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. 

We are a vibrant game studio, with an ambition to inspire generations to come and build a better tomorrow. We are looking for you, a talented Game Artist, to join our Stockholm Studio to work on one of the biggest game titles in the world: Minecraft.  

As Game Artist at Mojang you will work in a cross functional environment and be part of creating art for mobs, biomes and other Minecraft features. We are looking for a skilled pixel artist – a collaborative, well organized and self-propelled person with an ability to deliver world class art. 

 Responsibilities  

  • Deliver all types of pixel art - textures, ui and illustrations. 
  • Visualize and expand the ideas of game teams through basic concepting  
  • Collaborate with other members of the team to implement the art you create to the game 
  • Work with art leadership and the art craft to follow the artistic vision, style, and direction 
  • Take part in the team processes, for example ideation, planning and pipeline management. 
  • Communicate and document your progression, results, and insights to the team.  
  • Develop both existing and new personal capabilities to support the team. 
  • Grow a healthy, collaborative, fun and creative studio culture. 

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

  • Skilled and experienced in creating pixel art.  
  • Being able to adapt to different pixel art styles. 
  • Ability to create concepts - sketches, 3D, paintings, whatever means necessary to communicate a visual idea. 
  • Some experience in crafting art for video games, from conception to release.
  • Ability to do basic UI, animations, and 3d-models in the Minecraft style. 
  • Good understanding of the principles of art; like color theory, shapes, form, lighting, texturing. 
  • An ability to adapt to the Minecraft style and narrative. 
  • An ability to communicate and contextualize ideas and artistic work, both in writing and verbally. 
  • You are highly organized and efficient - able to manage production pipelines and familiar with working in an agile environment. 
  • A collaborative mindset - You are someone that cares about people and can help us continue to build an inclusive, open, and friendly work environment 
  • Fluent in English (spoken and in writing) 

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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