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Senior Concept Artist – Mobile Game Marketing


The Senior Concept Artist is an integral piece of the Marketing Art team at MZ. You should be an expert digital illustrator with experience using Adobe Photoshop to compose engaging work that appeals to a mass-market audience. You understand the ins and outs of creative pipelines with an ability to handle quick concept tasks and full polish illustration. You are comfortable handling any task thrown at you, from characters to creatures and environments. You will be responsible for creating artwork to be leveraged in advertisements and campaigns across major ad publishing networks. You’re a great team collaborator, willing to knowledge share, advocate best practice, and mentor more junior artists.

We are looking for someone willing to help us push fidelity, creativity and storytelling to deliver impactful content relevant to MZ's highly successful mobile titles. Your contributions will help grow the user base for all our games and will be seen by tens of millions of global players!

What you'll be doing:

    • Create highly engaging content to promote MZ’s mobile titles
    • Generate concept art, model sheets and polished illustrations. Matte painting and storyboard experience are a plus
    • Collaborate with the AD, Lead and Creative Team to design artwork for MZ’s marketing campaigns
    • Design new or augment existing ad campaigns across departments to be implemented in our mobile marketing campaign strategy
    • Provide feedback and mentor more junior artists
    • Ability to closely follow and implement corporate branding parameters or style guides
    • Successfully produce concurrent and competing projects in a fast-paced environment

Your background and who you are:

    • 8+ years professional experience as a concept artist on AAA quality titles or comparable industry. Bachelor degree in related field
    • Experience in mobile marketing art is a plus
    • Solid grasp of popular trends, design, composition, color and anatomy is essential
    • Understanding of best practice and procedure in a 2D art pipeline. Understanding of 3D pipelines is a plus
    • Ability to produce content across a range of genres and styles
    • Proficient in industry standard software packages such as Adobe Photoshop. 3D, After Effects or additional skills are a plus
    • Ability to effectively present ideas, both verbally and visually
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to both take constructive feedback and work collaboratively to iterate towards a successful end product
    • Flexibility to put in extra hours when necessary

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