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2D Artist

by Big Blue Bubble

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2024
Big Blue Bubble

Job Description

Company Name - Big Blue Bubble
Address - 100 Dundas Street, Suite 600 London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B6
Work Location - Hybrid Work Schedule - 3 days in office and 2 days working from home
Wages -  58,500 per year - Annual salary and bonus review based on company and individual performance
Hours - 36 hours
Benefits - Health and Dental benefits, RRSP (with employer match)
Language requirement - English 

Please apply on our website: https://bigbluebubble.applytojobs.ca/art/27023

2D Artist 

Are you a 2D Artist who enjoys solving problems, learning new technologies, and working with others in a collaborative environment? Are you looking for a position where you can play a major part in the visual creation of the games we create? If this describes you, please get in touch with us to talk about the permanent, full-time position of 2D Artist at Big Blue Bubble on the My Singing Monsters team.

In this position, these are the things you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with the Art Lead and Production team to create exciting and imaginative content for My Singing Monsters.
  • Creating amazing 2D animation ready art assets based on concept art and direction.
  • Quickly iterate concept drawings.
  • Evaluating and match visual styles for our game My Singing Monsters (MSM).
  • Participating in art design review meetings and sharing your ideas, feedback and opinions.
  • Continuing to enhance your art skills by keeping aware of industry trends and techniques, learning new software packages and traditional art methods. 

To be an effective team member, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in 2D Art, Animation or related field.
  • 3 years experience as an 2D Artist, preferably in games.
  • Solid understanding of perspective, composition, character design, colour theory, visual effects and lighting.
  • Proficient in Photoshop.
  • Strong knowledge of the game development process.

You also have the following attributes and skills:

  • Self-directed.
  • A clear communicator.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Imaginative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • An aptitude to learn new techniques and best practices.
  • Have an interest and enthusiasm for mobile games.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Big Blue Bubble is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from queer, transgender, Indigenous, BIPOC, d/Deaf and disabled applicants. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments – if you require accommodations at any point in the application or recruitment process please submit them in confidence to careers@bigbluebubble.com.

What makes our studio so exceptional:

  • Flexible hybrid work schedule providing a mix of in-office and remote work days.
  • Inclusive studio culture that fosters strong collaboration and support amongst its team members.
  • Smaller scope projects which provide multifaceted opportunities to build skills and try new things.
  • Strong focus on work-life balance with minimal overtime.
  • In-office barista and full kitchen to host daily popcorn, ice cream days and food events.
  • Unique and frequent team-building and social events (pi day, office olympics, escape rooms, gaming tournaments, movie days and so much more).
  • Gaming consoles and other in-office equipment (arcade machine, devices and massage chair). 
  • Paid game fund, so you can continue to expand your industry knowledge.
  • Comprehensive benefits package and annual bonuses.
  • Paid time off, sick days, wedding leave, and baby leave.
  • Focus on giving back to our community through events such as Extra Life.
  • Variety of internship placements where students quickly see the impact of their work.
  • Part of the EG7 global gaming cooperative that is comprised of several companies that specialize in video game entertainment such as Daybreak Games, Piranha Games, Toadman Studios, Petrol, and Fireshine Games.

 

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