Junior Technical Artist

We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona, part of the Take-Two Interactive family. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world.

Job Description

We are hiring! Socialpoint is looking for a Junior Technical Artist to join our centralised Art team. In an effort to strengthen our current and future game developments, we are looking for a TA, with a good knowledge of Adobe authoring tools such as Photoshop and Animate in combination with the Adobe API (Adobe I/O, CEP, jsx, jsfl). 

Your mission is to be the link between the artists and programmers, ensuring the art content and features are integrated into the game effectively. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Managing the assets of the games through the proprietary CMS.
  • Scripting new graphic pipelines depending on the needs of the game.
  • Correct and improve all the graphic aspects concerning the creation of assets, such as atlas and meshes optimizations.
  • Implementing tools and solutions that our projects need.
  • Communicate with different project teams, artists and programmers offering technical support in day-by-day production issues.
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation.

Desired Experience & Qualifications 

  • High level of English, both written and spoken (English is our official language!)
  • 2 years of experience in the gaming industry.
  • Artistic/technical background.
  • Good knowledge of Adobe authoring tools such as Photoshop and Animate.
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Scripting with Javascript (jsx, jsfl) or Python.
  • Deep understanding of game assets pipelines.
  • Optimisation techniques for mobile.

And it would be a plus if you had; 

  • knowledge of Spine 2D.
  • C++ or C# scripting.
  • Expertise in Cocos2D engine.

Compensation & Benefits 

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here). 
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, just in case.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English, Spanish & Catalan).
  • Spotify Premium for the first 6 months of your employment with us.  
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam. 
  • People development is key for us: an amazing training budget just for you and our internal mobility program offers real growth opportunities!

If you choose to work in the office some days, don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our benefits tied to the office; 

  • State of the art gym facilities so you can level up your fitness game. 
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet).

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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Life at Socialpoint

One thing’s for sure – talent at Socialpoint is everywhere. From the game teams to the corporate and horizontal departments, each and every Socialpointer is undoubtedly a game maker.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

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As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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