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Technical Illustrator (2D, Unity)
Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional Technical Illustrator (2D, Unity)* to join our dynamic team at GameDuell! This role requires not only a keen eye for artistic detail but also a solid understanding of technical aspects related to game development. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in 2D illustration, with a proven track record of integrating illustrations seamlessly into game environments. We are looking for someone who can combine artistic creativity with technical proficiency, working closely with our development team to create visually stunning and immersive gaming experiences.If you are a talented illustrator with a passion for gaming and a knack for technical innovation, we want to hear from you!The passion for creating high-quality games and the focus on a superior customer experience have made GameDuell one of the largest cross-platform games communities in the world. Since 2003, more than 130 million players have played with us. GameDuell offers a broad portfolio of over 40 casual online skill games, developed mostly in-house.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize industry-standard software tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and other graphic design software to create high-quality 2D illustrations and assets
  • Integrate 2D illustrations seamlessly into the Unity game engine, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance within the game environment
  • Collaborate with game developers and engineers to understand technical requirements and constraints for in-game assets and illustrations
  • Translate complex technical concepts and specifications into visually engaging and easy-to-understand illustrations for user interfaces, game mechanics, and tutorials
  • Implement best practices in asset optimization and compression techniques to ensure efficient rendering and performance in-game
  • Work closely with the art and design teams to maintain consistency in visual style and technical specifications across all game assets
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation and specifications for all illustrations, including asset pipelines, naming conventions, and file formats
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in 2D illustration and gaming graphics to continually improve and innovate the visual quality of game assets
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to asset integration, rendering, and performance optimization within the Unity game engine

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Illustration Experience: 3-5 years of 2D illustration experience
  • Technical Proficiency: Solid understanding of game development and integration, preferably with experience in Unity
  • Portfolio: Comprehensive portfolio showcasing diverse 2D illustration work
  • Proven track record: Demonstrated success in previous roles, with references or testimonials available
  • Educational Background: Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, or similar professional training preferred
  • Collaborative Skills: Ability to work well in cross-functional teams and communicate effectively
  • Adaptability and Learning Agility: Willingness to learn new tools and techniques
  • Passion for Gaming and Art: Genuine interest in gaming and a commitment to delivering high-quality work

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Creative freedom to develop the best possible products and inspire peers and foremost our audience by providing an extraordinary game experience
  • Cooperative team work in an agile and pleasant work environment (full of plants, color, and laughter)
  • A funny, multi-disciplined and international art team
  • One of the best working spaces in Berlin: our office in Mitte, between Alexanderplatz and Friedrichstraße! Includes free soft drinks, fruit, pool table, table tennis, gaming events, weekly Art Hours, sports courses, and a sunny rooftop terrace, and much more!
  • Flexible working hoursand hybrid working possibilities (= working from home + occasional on site presence
  • Starting: immediately, full time

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Sector
Development
Category
Illustrator
Level
Mid-Level
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Date Posted
May 20, 2024
Reference
Recruiter
GameDuell
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