2D Illustration Artist Co-op/Intern (Summer 2016)
at A Thinking Ape in Vancouver
A Thinking Ape is a growing independent mobile games startup with big ambitions. Our years of success comes down to our belief in people: Both our staff and our players. We build games that foster communities and provide our players with tools to interact in deeply strategic and passionate ways, creating games that become a part of our player’s lives. However, building games of this quality is challenging, so we work hard to find the smartest and most talented people in the world, then give them the freedom to do their best work.
A Thinking Ape is looking for a 2D Illustration Artist Co-op/Intern. This is an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or undergraduate from university art programs or art schools looking to gain experience at one of Vancouver’s fastest-growing social mobile startups. Your work will play an essential role in the creative direction of products that millions of people love and use every day.
As a 2D Illustration Artist Co-op/Intern you will:
Work side-by-side with our resident artists to create 2D art for our existing products and titles in development
Create production-level concepts, art assets, backgrounds and characters
Translate ideas into images
Your background should include:
Graphic design skills, artistic sense and fluency in Photoshop and Flash
Versatility to conceptualize various art styles
A strong understanding of art principles and elements
Interest in the social mobile gaming industry
2D digital animation experience
Demonstrated communication and time management skills
You’ll also get the chance to:
Learn about the entire mobile app production pipeline
Create art that will be used and seen by millions of players around the world
Take ownership of your learning experience
Dive into the work hard, play hard life of a tight-knit startup team
A Thinking Ape is built to allow you to do great work. We champion a culture of ownership, based on exploration and debate regardless of position. Our team is supported with an open concept studio space, movable standing workstations and employee-determined work schedules. We keep communication flowing with quarterly State of the Ape meetings, face time with founders and regular one-on-ones with your team lead.
If you’re ready to make the next generation of top grossing mobile games, we’d love to hear from you!
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