Graphic Designer - maternity cover 8 months

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Spain
City:
Barcelona
Posted:
12-Apr-18
Company:
King.com
Job Ref:
12943


Graphic Designer - maternity cover 8 months

We are looking for a bold and distinctive Graphic Designer to our internal advertising agency, the Brand Creative Studio, a part of King's wider Marketing team. This positions is a backfill for a maternity leave and you are based in Barcelona.

Your role within our Kingdom

You'll be working with a wide variety of things at that includes producing marketing material for our games, campaigns and new game launches. You'll also design graphics for communication within King, merchandise for employees and much more. Your source material will most often be game graphics from our Art Directors at game teams and you'll usually work in close co-operation with them and the Brand Marketing team but also other stakeholders at King. As a part of a large company with a great bank of graphics you'll use existing material in the best way possible, but you'll also be required to create new illustrations occasionally. You are responsible for ensuring that all material produced follow brand guidelines for King and our games. You are a team player and enjoy working within a project group but are also comfortable with self-propelled day-to day work. You don't mind working at a fast pace and can handle swift changes with ease. You're versatile and prepared to tackle many different kinds of tasks, everything from challenging creative work to mass production.

Skills to create thrills

We assume that you have several years of relevant professional experience, but people of extreme talent will always be considered. These are the skills we're looking for:Production knowledge

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You have proven work experience as a Graphic Designer
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You have relevant education and/or work experience
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You have some experience of working within advertising, clients and campaigns
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You have an good understanding of the whole creative graphic design and production process from inception to delivery

Direction / Process / Ideation

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You take responsibility for maintaining the concept/theme/style throughout the project
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You support campaigns with creative input & graphic design
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You are able to drive and present projects to stakeholders

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You work independently on a day to day basis
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You take ownership and responsibility for your own quality of work
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You understand the needs of the organization and prioritize accordingly
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You keep yourself updated on brand guidelines
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You are a *Brand Design Expert for several games

Asset Creation

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Good illustration skills
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You efficiently create optimised content to a high standard
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You are able to adapt work to different styles
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You have good illustration skills
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You design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
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You have strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colors, fonts and layout
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You have a substantial interest in design and typography

Software knowledge

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You are skilled in Adobe Design software, i.e Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
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You have an understanding of basic 3D knowledge
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You use MS Office for day-to-day management

Basic

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Good verbal and written English skills with proven experience working in English speaking environment
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A portfolio showing your talent and flexibility

*Brand Design Expert (BDE)
For each game, both live and in playtest, we assign Brand Design Experts. The BDE's must be updated on the game, organise assets and have shared ownership of assets with game studio Art Director. BDE's should be invited to regular meetings with Art Director/Producer and the Brand Manager, in order to be updated on all aspects of the game. The purpose of having Brand Design Experts is to have designers with extensive knowledge of a specific game. The BDE must play the game, study the brand book and keep close dialogue with the Art Director, Producer and Brand Manager.

Tasty bonus skills

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A passion for our games
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UI/UX
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Basic 3D knowledge

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you're from, it's all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That's why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Want to join our Kingdom?

Application needs to be in English.

Apply now!

Contact Details:
King.com
Tel: .
Contact: The Recruitment Team
Email:

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