• Senior Graphic Designer

    Job Locations UK-Kent-Chatham
    Job ID
    2018-1216
    Department
    Publishing
  • Overview

    Role: Senior Graphic Designer

    Team: Creative Services

    Location: Historic Dockyard, Chatham, UK

    Senior Graphic Designer wanted! Dovetail Games is all about creating digital hobbies and in our Creative Services team we communicate our franchises to the masses through the most powerful medium of creative. You will help create amazing pieces of art for use on multiple channels, working with dynamic creative briefs and capturing the hard work that our developers put into our experiences. As a team working with multiple video games, the variety means there will never be a dull day!

    Responsibilities

    • Working closely with the Head of Creative Services, you will have shared responsibility of the request system to ensure work is being completed on brief to schedule and delegated to junior designers
    • Assist with the briefing process, working them into creative ideas, utilising our games and your design skills
    • Take killer screenshots from our games via the UE4 engine
    • Collaborate with our wider publishing and development teams, ensuring that all creative ideas are taken into consideration and our asset quality is exceptional
    • Manage and deliver against our weekly schedule, for newsletters, websites, social media promotions and more
    • Quality assess and proof any creative material which leaves the building
    • Create packaging and manuals (digital/non-digital) for products to print/web ready specifications from InDesign templates
    • Manipulate our 3D models within the UE4 engine to come up with new and different ways of displaying our assets
    • Good understanding of image composition (photography background desirable)
    • Have a good understanding of web design to assist with creation of mock-ups for our Dovetail Live team and other franchise websites.
    • Come up with new and different creative ideas to engage users and maintain product interest, keeping up to date with the latest trends and developments.

    Person Specifications

    What we look for in you:

    • Strong portfolio with a range of work incorporating 2D and 3D design, demonstrating traditional graphic design skills
    • Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, along with understanding of Acrobat Pro
    • Understanding of print and online asset requirements
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a Graphic Design or Marketing Artist position (games industry experience desirable)
    • Experience with the Microsoft and Sony submission assets/platforms (desirable)
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Unreal 4 game engine experience (desirable)
    • Strong Communication  skills
    • Strong time management skills with an ability to prioritise workload
    • IT literate including all Microsoft Office applications

    About Dovetail Games

    Why work for us?

    • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
    • 31 days off per year (including bank holidays), increasing with service
    • Excellent work-life balance
    • Pension scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Eye-care vouchers
    • Free parking
    • Regular social and sporting activities

     

     We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. However, we are currently unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

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