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Art Director (Battle Studio)

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018
  • Espoo

Are you an artist passionate about making chart topping games, creating great looking, player friendly and consistent mobile art that delight our players? Awesome, we at the Rovio Finland are looking for a talented Art Director to help us with current and upcoming titles.

We invision someone whose creative output makes our team and players go bananas. You need a portfolio demonstrating your skills in 2D and 3D, visual development and most importantly, a bottomless passion for excellent game art. You will building and leading our art team as well as working closely with designers and programmers to create unforgettable experiences for our players.

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
Sophie Vo
Executive Producer
"Ownership and growth are important in my work and I feel Rovio has been a great environment for that."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Skills & Requirements

What you’ll take under your wings:

  • Develop the visual style and overall look for our games

  • Create beautiful characters, buildings and environments to be rolled out into the game

  • Visualize concepts and ideas for future releases

  • Understand the target audience in order to develop the characters and environment they will embrace and love

  • Contribute artwork ideas for marketing and community management

  • Build a team of world-class talented game artists like yourself

You'll fit in our flock if you have:

  • Capable of independently creating concept sketches and final renderings / tweaks and animation

  • Proven experience with 3D software e.g. Maya / 3DS Max

  • Ability to create a variety of quality 3D art, with a passion for bright cartoony characters

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Flash

  • Experience with Unity

  • Demonstrate pride and responsibility in your work when given the freedom to work independently

  • Proactive approach to building games. You're not only interested in perfecting the visuals but the game experience as a whole

  • Appreciation of User Interface design

What you get when you join us:

  • We give you the best support we can, we help you grow and achieve your professional goals

  • We do have fun! We are a family-like community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious

  • You will get to work in truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together

  • Great opportunity to work with top talent in the gaming industry!

  • Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, gym, sauna and more

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

About the company

Rovio is a Finnish, games-first entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, that has been downloaded 4B times since 2009, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theaters in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content. Rovio’s operations are divided into two business units, Games and Brand Licensing.

Dan Shiel | Hiring Manager

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