Art Director

To ensure we stay ahead of our competitors and continue to build fantastic mobile casino games, which are enjoyed by over two million players so far, ELK Studios is now looking for an Art Director to join our studio in Stockholm. With your passion for breathing life into characters, creatures and objects you will help us evolve our games and ensure we develop amazing mobile casino games.

The Art Director role is to lead and guide the visual production of games, but also being responsible for the overall look of the games. It includes the following key responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Direct the visual style of games, communicate a clear vision for a game and direct a team of creatives to help execute that vision
  • Collaborate with other art directors to create, maintain and enforce usage of art and animation pipelines and processes
  • Take ownership of and perform onboarding and training of artists and animators
  • Secure high quality and accuracy of all art assets
  • Create concepts, designs and storyboards
  • Provide day-to-day guidance, direction and support to artists
  • Work closely with the game teams to in collaboration build best in class slot games
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business and project needs
  • Helping to develop the graphical pipeline, making recommendations and ensuring that the artists have the tools and support necessary to best achieve artistic objectives

Experience and skills

  • At least 5 years’ of experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge in Photoshop and After Effects
  • Creative and innovative to find solutions which maximize the game experience in relation to the technical limitations
  • Experience from game development
  • Understanding of core principles of animation
  • Good eye for layout
  • Self-driven, responsible and passionate about details
  • Ability to tackle challenges and solve problems with a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong passion for making the best gambling experiences ever
  • Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized with the ability to deliver on deadlines
  • Fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Located in Stockholm

Valuable characteristics

  • Previous experience from the gambling industry
  • Solution-oriented with an innovative and creative thinking
  • Pragmatic approach

We offer

  • A spot within a creative and high-quality focused Game Studio
  • An open workplace with unlimited possibilities to grow
  • A central located office at the top of Stockholm Central Station
  • Salary and benefits in line with market conditions

If this sounds like you, please apply to careers@elk-studios.com with subject Art Director. Include a link to your portfolio, CV and cover letter describing what makes you the perfect candidate. An art test may be required.

For questions or further information please contact Marie Zide 076 – 144 13 86.