Art Director (fully remote)

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Art Director (fully remote)

Position

SOFTGAMES is the leading developer of the most popular Instant Games including the hyper social game “Bubble Shooter Pro” that became a global top grossing game on Facebook and is played by millions of people around the world every day. SOFTGAMES is a remote first company and the virtual home of 100 people from all over the world. We believe in proactive, independent teams with the freedom to take initiative, challenge the status quo, and with the mission to create fun, hyper social and everlasting Instant Games.


We are looking for an Art Director (f/m/x) to join our Berlin game studio remotely. 


In this role you bring deep passion for and experience with casual mobile game art. 

You will define the style and visual quality of our games, inspire others and give direction to your team of artists. You will work closely with our game artists across the different teams and function as a supportive art leader. 

You will not only direct artists and create concept designs, you will also dive into the details of a project from time to time -creating graphics and assets yourself. You understand typical technical constraints and you are familiar with the challenges in game development. You embrace these constrains and challenges as a frame for your art - not as a limiting restriction and you love to think outside of the box.


Your role:

  • You will foster a healthy culture in the studio which emphasizes craftsmanship, creativity, learning, open sharing and communication.
  • You will create concepts, characters, backgrounds and UI and you are not shy to be hands-on.
  • You will define and build standards and art pipelines that are robust in all terms of quality and technology.
  • You will guide HR and management with hiring & training game artists.


Your profile:

  • 5 years + of experience in the games industry in a leading art position.
  • A strong mobile games background.
  • You are passionate about creating, evolving and executing an artistic vision.
  • You have an excellent eye for detail and what world leading mobile games look like.
  • You are an outstanding artist - your portfolio will tell.
  • Exceptional communication in English and strong visual presentation skills.

Nice to have:

  • Background in classical animation and/or 3D.
  • Understanding of technical art.


Benefits

SOFTGAMES offers a competitive package, including:

  • Remote first - We have a flexible working setup. Either fully remote wherever you are or on-site in our modern office in central Berlin - You decide.

  • Flexible working hours - Structure your working hours to your needs. No crunch, no overtime!

  • Generous vacation regulation no matter where you are!

  • Home office allowance - Working from home but something is missing? We offer a budget to make your home office as productive as possible.

  • Further Training - Everyone at SOFTGAMES is offered training opportunities to strengthen their skills or learn something new!

  • Studio - We’re a remote-first company but also offer a super modern office with state-of-the-art tech, based in the center of Berlin.

  • Equipment - Choose between a MacBook Pro or Lenovo Laptop.

  • Meal allowances - A monthly budget is additionally granted to be spent for your lunches.

  • Wellness Benefits - Access to Virtual Yoga, Meditation, and more to stay healthy!

  • Monthly extra grant for home office electricity + internet costs.

  • Swag - Enjoy our stylish Hoodies, Bags, Mugs, etc.

  • Christmas gifts - A tradition of unique and rewarding Christmas gifts.

  • Epic company parties - Regular company parties to celebrate, including Carnival, Summer Party, Oktoberfest and Christmas Party.

  • Retreat - Every year the entire company gets together to learn, share ideas, focus on the future, and celebrate our successes. Our events in general are epic but our off-side Retreat is one of a kind.

  • Team events - We have regular Casual Fridays, virtual Game Nights, Pub Quizzes, Team lunches and much more

About SOFTGAMES

SOFTGAMES is the leading instant gaming company. We develop casual, truly social games that can be played instantly across all devices. Our hypersocial blockbuster game “Bubble Shooter Pro” became a global top grossing game on Facebook and is played by millions of people around the world every day. We partner closely with Facebook, Samsung and more to craft the next generation of instant games that billions of people can play together. SOFTGAMES is a remote first company and the home of 100 people from all over the world. We believe in proactive, independent teams with the freedom to take initiative, challenge the status quo, and with the mission to create fun and everlasting Instant Games.


At SOFTGAMES, we believe that different perspectives and background in our teams contribute to the quality of our work. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion / worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.


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