WHO WE ARE

We’re ArenaNet—we’ve created a studio that builds online worlds infused with innovation, hand-crafted excellence, and creative passion. We're not the only ones who share this passion; gamers made Guild Wars 2 the fastest selling MMO in the West with more than 3 million copies sold in its first 9 months, and players and press have consistently called it one of the best games of all time.

WHO YOU ARE

We are seeking a a top-notch professional UI Artist (Contract) that can create illustrations and visual designs with a wide range of visualization skills and the ability to adapt to the unique artistic style of Guild Wars 2.

This position will involve working directly with the Lead UI/UX Designer to create illustrations and supporting visual content (such as icons) to deliver consistently great art at a regular pace for use as in game assets and promotional material. The ideal candidate is a great collaborator with strong artistic sensibilities who has experience creating concept art, practical 2D assets, or user interface art in a professional game development environment.

If this sounds like the kind of person you are, we would love to hear from you!

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Create illustrations and supporting assets (such as icons) that feature and promote content in-game.
  • Deliver high quality assets on a regular basis in a highly collaborative and creative environment.
  • Use proprietary software tools to aid in the creation and delivery of game-ready artwork.
  • Present work to the team and incorporate feedback.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Strong illustration, graphic design, or painting skills.
  • At least 6  years of experience in relevant art roles (concept art, graphic design, illustration, UI art)
  • At least 4 years of experience in professional game development (or related software/web industry) roles.
  • Highly proficient with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • An online portfolio showcasing your best work and your range of relevant skills.
  • A passion for playing and creating video games.

PLUSES! 

  • Knowledge and experience playing Guild Wars 2, or relevant MMO titles.
  • Experience creating artwork for Promotional or Commerce-related purposes.
  • Experience and/or proficiency using 3D modeling tools.
  • Familiarity with the pipeline and process of implementing art assets in game engines.

This is a 6 month remote contract position.

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