Technical Artist (Gaming)

Published on 20.08.2021

Technical Artist (Gaming)

Small Giant Games is one of the fastest growing mobile game companies in the world. We believe that small, skilled and independent teams can accomplish gigantic things. Our brand-new office is located right in the heart of downtown Helsinki, and hosts our awesome, international team of 50 people. We bring years of experience to the table, with a crew of top players in game development, software engineering and graphic design. We aim to give you gaming experiences you simply won’t forget – filled with fabulous characters, rich animations, and beautiful graphics. And we always focus on friends, bringing you social and multiplayer games you want to keep playing. Our top game, Empires & Puzzles, has some of the best metrics in the industry, and it has already reached the top 10 grossing positions in over 100 countries.

We are currently looking for a technically savvy artist to join the ranks of Small Giant Games. More specifically, as a Technical Artist, you will be a part of the core game development team, and you will have an important role in both development and design of new features for Empires & Puzzles. Check out the latest challenge event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9ek2Gi4mxE. You will work in close cooperation with game developers as well as other designers and animators. In the team, your main focus will be to draw new illustrations as needed and combine them with existing code and visual assets, making sure that both usability and overall user-experience are above and beyond a-w-e-s-o-m-e.

This is a unique opportunity to learn more about technical and visual aspects of game development. So, whether you have years of experience, or you’re enthusiastic, smart, and quick to learn – we’d love to hear from you!

We hope you have at least the following qualities:

  • Relevant educational background
  • At least some programming experience
  • An eye for great visuals and the talent to produce illustrations
  • A razor sharp mind and the ability to learn new things extremely quickly
  • A positive “can-do” attitude
  • Fluency in English

We consider as an asset:

  • Experience with Unity UI
  • Interest in video games, especially mobile games

Small Giant Games offers you the following and much, much more:

  • Exciting, fun – and successful – projects to work on.
  • Lots of power and responsibility.
  • Extremely talented and helpful colleagues. This is a once in a lifetime learning opportunity!
  • Office located conveniently in downtown Helsinki.
  • Competitive salary and other benefits.

In this position you will be employed directly by Small Giant Games.

Are you a technical artist at heart? Please submit your application letter and CV in PDF-format via aTalent’s application system by latest 05.09.2021. Please mention your salary request and possible starting date in your application documents. Moreover, to apply you must send a portfolio showing your talent in artistry. Nevertheless, note that the screenings will take place throughout the recruitment process and the position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found!

You can familiarize yourself with Small Giant Games here: https://www.smallgiantgames.com/. For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Operations Manager Mikaela Johansson (+358 50 351 2400, mikaela.johansson[at]atalent.fi).

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