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Marketing Artist

THE ROLE

Utilising a strong range of generalist skills and experience, the candidate we’re looking for is able to create a wide variety of polished content across a broad range of projects. They will be skilled in both 2D art production (for use in print and digital), and the creation of video content, such as showreel materials, marketing videos, dev diaries and-the-like. Their skillset needs to include the manipulation of completed art assets; raw asset creation; 3D scene composition, lighting & rendering; graphic design; compositing and video editing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creation of 2D assets to support our product and studio marketing – both physical prints and digital media.
  • Creation of video assets for in-game use, community sharing, trailers, studio promotion, and more.
  • Working with in-engine tools to capture game footage and screenshots.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Stellar portfolio and/or showreel showing off all of your flair.
  • Demonstrable mastery of composition, colour and timing.
  • Expert level in video editing software and associated plugins (such as for VFX creation), ideally Adobe After Effects.
  • Expert level in a 3D package to set up scenes for rendering. This may include the need to set up materials for rendering, light scenes, pose rigged characters, applying pre-made animations, set up basic bespoke animations, create multi-pass renders, etc.
  • Able to work at a professional level in 2D software (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator etc).
  • Up-to-date understanding of pipelines for content creation within a games environment.
  • Instinct for creating content to be used in a wide range of consumption points, including web, stores, events and social media.
  • Solid understanding of the content requirements for social media.
  • High level of communication; able to liaise with internal departments as well as represent the company with external partners.
  • Creative mind with a proven ability to innovate. A desire to push expectations and strive for the best.
  • Ability to create well-organised and tidy files.
  • Ability to take direction and deliver to a brief, often working in an iterative way.
  • Ability to plan and estimate timescales and reliably deliver against these.
  • Solid knowledge and enthusiasm for video games, as well as wider contemporary media.

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of Unity_ 
  • Experience in a similar role within the games industry
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills
  • Traditional art portfolio

About Mediatonic

Mediatonic is a one of the UK's largest independent game makers with around 150 exceptionally talented and seriously hardworking people who devote their careers to crafting awesome original games.

We produce around three new titles every year and deliver them to millions of players with backing from the UK’s top industry veterans and carefully selected partners.

You’ll find our games on Smartphones, Console and PC platforms being enjoyed by millions of people all over the world!

Working with us

Above all, we take pride in crafting games that challenge and inspire us and we invest in technology that will keep us at the forefront of the industry.

We hire experts to take on the biggest creative and technical challenges we can get our hands on and we invest in our people for the long term.

Working in an ambitious teams we strive to create an open, down-to-earth workplace.

Our studios are based in the heart of central London, Brighton and Madrid and all have their own games rooms and fully stocked fridge.  You’ll find plenty of social events and activities during and outside of work time including game and pizza nights, game jams, tech talks, pub trips and office lunches. 

Applying for this role

We receive thousands of applications every year.  As a small recruitment team we try our very best to respond to everyone that applies but we don’t always get this right. We know how hard it is to find the right role and we’re very grateful for every application that we receive.

Here’s some advice when applying to Mediatonic…

A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about is essential to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

Candidates will most often be assessed on the strength of their portfolio and previous work so make sure you provide links and examples wherever you can.

Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic with at least one member of our recruitment team. 

By applying to this role you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below:

Mediatonic collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Mediatonic’s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, we may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including, for example, setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

Mediatonic does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, being a parent company and having studios in multiple locations, Mediatonic has international sites and uses resources located throughout the world. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Mediatonic group of companies, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Mediatonic with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area.

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