Senior Visual Development Artist


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Senior Visual Development Artist Location:Barcelona Functional Area:Games Studio Ref:1398 Senior Visual Development ArtistThirsty for new opportunities? We are looking for an especially skilled Senior Visual Development Artist to join our new Art Oasis in sunny Barcelona.   Your role within our Kingdom You will join our brand new Central Art Production Team and create artwork for a broad variety of live games, games under development and prototypes with different styles and genres. You will work with our studios across the Kingdom – London, Barcelona, Berlin, Stockholm, Malmö, Singapore, Shanghai and Seattle – as an extension of their teams to develop and deliver the next generation of King games. If you like constant challenge and variety this is the team for you!   Skills to create thrills   You bring relevant experience as a visual development artist with a demonstrable track record of creating world class characters and environments A creative person with a passion for games and other creative media Great skills in illustration, hand drawing and the ability to demonstrate strong visual design through a broad range of styles and themes An amazing eye for composition and colour You know how to generate ideas and have the willingness and ability to inspire and mentor others Adept at using Adobe CS package but equally able to use the real world pencil as well Good communication and organizational skills   A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.   Tasty bonus skills Knowledge of storyboarding and visual storytelling Experience working in an agile project environment Previous experience from creating casual and/or mobile games   Life at King We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That's how we stay creative.   Want to join our Kingdom? Please apply in English and don’t forget to share your portfolio with us. The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great Saga needs all kinds of champions– that’s why we hire all sorts of talent!   Loading... html { overflow-y: scroll; }Close mapLocationBarcelonaAvinguda de Josep Tarradellas, 123, 08029, Barcelona, Spain, 08029Loading...Open In Google Maps function setupBlock_JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap() { removeBlockOverlay('JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap'); $('#JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap_pageBlock').find('.mapBlock, .GoogleMapsButton').click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); var addressDiv = $('#JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap_pageBlock .locationAddress:visible'); var longitude = addressDiv.find('.longitude').val(); var latitude = addressDiv.find('.latitude').val(); var domainSuffix = 'com'; if (addressDiv.text().indexOf(' UK,') > 0) { domainSuffix = ''; } var url = '' + domainSuffix + '/maps/place/' + latitude + '+' + longitude + '/@' + latitude + ',' + longitude + ',14z';, 'googlemaps'); return false; }); } if (typeof $ !== 'undefined') { $(document).ready(function() { setupBlock_JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap(); }); } /* Script Blocks - JobDescriptionMap_BigVacancyMap */ function initBigVacancyMap() { $('#BigVacancyMap').load('/vacancy/senior-visual-development-artist-barcelona/1416/description/ajaxaction/getlargermap/?pagestamp=d1fcc904-f8b4-4ddb-b3f7-2b459e6abe31&locationid=70'); }

About King


  • Entertainment

  • Privately Held

  •  London, United Kingdom

  • 1001-5000 employees

  • 2003

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games.

We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. Our franchises include Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch. We have 340 million average monthly unique users, as of second quarter 2015, across web, social and mobile platforms. 

At King, we design games with a broad appeal, which allow people to play for a moment, then move on with their day and pick up their game later. Our games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time and on any device. For us, this is encapsulated in the idea of bitesized entertainment. 

King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Seattle, along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.

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