Artist

GameHouse Canada

March 27, 2014

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at
http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/11177

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Company Overview: 

At GameHouse, we believe it’s good to game! As the largest developer, publisher, and distributor of casual games, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including online, download, smartphone, tablets, and leading social networks. We also power some of the world’s most popular game destinations including www.gamehouse.com, www.zylom.com, and www.atrativa.com.

Our GameHouse Canada studio, located in spectacular Victoria B.C., is dedicated to making fun and rewarding social games that connect players with their friends and families. Our top-rated games on Facebook and Google+ include Adventure Slots, Let’s Make A Deal, Collapse! Blast, UNO® Boost, and more.

Job Summary: 

We are looking for an artistic wizard to join our GameHouse Canada studio to build blockbuster social games on Facebook. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a talented Game Artist, with strong creative skills, to join the front lines of the social gaming revolution.

The ideal candidate should be experienced in designing and developing art assets for games including the creation of original characters, backgrounds, animations and effects. They should be versatile and comfortable working in a broad range of visual styles and themes. Candidates should be eager to take ownership and drive the look and quality of the game from conception to completion.

Do you live to game? Then we’d love to hear from you!

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience with Flash game art development.
  • Expert-level 2D design and animation ability, as it pertains to games.
  • Experience working with Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash.
  • Strong understanding of the effective use of color and composition.
  • A portfolio of work that can be viewed on-line. This portfolio should include both production and concept work.

Preferred

  • BFA in Digital Art, Traditional Art or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Graphic design and layout skills, as it pertains to user interfaces and interactivity.
  • Social gaming experience, as it pertains to casual MMOs, Facebook, etc.

Candidates not currently located in Victoria must be willing to relocate.

How To Apply: 

Please submit your application at the following link: https://hire.jobvite.com/Jobvite/job.aspx?j=oFQoYfwB&b=n3juLmws

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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