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Senior Production Artist – Full time

Job Title Senior Production Artist – Full time
Job Description Mobile Deluxe is currently seeking an amazing Senior Social Game Artist to make impactful and creative contributions to our future game products. As a Senior Artist at Mobile Deluxe you will be responsible for creating concepts and fully produced game assets in a range of game styles and on multiple game platforms.
Responsibilities
  • Create excellent, high quality art assets that include Concepts, In-game Assets, User Interface, and Presentation Art
  • Creatively participate in production and art team meetings
  • Must have the ability and flexibility to receive and implement constructive feedback and art direction swiftly and effectively
  • Independent and proactive, a Senior Artist is expected to resolve issues on their own and/or seek out solutions with an appropriate team member
  • A Senior Artist must be a capable resource in the subjects of art, technical processes, art styles, and painting/drawing techniques
  • A Senior Artist is expected to produce art assets efficiently, and accurately (as per tech requirements).  The Senior Artist should set the bar for quality, creativity, and efficiency, for all art team members that are not yet Senior Artists
  • A Senior Artist is flexible and can easily and eagerly take on special and/or urgent assignments as needed
Basic Qualifications
  • 3-5 years of experience in Social Game Art Development with creative contributions in 3 or more of the following skillsets: UI, backgrounds, characters, props, animation, and concept art
  • 2+ Social Games currently in the App Marketplace
  • Expert skills in Photoshop
  • Excellent vector Art skills within Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or Flash
  • Able to adhere to tight deadlines and follow direction, technical processes and schedules
  • The Senior Artist portfolio should illustrate a strong foundation in traditional art skills such as storyboarding, drawing and/or painting
  • Formal college education equivalent preferred
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with 3D in 3DSMax or Maya
  • Experience with production programs like Jira and Source Safe
  • Familiar with the practices of SCRUM
  • Experience with a cartoony and playful graphic style
Portfolio Content The website portfolio of a Senior Artist should have quality examples in the following categories:

  • Screenshots with written explanation of the specific artist’s contribution for each image
  • Concept art in various styles from realistic to cartoony.  This can and should include rough sketches and final sketches.  It may also include supporting storyboards and/or animatics
  • User Interface art with any supporting preliminary sketches that illustrate the troubleshooting process
  • As an extra bonus please submit any 3D models and indicate the software used. Please submit images that show wireframe, textures, and final renders
Personality Requirements At Mobile Deluxe, we’re a happy group. We want to find people that fit in with our group, not just with our job description. If you excel in your chosen area of expertise, you are happy, easy-going, hard-working, and great to work with, then we’d love to talk with you!   You will be thrilled to find that we are all those things, too!
Location  Santa Monica, California- Two blocks from the sunny, warm beach.