GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PIXEL ARTIST
Cambridgeshire

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Jagex Ltd, the UK’s leading independent Online Games Studio, is looking for a highly motivated and talented graphic designer to join their large graphics department.

The role will involve supporting this highly creative team in the production of icons, sprites and 2D graphics for our newly announced Sci-Fi MMO: Stellar Dawn.

KEY DUTIES INCLUDE

• Creation of new, high quality interface elements and icons

• Icon creation and manipulation at pixel level

• Creation of marketing assets in collaboration with the concept artists from the team

• Following direction, briefs and concept design/development procedures

• Communicating with our dedicated development and graphics teams

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

• Previous experience of graphic design and pixel art

• Understanding of interface design, tiling, icon optimization and compression techniques

• Ability to demonstrate creative concepts and take art direction

• Experience of quality control, including a keen eye for detail in all areas of development

• Energetic, enthusiastic, self motivated with a strong work ethic and a high level of initiative

• A keen gamer with an understanding of what makes games fun

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

• Experience of working on completed game products. Modding experience also accepted

• Art and Design or equivalent degree

• Interest and experience of RPGs and MMORPGs

SALARY

• Salary is negotiable and extremely competitive. The package will also have several benefits including annual bonus, private health care and gym membership

LOCATION

• Cambridge, United Kingdom

APPLY NOW

• Send your CV with covering letter and portfolio to: careers@recruit.jagex.com

COMPANY PROFILE

Jagex Games Studio is a world leading developer and publisher of high quality browser-based games and is the largest independent games studio in the UK, with over 400 staff across two studios in Cambridge, England.

Built exclusively on Jagex’s own proprietary platforms and tools; Jagex is a leader in innovation and technology within the online games space with its popular browser-based game, RuneScape, awarded the Guinness World Record for the world’s most popular free-to-play MMO three years running, and Jagex.com, the studio’s captivating free browser games website offering numerous, varied games to a wide audience.

Jagex Ltd offers its employees a positive, challenging and highly rewarding working environment and has won numerous awards to demonstrate this commitment, including the 2009 Golden Joystick for the ‘UK Games Developer of the Year’ and featuring in the ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ listing in both 2007 and 2008.

Jagex intends to continue building on this fantastic position and become a significant operator in all major gaming markets worldwide, through developing and publishing compelling online games that have wide appeal, while also continuing to expand and update RuneScape itself.

We are proud of our success and very excited about our future. With multiple games released to date and a large number of varied projects in production, there really never has been a better time to join the team and become a part of our phenomenal story.

Salary
Salary is negotiable and extremely competitive. The package will also have several benefits including annual bonus, private hea

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