Lead Artist - Plants vs. Zombies 2!
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Requisition Number: 168404
Position Title: Artist 2
The Zombies are coming!
Reporting to the Live Producer, we are looking for a hands-on Lead Artist to join us and help continue delivering the beloved Plants vs. Zombies 2 game to our players. You will support and guide a remote 2D Art team within a Live Operations environment and have an eye for Marketing and Promotional assets.
As a Lead Artist, you will be a primary contributor to the artistic vision for our game ensuring that the assets created by the Art team are consistent with the visual style, are of high-quality, and are produced to schedule.
In addition to guiding and coordinating the work of the other artists on the team, you will maintain the same standards within your work, be that promotional material or in-game assets.
- Maintain a visual direction for the Art team that harmonizes the look and feel of the game.
- Support the Art team through clear direction, communication and constructive feedback.
- Inspire and motivate the Development team with clear visual direction and quality work.
- Co-ordinate work and advocate for the Art team across multiple partner disciplines.
- Oversee the Art team's schedule, identifying early any risks or blockers and providing regular progress updates.
- Improve processes to increase the team's productivity, remove blockers and protect them from randomizations.
- Produce inspirational promotional and marketing art for Plants vs Zombies 2.
- Help create new characters for our game, identifying potential challenges and offering solutions.
- A passion for playing and making fun Mobile games!
- At least 5+ years of games production experience, with Mobile LiveOps experience a big plus
- Expert Photoshop skills.
- Knowledge of Flash/Adobe Animate.
- Background in overseeing the work quality, planning, and estimations of other artists, including remote geographic locations.
- Experience with Motion Graphics
- Experience with AppStore optimizations and in-game marketing
Community / Marketing Title: Lead Artist - Plants vs. Zombies 2!
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
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Date Opened: 2021-09-17 00:46:41.933
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We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.
We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.
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Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.