Senior 2D Artist (f/m/x)

  • Studio
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior 2D Artist (f/m/x)


SOFTGAMES is looking for a full-time Senior 2D Artist (f/m/x) to join our Studio in Berlin, Germany, who has professional experience working in-house, preferably within the games industry. Reporting to the Game Producer, you’ll be working within a small cross-functional team to conceptualize, design and create clear user interfaces and high-quality 2D art assets for our mobile games on Facebook and the App Stores.

The ideal candidate for Senior 2D Artist position should possess a great eye for design, color, and composition, with a focus on game design and UI. He or she will also embrace challenge and growth, desire to learn new technologies and share them, thrives in a team environment, and possesses a confident, passionate, self driven attitude. 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 Game Artist test followed by an interview.

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

Your role:

  • See the product vision and share our obsession for making it more amazing every day
  • Define and communicate the visual style in our games, and ensure the consistency of artwork production
  • Create detailed briefings for external game artists and provide insightful feedback
  • Create beautiful characters, buildings, environments, and UI, from start to finish
  • Understand and empathize with the audience to create art they love
  • Work collaboratively with teams of artists, designers, quality controllers, and engineers

Your profile:

  • 3+ years of Graphic Design experience in the mobile games industry

  • Strong knowledge of user interface design and the ability to generate unique design ideas

  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite

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

  • Self-starter experienced in managing projects from concept through completion

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in English

  • Passionate about games!

Bonus skills:

  • Experience with 2D Animation and Visual Effects

We offer:

  • Working and living in Germany has many advantages as e.g. a high job security, great work-life balance and one of the best universal health care systems in the world! Further our Berlin team benefits from:

    • Visa: Our visa assistance service guides you through the whole process and helps with tips and tricks to get the approvals and your visa as fast as possible.
    • Relocation Support: We support your move to Berlin with e.g. flat hunting, paper work like local registration, setting up bank accounts etc.
    • Language classes: We pay your German lessons so you can order food auf deutsch very fast and go right up to perfecting your business vocabulary.
    • Further training: A personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops, etc.
    • Flexible working hours and home office: Productive hours differ individually. That’s why you're welcome to show up in the office whenever you're ready for it. Need to watch the kids or wait for a handicraftsman? No problem - we also offer the opportunity for home office.
    • Office: A super modern office with state of the art tech, based in the center of Berlin, quickly to reach from all destinations thanks to the excellent public transport connections.
    • Equipment: Choose between the latest MacBook Pro or Windows Laptops at your choice. Furthermore our office features the latest projectors, cameras, testing devices, monitors - you name it.
    • Fresh fruits, snacks and drinks: Enjoy fresh fruits, free coffee and a fully stocked fridge with cold Water, Juices, Coke, Club Mate, Beer etc. For the sweet-toothed we have snacks, chocolate and chips of course.
    • Epic company parties: Regular company parties to celebrate, including Summer Party, Oktoberfest, Christmas Party.
    • Team events: We have regular Casual Fridays, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes, Team lunches, Company breakfasts and much more …
    • Team spirit: Beyond our amazing parties and company events, the team further organizes activities themselves such as playing soccer together, a cooking group, a Japanese learning group, and much more.


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.