Marketing Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Marketing
Region:
USA
Area:
California
City:
Los Gatos
Posted:
08-Sep-16
Company:
Cryptic Studios
Job Ref:

Cryptic Studios is seeking a talented Marketing Artist with incredible graphic design skills and a genuine passion for games! You’ll be working in close collaboration with artists and stake holders on the development, community and marketing teams to gather, conceptualize and create compelling graphical assets catered specifically to our brands and target audiences. Your work will be featured online, within game launchers, on PC and major consoles.

We actively balance our work with the personal lives of our employees. At Cryptic, we hire the best and most talented people who love the work, the genre and the game.

Every day you could be:
• Creating digital key art, web banners, launcher images, landing pages and logos to support initiatives across multiple games
• Building and maintaining high-quality branding through consistent imagery and messaging
• Working closely with art, community and marketing teams to achieve visual and functional goals
• Using proprietary tools to scout, pose, capture and extract digital assets directly from games
• Building and maintaining a library graphical assets relevant to each game for quick response to marketing needs

What we'd like to see:
• 2+ years’ experience creating a wide range of digital marketing assets for a game company or creative agency
• Exceptional graphic design and art skills, including a solid understanding of color, composition, layout and typography
• Strong knowledge of graphic/visual/stylistic trends in art, film and games
• Mastery of Photoshop and Illustrator
• Ability to conceptualize and realize graphical assets from scratch
• Self-motivated, organized and able to deliver assets to multiple projects on time
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with internal and external counterparts
• Team-player, can-do attitude

Pluses:
• Experience working on modern PC or console game products
• Ability to use in-game tools to create screenshots and gather visual assets
• Basic HTML and CSS skills to support website updates, etc.
• Familiarity with front-end JavaScript, HTML5 and/or Flash
• Illustration, concept or 3D art proficiency
• Video capture/editing experience
• A genuine interest in playing games

Required application materials:
• Resume and cover letter
• Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating relevant artistic/design skills
• An art test may be required

Contact Details:
Cryptic Studios
Tel: 408-399-1969
Contact: Cryptic Studios
Email:

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