Visual Development 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

Socialpoint is delighted to be hiring a hardworking Visual Development Artist to work in our new game studio. We are looking for a highly creative individual with a deep understanding of colour, lighting and storytelling to define the look and feel for what the game´s world should look like based on the setting and story, which can include environments, characters, clothes or props. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality character concepts for our new games.
  • Be able to take a basic brief and flesh it out with your research.
  • Work closely with 3D artists with the final product in mind.
  • Proactively seek feedback from Leads and Art Directors.
  • Participate in R&D, problem-solving spatial and artistic solutions to technical problems.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • A high level of English, both written and spoken - communication is key.
  • 3 years+ of experience in the games, animation or film industry.
  • Expert knowledge of photoshop and a high capacity to learn new tools.
  • An outstanding portfolio showcasing your knowledge of design, anatomy, shape language and stylization through a variety of concepts and illustrations.
  • A phenomenal sense of colour, lighting, composition, storytelling and technique, showcased in your illustrations.
  • A proactive, creative person with a coherent artistic vision.

Compensation & Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Full private medical and dental insurance for you and your family.
  • Annual training budget to spend on your personal development.
  • 200€ restaurant ticket each month to spend on a delicious lunch, breakfast or dinner!
  • A brand new shiny device when you join! Choose the latest phone or tablet.
  • Spotify Premium code
  • Care packages delivered to our Socalpointers who are WFH
  • Regular online social events over Zoom (and in person when it’s safe again!)
  • Parent survival pack for our SP parents! Extra €€€ or vouchers, you choose!
  • All of the latest SP Merch free and discounted products on the T2 Store
  • A birthday gift for all our wonderful Socalpointers to celebrate their big day
  • Onsite Physiotherapist and Hairdresser

And if you are relocating to Barcelona;

  • Access to relocation services to help you take care of the bureaucratic side of moving
  • Accountancy & Tax support
  • Newbies program to help you assimilate to life in Barcelona if you’re new to the city

And when we return to the office;

  • On Mondays, breakfast is on us!
  • Access to fully kitted out, state of the art Gym facilities onsite
  • A playground full of consoles, games and other surprising things to entertain you

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 proven track record 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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a big family

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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