Marketing Artist

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 08-29-2018
KingsIsle is seeking a passionate and talented artist to join our marketing team. As we continue to grow the range of our marketing we need quality of our creative across mediums. We are a small team where everyone gets to take ownership of projects, bring new ideas to the table, and contribute across our full portfolio of games.
 
Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hitmaker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 10th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation in every aspect of our business.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.

Who you are
  • Thoughtful about design with enthusiasm to discover what works for players
  • Experienced creating graphics and video content for online and physical executions including HTML5 & GIF
  • Self-starter who can manage multiple projects on time with limited oversight
  • Excited by a fast paced environment where quality has to happen quickly
  • Problem solver with great communication skills
  • Fueled by passion to create great marketing
  • Excited to think from a consumer’s point of view and validate assumptions with online testing
  • Professional with at least two years of experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite power user
  • Digital native with working knowledge of 3DS Max, Adobe Premier (or other video editing software), and a passion to learn how to use new tools
  • A college grad with at least an associate’s degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, or a related discipline
How you can contribute
  • Collaborate with marketing and game teams to design 2D & 3D graphics for online advertising, websites, game community outreach, print promotions and more
  • Creatively use pre-existing 3D art assets to create new marketing materials
  • Create visual designs, layouts, concepts, and typography, as well as animated elements and short-form videos for online and print channels across marketing
  • Get deep into our games to capture screenshots and videos that tell great stories
  • Be a brand champion to help maintain and evolve our standards, layouts and color theory
Bonus Points
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, or a related discipline
  • Concept art ability
  • Basic HTML or other coding knowledge
  • Experience designing promotional materials such as t-shirts and other physical products
  • Passion for videogames
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days and parties
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Please include a link to your portfolio with your application
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
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