Paradox Development Studio Red makes world-leading grand strategy games that our fans spend hundreds of hours in. We’re now looking for a 2D UI Artist to join the Victoria 3 development team in Stockholm.
You will be the bridge between our UX and 2D art team, and be responsible for implementing the UX wireframe designs into the game engine, making sure the UI looks great, and is accessible and easy to understand for the player.
You will help develop the overall look of our UIs with a meticulous eye for detail, high quality artwork and strong knowledge of UX. You will work closely with the Art Director in shaping the overall vision for our game, and be a driver for visual improvements and accessibility.
You will collaborate closely with UX and content designers to ensure cohesive execution of UIs that are easily digested by new players.
You will also help craft our game art by creating UI elements, art assets, art styles and supporting artwork that our games may require. You will have the opportunity to work with animation and bring original and modern takes on UI.
1-3 years of experience creating user interfaces from concept, through prototype to final
Strong knowledge of UX to facilitate collaboration with our UX team.
Proven skill in creating high quality modern UI art from scratch
Articulate in contextualizing decisions, communicating ideas and giving feedback
Comfortable using English in spoken and written form
A passion for history and the strategy game genre
A good eye for typography, composition and color
Strong traditional art skills
Experience with motion graphics software such as After Effects
3D experience in e.g. Blender or Maya
General scripting skills and basic programming experience
You will be a central member of the team and will work together with our talented artists on defining the road ahead for Victoria 3. This is a great opportunity to have a huge impact on our upcoming title!
As part of the recruitment process, you may be asked to perform a test.
Scope: Fulltime and permanent
Reports to: Art Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm
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.
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