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2D UI Artist

Paradox Development Studio makes world-leading grand strategy games that our fans spends hundreds of hours in, and our artists make sure we do it in style! We are now looking for a talented UI Artist to join our art team in Stockholm!

You will be the bridge between our UX and 2D art team and be responsible for implementing wireframe designs into the game engine, making sure the UI look great and is accessible and easy to understand for the player.

Key Responsibilities

  • As an experienced UI/UX Artist on the team, you need to be equally passionate about creating good UX as well as appealing UI art.
  • Visual development of UI mockups to help establish UI style for various projects
  • You will work with variety of team members to design, create, implement and optimize UI assets.
  • There will be the opportunity to work on several different projects at once, each with their own style, so flexibility is key.
  • Maintain consistent style under the direction of the Art Director and carry out revisions as required
  • You will also contribute to the development of in-house UI tools and processes.

Requirements

  • Experienced UI/UX artist with the portfolio to prove it
  • Ability to produce both wireframes and final UI assets
  • Demonstrate good use of typography, composition and color
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills.
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator skills
  • Comfortable using English in spoken and written form

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects
  • Skills in CSS, Actionscript, Javascript and HTML.
  • A passion for the strategy game genre
  • Strong traditional art skills
  • Familiar with PDS games or RTS games

On a personal level, our ideal candidate is passionate about our games and good at solving problems and able to work independently. You are humble and take on small tasks with the same vigor as the you do the big, juicy tasks.

This is a great opportunity to have a huge impact on our best-selling strategy games. You will be a central member of the world's leading game developer for Grand Strategy games!

As part of the recruitment process, you may be asked to perform a test.

Practical information

Scope: Fulltime and permanent
Reports to: Art manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this. Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

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Stockholm

Västgötagatan 5
118 27 Stockholm Directions

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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