Lead Artist (f/m)

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Kolibri Games
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Kolibri Games is a mobile games company based in Berlin. Our two Games, 'Idle Miner Tycoon' and 'Idle Factory Tycoon' have already reached 50 million global downloads.

We want you to be part of our grand vision of becoming the most player-centric games developer in the world and to help us build a world-class tech company on the way.

We offer an autonomous studio comprising of self-motivated teams in a fast decision-making environment, allowing you to be truly impactful and develop professionally.

Lead Artist (f/m)


- Mentor other members of the Art team for 'Idle Factory Tycoon'

- Implement effective processes to our Art pipeline

- Unify the visuals from our Art team

- Assist with Art team recruitment and career management

- Create 2D graphics for our mobile games

- Come up with creative ideas to improve our game

- Support the Art Team in creating multiple new marketing graphics (e.g. app icons)

- Provide and improve various concepts of graphical assets (e.g. characters and environments)

- Work closely with our developers, marketing department & community managers

Required Skills

- Strong drawing & illustration skills

- Very good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Experience with spine animations is a plus

- Highly motivated, fast and well-organised work approach

- Passion for games, especially mobile games

- Strong communication skills

- Experience with Unity 3D, Jira or Trello a plus

Why Join us?

- Team - A position in a driven and brilliant international team

- Rapid Development - An organisation truly dedicated to getting things done as fast and elegantly as possible

- Autonomy - We have a flat hierarchy and value people who take on responsibility, ownership and can contribute to our games from their first day

- Opportunity - We offer career progression, training and opportunities to impact a growing company. We regularly hire people with potential and have seen many interns and working students join us permanently

- Players - We're aiming to be one of the most player centric companies in the world. Working on a live game ensure your work is seen by millions and you will gather rapid feedback from the players

- Training - A personal learning budget of €1,000+ to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding classes

- Studio - A modern workspace with state of the art tech, based in Berlin

- Equipment - The newest technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time - you get a new one every 2 years

- Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge; Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc

- Health and Fitness - We pay €50 towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity

- Competitive Salary - We believe that top performance should receive top payment

- Profit Share - Full-time employees also get the chance to financially profit from our unique company share/stock option program

- Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin

- Parties - Regular company parties to celebrate, including Summer, Christmas and key company milestones

- Team Events - We regularly have events like bowling, BBQ's and Movie nights. This year we went to Tenerife for a company holiday!

- Wisdom and Waffles - Industry thought leaders join us to share their knowledge with the team

- Friday Celebrations - Company provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

Kolibri Games is a vibrant games company. We want you to be part of our grand vision of becoming the most player-centric games developer and to help us build a world-class tech company on the way.

At Kolibri Games you will be joining a diverse team with a wide variety of experience, skills and cultural backgrounds. Here everybody can bring in ideas that directly affect millions of players worldwide. We believe in people, in strong self-motivated teams, in fast decision-making and empowering you to take charge through a supportive, learning-friendly atmosphere.

We work in a flat hierarchy with the opportunity for everybody to weigh in, no matter how many years of experience you bring. Every employee takes over their own projects from the first day, which ensures quick learnings, ownership and skill development. Our main title is 'Idle Miner Tycoon', one of the three most successful idle games worldwide with more than 50 million downloads and seven figure revenue per month. In April 2018 we launched our second game, 'Idle Factory Tycoon', which achieved over 4 million downloads in its first month and is about to replicate the success of our first game.

Due to this being an international studio, English is the spoken language. So please do remember to apply for this role in English. Thank you.

Contact Details:
Kolibri Games
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Contact: Recruitment Team

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