Game Artist

To ensure we stay ahead of our competitors and continue to build fantastic mobile casino games, which are enjoyed by millions of players, ELK Studios is now looking for a Game Artist 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.

About the position:

The Game Artist’s role is to create sketches and art assets, but also to polish art assets to a final release state. A typical work week can consist of:

  • Create a broad array of high-quality and polished graphical game and marketing assets with a good eye for composition, color, perspective, and lighting
  • Create concept art and storyboards
  • Create compelling compositions of text and images to present game features
  • Polish gameplay, animation, and marketing assets all the way to the final release state
  • Work closely with other artists, animators, and programmers to collaboratively build “best in class” slot games
  • Communicate and work together with the Art Director and Creative Director

Who you are!

We believe that you are a passionate artist with an eye for details and the urge and ideas for making the best gambling experiences ever! You are creative and innovative and aim to find solutions which maximize the game experience in relation to the technical limitations. You have the ability to follow the game’s visual style for all visual material produced throughout the game’s development. To thrive with us, you need to be a team player with a good ability to handle feedback and to work together with different disciplines.  You are self-driven, responsible and strive to constantly develop your skill and others. We work in small multidisciplinary teams with short development cycles and great joint commitment to the end product. It is therefore important that you are organized and solution-oriented with the ability to tackle challenges and solve problems with a strong sense of ownership and deliver on deadlines.

We believe that you have: 

  • Experience in a similar role in the gaming (or similar) industry 
  • Proficiency in Photoshop 
  • Excellent graphic design skills, including the effective use of color, composition and typography
  • Ability to adapt to a wide variety of different art styles
  • A good eye for layout
  • Fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing)

Valuable characteristics

  • Previous experience from the gambling industry
  • Understanding of core principles of animation
  • Skills in animation and visual effects 
  • Knowledge of After Effects and InDesign

We Offer
A place in a creative game studio that focuses on high quality. We believe that the best game is yet to come!

You will have an open minded and committed, team-working atmosphere with nice and talented colleagues. At ELK Studios, we thrive and develop together and see the value of being able to solve problems together. With us, you get to work together with your team on site at our brand new office in Stockholm City.

If this sounds like you, please apply to careers@elk-studios.com with the subject “Game Artist”. Include a link to your portfolio and CV. The ideal candidate should comply with all or most of the above and demonstrate excellent results in an artist test to be conducted. 

For questions or further information, contact Talent Acquisition Partner Vivian Alvebrand vivian.alvebrand@elk-studios.com or 076-130 76 44.

We will fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate, so send your application as soon as possible. We would love to hear from you, so do not hesitate to apply!