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Illustrator Graphic Designer


Why choose Digital Extremes?

Ingenuity, diligence, highly skilled, specifically trained. With stealth precision, this team of ninjas have infiltrated the F2P market. Can we control the natural elements, shape shift or walk on water? Hell no. But we can develop kick-ass videogames. We are masters of our own weaponry. What is your superhuman skill? Do you have what it takes to join this elite team? Bring it. Recruiting now. 

Illustrator Graphic Designer

Department:
Marketing\PR
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
London, ON
Min Exp:
3 Years

We’re looking for someone with an amazing ability to create marketing art. You love drawing and illustrating and can bring art from an idea to a polished piece of key art that can be hung up in Times Square or showcased to represent our games on PlayStation or Xbox. You can embellish existing images and elevate a screenshot taken from in-game into something powerful, engaging and high quality. You can work with motion graphics/web designers who will utilize your artwork in other creative ways. You also have a great eye for design and layout to take a piece from concept to final.

Responsibilities:
● Create original and imaginative artwork for marketing materials that will inspire the team and the community
● Work closely with the Multimedia Manager and Marketing team to understand the creative directions to then translate into effective advertising visuals
● Contribute innovative and original ideas to keep pushing the marketing materials further
● Be a self-starter to work fast against tight deadlines with quality end results
● Actively participate in the feedback loop including accepting feedback from and providing feedback within the marketing team
● Strong and dedicated work ethic, self-direction and artistic vision, quality driven
● Multitask effectively, prioritize competing demands, and follow up on outstanding tasks with an eye for detail

Qualifications:
● A Portfolio that demonstrates excellent illustration skills showcasing your knowledge of perspective, anatomy and life drawing
● Your ability to handle and adapt to a wide range of artistic styles
● Highly skilled with Photoshop and Illustrator (willing to get other software if needed and will work within the flow of the other programs used)
● Strong understanding of lighting, composition, color theory, and atmosphere
● Must be able to work within an established art style
● Exemplary oral and written communication skills
● Willingness and aptitude to learn new techniques and best practices
● Have a genuine enthusiasm and interest in video games
● Proficient in using a Wacom Tablet or Cintiq

Extras:
● Storyboarding experience
● Previous experience in the gaming or advertising field

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