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2D MARKETING ARTIST

Overview

Based in Melbourne, we are one of Australia's largest game development companies. We’ve made some epic titles such as Age of Darkness! Check us out https://www.playsidestudios.com/ and we are looking for a Marketing Artist to join our top-tier art team.

PlaySide Studios are seeking a kick-ass 2D Marketing Artist to join our team. You should have an eye for clean and playful design, possess superior visual communication skills, be highly adaptable, and have the ability to translate high-level requirements into refined final assets in a variety of different formats.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work alongside our marketing and creative teams to identify and translate high-level requirements into refined, final assets

  • Assist in the creation of user acquisition materials across a variety of diverse game titles for the purpose of market testing and iteration of game submission assets

  • Create digital assets in a variety of different formats and applications such as app store screenshots, social media ads/banners, end cards, and other 2D creatives.

  • Create and iterate game app icons from the initial market testing through to the final submission quality

  • Adopt existing brand identities to create new assets of a varied visual and thematic approach based on market research

  • To source, acquire, and adapt game content for use in marketing assets

  • Ensuring brand consistency is visually maintained across multiple projects and platforms.

  • Constant research & interpretation of the latest game marketing trends and techniques.

What You Bring To The Role

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, with a key focus on Photoshop

  • Proactive in planning, prioritization, and time management with the ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

  • Proven experience creating engaging digital marketing assets with great attention to detail

  • Highly skilled in digital illustration

  • Knowledge of graphic design fundamentals (layout, spacing, typography, color theory)

  • Proven ability to work on a diverse range of styles

  • Verbal/written communication skills

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

Bonus Points!

  • Experience with motion graphics (AfterEffects or similar)

  • Experience with video editing software (PremierPro or similar)

  • Experience with Unity or other game engines

  • Background in marketing

  • Interest in games and/or game development

What we offer here at PlaySide:

  • Playdays - an additional 5 paid days off per year to do something you love.

  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options.

  • Industry-leading Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program to support mental wellbeing

  • Mentoring. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role.

  • Half-price state of the art Gym access! (right next door) - you can wear your free PlaySide Swag!

  • Social events! Including Games night, karaoke nights, Movie Nights (We hire out the cinema!), group activities, and food trucks! Just as some examples!

  • Relocation allowance, if you move to one of our head offices

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world - just take a look at our website

How to Apply

We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows:

  • You apply with your killer CV and a folio of examples of your work at jobs@playsidestudios.com

  • Quick phone chat with one of our delightful People & Culture team members

  • You may then be invited in for an interview (in-office or via Zoom) to outline all of your past work, and we will let you know all about PlaySide.

  • 2nd stage interview or Zoom call, to meet one of our General Managers or Directors

  • You’ll then get the opportunity to meet some of our current PlaySiders - this is a casual chat and a get-to-know-you session!