2D/3D Artist Needed for Social / Mobile Games Studio In London, Soho

Overview
Mediatonic is an award winning independent games developer based in Soho, London and Brighton. We’re passionate about creating original games that bring millions of people together.
We work across a range of different digital platforms, building connected experiences for partners such as Adultswim, Disney, Nickelodeon, Microsoft, SEGA, Sony, Nintendo, EA, Pixar, Universal and Warner Brothers. In addition to this, we design and publish our own games such as “Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess” and “Whos That Flying?!”.
Here at Mediatonic, artwork plays a huge role in our development process and adds style and substance to our games. In this role, you’ll be designing and producing artwork that makes an impression and impact, giving our games a true personality and a life of their own.
Responsibilities include:

[=left]Design and define visually striking art styles for our games
[
=left]Rapidly create concept art for pitches and prototypes
[=left]Delivering content on schedule and within technical limitations
[
=left]Concept, design and create original game characters, backgrounds and worlds
[=left]Create high quality production art assets, animation and UI for use in games
[
=left]Collaborating with the art and design teams to ensure direction and quality requirements are aligned and met

Requirements
We are looking for an exceptionally skilled 2D & 3D artist with an impressive portfolio. Other requirements are outlined below.

[=left]2-3 Years experience within the games industry in the same or similar role
[
=left]Excellent design skills, including effective use of colour, form and composition
[=left]Experience with 3D modelling, texturing, rigging and animation within the constraints of mobile platforms
[
=left]Solid understanding of usability and user interfaces
[=left]Good working knowledge of 2D & 3D illustration
[
=left]Understanding of low and high poly character/environment modelling
[=left]Expert experience with tools such as 3DSMax/Maya/Blender/Photoshop/Illustrator/Flash
[
=left]Understanding of the technical aspects of art production for digital platforms
[*=left]A passion for playing and making games!

Working at Mediatonic
Designing and building Super Awesome games is our mission. We hire experts in every field related to games and like to take on the biggest challenges and projects we can get our hands on.
Our working environment and culture is hugely important to us at Mediatonic. Our offices are based in the heart of central London and Brighton, we have relaxed, open working environments with games rooms and fully stocked fridges.
We run a number of social events and activities during and outside of work time including:

[=left]Monthly Game Jams: Teams come together and attempt to make a game in 3 hours with the help of lots of pizza and beer.
[
=left]Game nights: Board game nights where we try new weird and wonderful board games
[=left]Work outings: Weekly pub trips after work in Brighton & Soho. Sometimes we even go to Nandos.
[
=left]Company lunches: Regular lunch outings on the company in restaurants across London and Brighton.

Applying for this role
This role is hugely competitive and we receive a LOT of applications. Think about how you can make your application stand out from the rest – draw us a picture or send us something special! A big part of this role is communicating ideas visually - we want you to demonstrate your imagination and artistic ability.
Successful applications will usually receive an art test to complete before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic with several members of our team. Please send over your contact details, cover letter and link to your portfolio to [email protected]