Mojang Studios is best known as the creators of Minecraft, but we’re also on a mission  to build a better world through the power of play. 

Why play? Well, play is at the heart of everything we do. It’s the blocky backbone of our games, the core of our development philosophy, and even the origin of our name. From the relentless experimentation of our endlessly inspiring community to the classrooms where Minecraft has become an essential teaching tool, play is the bedrock of our existence. 

The Minecraft universe is expanding 

We are a vibrant team creating games together, with an ambition to inspire generations to come and build a better tomorrow. We are looking for you, a talented Senior Tech Artist, to join our Stockholm Studio to work on new and exciting things. 

As Senior Tech Artist you will act as a connector between artists and developers to so that art can easily be integrated and implemented into our games, to high technical standards with the artistic vision intact. 
 
You will create and champion the use of effective pipelines in partnership with the Art Director and the team. You will be a driving force in finding solutions and tools for the visual development of the game. 
 
To our inclusive and diverse team, we are looking for a person that is creative and innovative, with a strong ability to enable and inspire others for our inclusive and diverse team.  

Responsibilities 

  • Set up and implement strategies on how to optimize art for quality and performance. 
  • Drive the development of tools, shaders and pipelines needed to produce art content for the game.  
  • Collaborate with the Art Director (and the team) to implement the artistic vision adherent to technical restrictions.  
  • Act as a coach and mentor to the team in your area of expertise and bridge the gap between developers, artists and designers. 
  • Optimizing and being part of developing cinematic production workflows. 
     

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have some of the following: 

  • Have extensive experience crafting video game art and have experience in shipping big scale game products from conception to release. 
  • Can visualize projects with craft and care as well as delivering them from concept to execution. 
  • Have an ability to make a direct contribution to the creation of art visualization through hands on examples 
  • You are highly organized and able to work with team(s) of experts, to direct multiple pipelines and resources.  
  • You are a great collaborator and communicator with an ability to adapt to any context - be it interpersonal, within teams or on a studio level. 
  • Can create, document and enable processes and tools for long term success and sustainability 
  • Have a very good understanding of game engines like Unreal, and software like Maya and Blender 
  • Knowledge about programming/scripting languages  
  • You have a deep understanding of graphics, and enjoy keeping up to date with changes in games, art and technology 
  • Interest in the Mojang game titles and in pixel art 
  • You are someone that cares about people and can help us build an inclusive, open and friendly work environment 

If this sounds like a fit to you and you want to be part of a dynamic game studio, do not hesitate to apply.  

We look forward to hearing from you! 

 

Mojang Studios 

Mojang Studios is a Microsoft-owned game developer. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden and has offices around the world, including Stockholm, Redmond, Tokyo, London, and Shanghai. We’re always working on new and exciting ways to expand the Minecraft universe.

Our community is global and incredibly diverse. We keep this in mind when developing anything, as we want people to feel included in Minecraft. And in recruiting, our goal is to make Mojang Studios as diverse as our community. 

We got started as a tiny indie developer, and part of our culture still reflects that heritage. But we’re also proud to belong to Xbox Game Studios, which creates unique opportunities to grow and develop.

To help us achieve amazing things, we have built an equally amazing studio space. Situated right on the water by Söder Mälarstrand, it’s filled to the brim with all the tools, toys and caffeine required to create world-class entertainment.

But in the end, it’s the people of Mojang Studios that make this place truly special. When you join, you’ll find yourself in the company of incredibly bright, warm, and creative individuals – all united and working toward a single goal. Come help us reach it!

Important note on resumes
Please make sure that all the information in your resume is accurate because we will conduct a thorough background check. Any discrepancies will lower your chances of getting to the next interview stage and we’d hate to miss out on an awesome candidate! Double check that any gap years are reflected in your history, and that your education and work experience are completely accurate. Good luck!

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