Graphics Designer (Video Game) - Mayflower
Location : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type: Contractor
Company Type: New Media
Experience Level: 5 years +
Travel: 10% of the time
Mayflower is a pioneering web based start-up with a vision to become the global leader in its domain. Mayflower will capitalize on the growing power of information technology to offer a unique service for the world.
Has in-depth knowledge and passion for creating simulations and games, experience with the latest game techniques, ability to express and implement the qualities that make a great game.
Provide an artistic sensibility with deep knowledge of design elements, color, composition, and style to bring a unique and creative character to games being developed.
Create backgrounds, characters, elements, sprites and other graphical media for use in video games.
Understands graphic workflow to integrate art assets during game development.
Proven ability to develop high quality animations.
Strong animation skills (Facial, Character, and Object) for use in games.
Must present and discuss portfolio that demonstrates design skills, attention to detail, and artistic sensibility.
Ability to adapt to new technology, collaborate productively with others, and embrace change.
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers on a multicultural team.
Ensure that all designs falls within the approved brand guidelines and messages.
Continuously build expertise with respect to industry trends and innovations.
BS or BA degree, preferably in Graphics Design or other Creative major
Experience developing graphics for use in the Unity graphics engine.
Expertise in Adobe CS4/CS5 (Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator) required
Ability to be flexible in a changing work environment and to work under pressure, typical of all start-up environments.
Strong written, oral communication and presentation skills.