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Senior Marketing Artist

Guildford, UK
Marketing, PR, and Advertising
Area

Wargaming UK

Does the challenge of creating an exciting AAA Free to Play game at a new studio excite you? Here at Wargaming UK you have the chance to join a new creative project at the early stages of game development. You can leave your mark on the game and be part of creating something truly unique.

We are self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming.net, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world. Our studio leadership are industry veterans, and we believe we’re building a great studio culture in the best studio space in Guildford. If you think you have the talent to join a world class team, we’d love you to come and look at our studio.

See what press are saying about our new project:

https://www.mcvuk.com/wargaming-launches-new-uk-studio-in-guildford/

https://www.pcgamesinsider.biz/feature/70159/behind-the-scenes-at-wargamings-new-uk-studio/

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-12-wargaming-finally-branching-beyond-world-of-tanks-with-uk-studios-new-ip

Job Overview 

Based in Guildford, Wargaming UK is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior Marketing  Artist to assist in the creation of the next big free-to-play title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.  

The candidate will have to be a hardworking self-motivated team player who is able to work closely with the Brand- Marketing  and  Game Development  Art Teams to create and be responsible for a wide range of promotional material

They will need to possess excellent verbal and written skills and be able to both take critique and give feedback to external partners as well as fully participating in group discussions.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humour who can integrate themselves seamlessly into our team and studio culture.

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. 

Reports To

 The Senior Marketing  Artist will report to the Brand Manager

What will you do?

  • Create marketing assets for our websites, social media, and other marketing material

  • Create 2d assets to support our marketing and PR campaign: adverts, flyers, posters, presentation material and together with studio graphics and stationery

  • Develop video assets for promotional trailers, community engagement and streaming.

  • Image re- touching, composition and creative paint overs.

  • Maintain knowledge of digital media requirements for social platforms.

  • Capture, and compose high-quality screenshots

  • Curate the archiving of Publishing related art assets

  • Prepare and share marketing and community related art assets across the development and publishing teams

  • Maintain an art asset roadmap and delivery schedule for the Publishing and Live Ops teams

  • Work with cross functional teams across Live Ops, Community and Marketing to provide art support for their activities across multiple platforms

  • Prepare and localise art assets for deployment across a range of web and social platforms

  • Liaise with the Art Director and Art Production Director  to ensure assets  meet and accurately represent  the  style and quality of the in game graphics

What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years marketing art experience in the gaming industry or related field of digital graphics

  • Creativity, and proven ability to generate innovative designs

  • Exceptional eye for composition and colour

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After FX

  • Experience with creating advertising assets in a variety of formats (print, social media, web)

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and manage the flow of large amounts of art assets

  • Ability to jump quickly into a problem and enable a creative solution

  • Attention to detail

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Experience of video capture and editing with Unreal 4

  • Traditional art skills (drawing, painting, sculpting, photography)

  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience. 

  • Samples of your work displaying clean High Poly to Low Poly bakes, strong understanding of material variation and stylised texturing.

  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

 

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