Location: Toronto

Artiste Marketing / Animateur(trice)

Game Hive
  • Entreprise:

    Game Hive

  • Type: Temps plein
  • Ville:

    Toronto

  • Expérience de travail: Junior
  • Date de publication: 16 nov. 2018

Description de la compagnie

Game Hive is building a new generation of casual mobile games. A people-and-fun-oriented studio, we are dedicated to creating games that tap into the interests of anyone and everyone! At Game Hive, we look towards innovation, invention and all-around epic-ness in not only our games, but also the people behind them. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company, alongside a veteran team, working on some of the most popular titles in the mobile space.

Sommaire du poste

The Hero Profile
 
The Marketing Artist / Animator will be creating animated trailers, motion graphics and eye-catching design content for our games that reach millions of players every day. The ideal candidate has a strong sense of storytelling in both creative and business perspectives through multimedia content. You’re committed to your craft and know that your graphics and video wizardry can showcase Game Hive at the next level.
 
What you’ll be doing
 
  • Create key marketing and production-based materials such as animated game trailers, promotional videos and other content as needed
  • Interpret creative briefs and articulate concepts, and translate ideas into visually compelling videos and designs
  • Communicate concepts to directors, programmers and the marketing team via moodboards, links, sketches and proposals before commencing on design and production
  • Edit game cinematic scenes and storytelling content as needed
  • Design posters, graphics and other solutions that meet marketing objectives and brand standards (e.g. social media, web, advertisements, event banners, blog etc.)
  • Utilize exceptional design, layout and diverse tools to create compelling digital content to promote our catalogue of games.
  • Take ownership for projects and self-produce/direct when necessary
  • Work within the established art, technical, visual and physical parameters in accordance to game design & concept
  • Strategize with cross-functional creatives and marketing stakeholders
 
What we’re looking for

Essential skills and qualifications include:
 
  • 2-4 years of experience in video editing, 2D animation & motion design software, hardware and techniques for a consumer brand
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a graphic design, arts or animation discipline
  • Mastery of one (or more) animation and video editing packages/software (e.g. After Effects, Final Cut, Sketch, ToonBoom, Adobe Flash)
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.)
  • Strong portfolio of multimedia content, including animated videos and digital or print marketing graphics
  • Proven experience working with style guides and moodboards
 
You are...
 
  • A storyteller at heart! You can pitch and communicate not only through written and verbal means, but through creative & engaging mediums as well
  • Collaborative and eager to flesh out varying ideas into your designs
  • Able to work creatively in a fast-paced environment under fast deadlines
  • Exceptional ability to communicate ideas through verbal, written and visual means
  • Enthusiastic and excited about games!
 
Plusses - good to have, but not required!
  • Experience in Basic Expressions, Particles, Post Effects would be an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Unity3D
  • Cinematography experience
  • Previous experience in a start-up environment
 
Perks

What it means to be a part of the Hive
  • Valued ideas & input: you will be frequently asked to take charge in your projects and you will see your ideas come to life
  • Receive a competitive salary and bonus
  • Receive a comprehensive benefits package
  • Gain experience using top-quality marketing and design resources
  • Work in a fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment
  • Regular paid team lunches, events, and other fun socials!
  • Work in a central office location with all the (healthy, and sometimes not-so healthy) snacks & drinks you can consume
 
Join the Hive

Get with us! Apply & don’t forget to include:
  • Your resume in PDF format
  • A link to your portfolio that demonstrates your ability to great animation trailers and additional graphic design material
 
This is a full-time permanent position in our Toronto head office, located at 22 Adelaide Street West. Game Hive puts heavy value in diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please make it clear within your cover letter. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.
 
Game Hive

Founded in 2009, Game Hive is a leading developer of mobile games for iOS and Android, with more than 120 million total downloads to date. We are passionate about making fun and rewarding games for everyone to enjoy. Our most popular games include the Tap Titans, Beat the Boss and Antrim Escape series (and many, more!).

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