Do you have what it takes to lead an art team that creates mobile games, which gets millions of downloads?
Are you rooted enough in the Indian milieu to create art & visuals that will appeal to the mass market of Indian gamers?
This is your opportunity to lead the visual direction at Moonfrog, strive for the highest possible standards, and develop & maintain a world‐class art team!
Last year, the mobile games market in India had revenues of approx. $200 million, but the region is adding more than 100 million smartphone users a year, and they’re starting to play a lot of games. According to former game analyst Atul Bagga it could hit $3 billion by 2019.
In February 2016 FarmVille co-creator Mark Skaggs revealed he was joining Moonfrog to create great games and this month, Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital India invests $15M in Moonfrog Labs, taking the total raised amount to $16 million.
So, what’s on the cards for Moonfrog Labs in 2016 and beyond?
Tanay Tayal, founder of Moonfrog, told YourStory the newly raised capital will be used for hiring now talent and developing new genres of games in area of multi-player, action and strategy.
Tanay said “At Moonfrog, the new funding will be used to grow the team, on new game development, to supplement our cutting edge platform, and to build the strongest creative team in India and continue to execute on our bar of quality to support and craft high quality games for India. This means we want to hire 80-100 people over the next few months. This round is a big vote of confidence for the gaming industry in India. It allows us to provide jobs to the best talent in the country. We want to work with smart people who in turn want to work with a great and experienced team.” “We plan to focus on new game development across new game genres. We plan to grow the technology platform (backend, engines, analytics) as well along with the games and work towards strong distribution relationships”
Moonfrog Labs are seeking applications from the very best global talent and offer a unique opportunity to be a large part of our growth and success. More information and how to apply here: https://www.gamesjobsdirect.com/jobs/4441824/art-director.asp