Overview

Wanted 5 Games is looking for a 2D artist to join the team! We make high-quality HTML5 games for social platforms, web and app stores. We’ve worked for a wide variety of clients. From small companies to large AAA gaming studio’s.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Create high-quality game-ready assets.
  • Concept and sketch out ideas.
  • Explore new art-styles/techniques.
  • Work together with other artists, designers and developers to make sure your work is implemented correctly.
  • Help with the continuous improvement of the quality of our games and the processes in the teams.

‍Qualifications:

  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with game-art pipelines (exporting, importing, scripts, atlasing, texture dimensions and compression settings)
  • Good understanding for layout, composition, color, volume, detail distribution and proportions.
  • Experience with splitting up illustrations into assets that are suitable for 2D animation
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Able to adjust to different art styles.
  • Able to communicate in English.
  • Able to work from our office in Haarlem.
  • Able to work 40 hours per week.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the gaming industry as a 2D artist.
  • Experience with UI design
  • Experience with performance optimization (overdraw, file sizes, texture dimensions)
  • Experience with other programs like Substance painter, Blender/Maya/3DsMax, animation skills

What we offer:

  • A dynamic environment where you can learn and grow your skills.
  • Coaching and feedback from very experienced team members.
  • 25 vacation days.
  • A possibility for hybrid work.
  • Drinks, games and pizza every Friday afternoon.

Do you feel like you’re a good fit, but you miss some qualifications? Don’t let that withhold you from still contacting. We would like to discuss the options.

If you are interested please contact us at [email protected] Include a motivation letter, your art portfolio and CV.

If you are an intermediary, please do not contact us.

About Wanted 5 Games B.V.

We’re a group of passionate people doing what we love most, creating awesome game experiences for players all around the globe!

Every game has a purpose, goal, rules and storyline. Our game designers make sure these are included from the very start of the project and tailored to the likes of the potential players of the game.

HTML5 is the core technology of our company. Our developers have a very deep knowledge of the core of this technology. Allowing us to develop cross platform games that are lightweight and cater the needs of players around the world.

Our 2D and 3D art is unique, visually appealing and recognisable for game players. All objects are started with sketches on paper and transformed to colourful 2D images or 3D models.