Digital Illustrator Job at Waste Creative | The Dots
28 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Illustrator, Digital Artist, Digital Painter
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Remote

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Role: Digital Illustrator
Location: London (currently remote)
Start date: ASAP

About the role:
Waste has been working with Supercell for over 6 years and produced game related content for all 5 of their games. Our content sits in app as well as on social and even in the merchandise store and gains exposure to millions of Supercell’s loyal gaming community.
We’re looking for a Digital Illustrator who can start immediately to join our award-winning team.
You’ll need to have a digital painting/character design background that includes experience with games, animation and/or film, preferably in the marketing department.
Our awesome client list and fast growth is driven by a culture of no-waffle and a strong creative focus. The successful applicant will need to be able to perform against those values, and hit the ground running without heavy handholding.

We’re looking for:
  • Midweight Artist (Digital Painting)
  • A portfolio showcasing strong character and environmental design skills.
  • Proficient in Photoshop or alternative digital paint software.
  • You’re up to date with digital painting techniques.
  • Strong perspective and human anatomy knowledge.
  • Fast sketching skills are a must.
  • You can replicate a specific given art style.
  • Adobe Illustrator a plus.
  • Animation skills a plus.
  • Storyboarding and 3D are a huge plus.
  • You work fast and to tight deadlines.

Your duties:
  • Illustration - Create world class illustrations for all Supercell games
  • Collaboration - You must be able to proactively collaborate with creatives and other members of the waste family to meet the client's requests.​​​​​​
  • Innovation - You must be on top of all the latest illustration trends, and have skill set and ambition to execute them
  • Game Knowledge - You'll be expected to play the games. Understand the lore, characters and everything Supercell

In return, you’ll get:
  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to develop your own skills in a fun, supportive environment.
  • To work on big game titles in a fast-paced, exciting and ever-growing agency
  • To work alongside extremely passionate digital natives, producing world-class work
  • Early-finish August Fridays
  • Christmas and summer parties you'll want to post about
  • Breakfast, fruit, massages and Friday beers!

About us:
Waste is an independent digital agency founded in 2006 on the principle of cutting out unnecessary agency fluff in favour of urgency, expertise and a no-fuss attitude. We call this approach ‘Maximum Digital. Minimum Nonsense.’ With offices in London and Los Angeles, we employ 70+ specialists covering Strategy, Creative, Social & Web Content, Advertising, Digital Experiential, DOOH, UX and SEO. Our client list includes Supercell, the mobile gaming giant, for whom we deliver player acquisition and retention built around community listening and high-speed, high-quality content creation. Other entertainment clients are Nintendo, Sega, Warner Brothers, Turner and Ubisoft. We also provide digital leadership for energy giant Centrica, covering British Gas, Hive, Dyno and Direct Energy. Other clients include dating app Badoo, lottery giant Camelot and media brand family Oath. We recently won digital strategy & creative contracts with intu – the largest shopping centre brand in the UK, and Grosvenor, the largest casino brand in the UK.  Our approach has seen us nominated for more than 70 awards, including: Awwwards, BIMAs, Clios, CIM, Design Week, The Drum, FWA, Masters, Pixels, Lovies, W3 and Webbys. We’re renowned for brewing our own craft beer, the Waste Pale Ale (WPA), a firm favourite with clients and partners. We also support the UK based gaming charity, SpecialEffect.

Skills Required

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Animation
  • Storyboarding
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Illustration

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