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Marketing Artist

Marketing | San Francisco Area | Full Time

Job Description
Are you ready for your next big career move in gaming? Nifty Games is seeking an experienced Marketing Artist to take an active role in the visual and brand development of our flagship products, NBA Clash and NFL Clash. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skill and the creative chops to build modern and dynamic assets for our fully-licensed games. Bring your vision to life by working alongside our veteran team, and deliver excellent assets to help us grow our userbase and create new fans!

Requirements:
  • 2-4 years of direct experience creating marketing and/or social media art for mobile games (iOS and Android), with recent titles live on app stores
  • Strong technical skills in design, animation, and composition, with knowledge of screen real estate, tone, and effective communication design
  • Familiar and supportive of fast iteration methodologies!
  • Please include a portfolio/reel that includes a detailed breakdown of your work showing your capabilities for each section
Responsibilities:
  • Design and create assets for websites, social media, and other external communication
  • Create 2d assets to support marketing initiatives – ad creatives, presentation slides, mock ups and 2d art
  • Work cross-functionally with internal and external partners to create production-ready assets based on a style guide
  • Maintain, oversee, and upkeep the style guide and branding elements to emphasize the visual storytelling of the game
  • Retouching. Manipulate image composition, and perform basic paint-overs when necessary
  • Maintain knowledge of digital media requirements for social platforms
  • Navigate game clients and editors to compose, frame, and capture high-quality screenshots
  • Manage and upkeep of social assets, as well as the archive of assets from licensors and partners
Desired qualifications:
  • Experience working with licensed assets, brands, and approval processes is highly desired
  • Possess an understanding of popular mobile free-to-play games, and their marketing art direction strengths/weaknesses
  • Experienced working alongside day-to-day game development, agile processes, and supporting rolling live ops deliveries
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, or similar software applications
What Additional Skills Will Help You Stand Out?
  • Experience creating or editing video assets is a big plus!
  • Familiarity with teams, players, other games associated with the NFL and NBA.
  • Experience with Figma/Invision/XD
  • Passion for mobile gaming and professional sports
Nifty Games, Inc is an equal opportunity employer with offices in Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Greater Los Angeles region. This role can be placed in any location. Nifty Games is a venture-funded games developer & publisher focused on quick session, head to-head sports games for mobile devices. Nifty Games is a proud partner of the NFL, NFLPA, NBA & NBPA. Learn more at www.niftygamesinc.com.