(Senior) Illustrator ROVIO / Helsinki Metropolitan Area

PUBLISHED: December 8, 2021

The Brand Marketing Art team is the creative hub of the Brand Dev & Marketing team, developing and guiding the visual approach for a variety of projects at Rovio. Working with game teams and the corporate identity, the BMA creates master marketing materials, assets & guidelines as well as providing creative feedback and direction.
As a (Senior) Illustrator of the Brand Marketing art team, you will be responsible for providing high quality illustrated work for production in a variety of art styles, supervising partners on using our assets and also help in establishing art styles, processes and pipelines in a constantly evolving environment.
You will have the opportunity to participate in multiple projects and  influence your work so that it aligns with your interests to grow further in your role. We aspire to create a diverse and inclusive team environment where each person can be who they are.
The whole team is located in Finland and currently working from home following the guidelines from the local authorities. Once the recommendations are lifted, the team will be working in a hybrid model, meaning they’ll work flexibly onsite and from home.
Please include your portfolio when submitting your application. 

Responsibilities:

    • Create high quality illustrated work for production such as 1) custom Keyart sketches, concepts and final illustrations for new and existing Rovio IP’s in collaboration with game teams creative supervisors and artists, 2) various high res assets for games marketing (e.g. characters, props and 3) backgrounds, icons, marketing illustrations etc.
    • Briefs, supervises and consults internal and external partners in matters regarding art and use of assets
    • Help to establish art styles, processes and pipelines for multiple parts of a campaign
    • Curating and cataloging of asset library

 

Who we think will do great in this role:

    • 3+ years of working experience (ideally in Games Industry)
    • Up to date portfolio demonstrating expert knowledge of composition, lighting, color theory, posing, and perspective with a focus on polished execution
    • Experienced in art direction, conceptualizing and sketching
    • Ability to solve problems by taking initiative and remaining flexible
    • Organization skills to work with tight deadlines while also paying attention to the details
    • Ability to work independently or collaboratively, and to communicate well with others, also in a remote working environment, including soliciting & receiving feedback
    • Proficiency in Photoshop
    • Fluent in both spoken and written English

 

We’d love if you have some of these:

    • Knowledge in 3D
    • Knowledge in Character design
    • Knowledge in graphic design

 

Recruitment process:

    • First meeting: You will meet the hiring manager. Before diving deeper into your skills, we want to know who you are and what motivates you. This is also an opportunity for you to learn more about Rovio and the specifics of the role.
    • Second round: You will do an exercise to complete in your own time.
    • Final round: You will be invited to meet the hiring manager again and potentially the team member(s). Our aim is to get a clear overview of how you would fit with our working culture.

 

We welcome applicants to use the name they want to be addressed by in the application form, regardless of whether it is their legal name.