2D Artist (Toronto, ON, Canada) (f/m/x)

  • Game Development / Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Toronto, Canada

2D Artist (Toronto, ON, Canada) (f/m/x)


SOFTGAMES is looking for an experienced 2D Artist to join our Studio in Toronto, ON, Canada, who has professional experience working in-house, preferably within the games industry. If coming up with creative concepts, clear user interfaces and efficiently creating high-quality art assets is what you are passionate about, then this is the right job for you.

Reporting to the Product Manager, you’ll be working within a small cross-functional team, creating content for our casual games. You’ll receive the creative freedom to design assets and the opportunity to bring new ideas to the team.

**Qualified applicants will be expected to complete a graphics test. This is a full-time, permanent position. Please apply only if you have the right to work in Canada. We do not relocate / offer visa sponsorship for this position.

**Due to indeterminate circumstances of COVID-19, this position may initially be done remotely.

Your role:

  • Define and communicate the visual style in our casual games, and ensure the consistency of artwork production

  • Conceptualize, design and produce a wide range of 2D game art assets and support integration

  • Define a high-quality art style and consistent UI

  • Concisely communicating your ideas about improving screen flows and game features from the perspective of the user experience

  • Ensure that all the art is delivered to the developers in accordance to the project’s technical requirements

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working as a 2D Artist (preferable in the games industry)

  • Experience with UI Design

  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience in high quality visual decision-making and problem solving

  • Self-starter, experienced in managing own tasks from concept through completion

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in English

  • Passionate about games!

Nice to have:

  • Experience with 2D Animation and Visual Effects

What we offer:

  • We value your ideas & input! Take charge in your projects and see your ideas come to life
  • Join a spirited, inspiring, international and enthusiastic team
  • Work in a fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment
  • The chance to craft games for millions of monthly gamers
  • Flexible working-hours, remote work opportunity and flat company hierarchy


With offices in Berlin (HQ) and Toronto, SOFTGAMES is a leading developer of the most popular Instant Games for Facebook and the App Stores with tens of million users every month. We are on a mission to empower billions of people to instantly play great games together with their friends. To-date, more than 100 MM people have played our games on Facebook, including Cookie Crush, Solitaire Story, Mahjong Story, Space Invaders, Fish Story, Bubble Shooter or Candy Rain.

Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to your detailed application together with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.