments
  • Solid knowledge of, primarily, 2D art production and tools including Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator however strong 3D skills are a big plus 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to take direction well and, as required, constructively provide direction and guidance to others
  • Knowledge of current mobile, Facebook and casual games and passion and vision to help craft the next generation of social mobile games
  • Ability to contribute to visual design of game
  • Experience with Unity
  • Mentoring skills to assist with skill development and mentoring of internal artists
  • Contribute to visual design of game
  • Experience developing art for online, mobile, casual and/or social games
  • Understanding constraints and potential of technology

The job is based in Dundee, Scotland.

Apply here.