Paradox Development Studio makes world-leading grand strategy games that our fans spend hundreds of hours in, and our artists make sure we do it in style! We are now looking for a skillful UI Artist to join our Hearts of Iron team in Stockholm!
As a UI Artist you will be working with the Art Director/Lead Artist to create and implement high quality UI/2D art for our GSG games.
Cooperate together with your leads to develop and plan for the right look and feel of our UI.
Creating various UI elements, icons, event images (illustrations), and other supporting 2D artwork that our games may require.
Implement and optimize UI assets for use in the game engine.
Work with animation and bring UI elements alive.
Work with Content Designers and Programmers to keep design intentions in mind while maintaining consistent art quality.
Portfolio showing good hand painting skills.
Demonstrated good use of typography, composition, and color.
Moderate scripting skills.
Knowledge of creating user interfaces from concept, through prototype to final.
Knowledge of UX to facilitate collaboration with our UX team.
It would be great if you had a passion for the strategy game genre and a strong interest in game development. Additional skills like familiarity with After Effects and 3D software would be a bonus but not essential.
As part of the recruitment process, you may be asked to perform a test.
Some of our benefits include:
If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude, and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.
At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We, therefore, encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.
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)
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
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”
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)
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:
- GET SHIT DONE
About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. We have offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden. We work with renowned distributors world wide and are present on all major digital download portals. We share a passion for gaming and gamers and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of gameplay to our growing 2 000 000 + member community.
Art·Stockholm - Studio Gold
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