Uken Games is hiring an

Artist, Growth

Toronto, Canada
Contractor

Uken’s Growth Team responsible for building and driving high scale user acquisition campaigns to bring games to a world wide audience is adding an Artist to the team. This role will create and produce gameplay trailers, animated stills, videos and other advertising assets across all games in the studio. The Artist, Growth will work alongside Growth Marketers and Gameplay Artists to promote our products, acquire and engage users. Please note this is a junior position on the Growth team. 

You'll be working on meaningful things like:

  • Creating and producing cinemagraphs, animated stills, videos and game-play trailers for all products across the studio
  • Collaborating with Growth Marketers and Gameplay Artists to achieve desired artistic vision and growth strategy
  • Participating as part of a team in the recommendation of practical and creative solutions to improve user acquisition and engagement activities
  • Establishing a library of video and motion graphic assets for future content

 Your background should include:

  • 2D and 3D animation experience
  • Experience creating trailers, cinemagraphs, animated stills and videos for advertising production or gaming
  • Strong compositing, motion graphics and digital visual effects experience including production and post-production
  • Expert proficiency in the use of Adobe After Effects and its use for compositing and animation
  • Proficient in 3D tools such as Sketchbook Pro, Cinema 4D, Blender, Maya etc. and a constant desire to find better tools and workflows
  • Previous experience in the game industry an asset or entertainment, advertising and related industry
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • An appetite to continually learn, grow, and take ownership of your role

We believe in a fun and meaningful work environment:

  • You’ll be equipped with a high-end PC or laptop
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fully catered lunch, breakfast, and a snack filled kitchen
  • Uken social nights including mixers, game night and more…
  • Convenient location at Front & John St. 

Note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this role will begin as a work from home position. When the office re-opens, the position will be located at our 15 John St. studio. 

*Note: A demo reel must accompany the resume for consideration

About Us

Uken builds games that people everywhere love. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and Jeopardy! World Tour are the top 2 trivia games, engaging millions of global players every month.

We consider ourselves data driven designers, technologists, and artists. Through collaboration, we pair the craft of design with feedback and data to deliver a pace and rhythm in each game session that immerses our audience and leaves them wanting more. We have a quirky, nerdy culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, quality ideas, and a data driven mindset. We believe in moving quickly and improving constantly and that mantra is reflected in the weekly updates we make to our games and internal technologies. We have an appetite for pushing technical boundaries with a focus on practical use.

We take entertainment seriously.

Uken welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who would contribute to the further diversification of our team.

Uken is committed to offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected]

 

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