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Illustrator

Kabam

At Kabam, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that we can triumph in our collective skill. Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture, and a drive to do what it takes to make great games. And this is where you come in…

We are looking for an Illustrator to join our Vancouver studio in early 2023. As an Illustrator, you’ll be tasked with creating beautifully illustrated pieces to convey the essence of new characters as we celebrate their launch, epic group shots showing the expanse of the Marvel Universe (and more as we add more games in the future), and creating mysterious teasers that give players a clue into who’s coming next. You’ll also be charged with breathing action and life into screenshots captured from the game in motion, and assisting with the creation of epic compilations of characters to suit the latest game update on our splash screens when users load up the game.

In this role, you can expect to:

    • Learn about the characters that you’ll be working on to understand who they are in order to capture this in your illustrations
    • Be highly collaborative with the various teams you’ll be working closely with
    • Be comfortable posing characters in Unity and Maya to get the right pose, Lit and render them out through Marmoset before you start painting a masterpiece
    • Have strong attention to detail and quality
    • Brainstorm additional assets with the Marketing and Game teams

Your background includes:

    • Must have exceptional Adobe Photoshop and digital painting skills
    • Must have a strong eye for composition and attention to detail
    • Must have a great portfolio showing a range of illustration work
    • Must have experience with posing models and rendering in 3D software packages such as MAYA, Marmoset toolbag, and Blender
    • Love for film, animation and comics, and well versed in cinematic layout and shot design
    • Ability to quickly produce high-quality marketing art and meet hard deadlines
    • Strong communication skills, highly organized and self-motivated
    • 3 years experience in illustration

To take it up a notch, you will also have

    • Graphic design skills
    • Experience working in the gaming or entertainment industries
    • Experience using Unity
    • Knowledge of the Marvel Universes and their characters
Our success is due to the hard work of our people. We share our success with our people through flexible benefits and reward programs, sweet swag, snacks, and more.

Excited by this opportunity? Kabam is dedicated to growing our diverse and inclusive workforce, so if your past experience doesn’t perfectly match the listed requirements we encourage you to apply anyways - you could be a great fit for this or other positions.

We invite you to apply now and start the conversation with us. Together, we can create and support some of the best games ever made and entertain the world!

Kabam is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and equitable workplace, and inclusive environment for all existing and potential employees. Employment decisions are based on candidate qualifications and business need, not race, color, ancestry, place of origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political belief, religion, creed, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, prior criminal conviction or any other protected class in accordance with federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

About Kabam

Kabam is a world leader in developing entertaining, immersive, and highly social multiplayer games, bringing high-quality graphics, next-generation technology, and revolutionary gameplay to players around the world.

Kabam’s games, Marvel Contest of Champions, Disney Mirrorverse, and Shop Titans, have generated hundreds of millions of downloads and have received multiple awards including Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year.

Founded in 2006, Kabam has studios and offices in North America, including Vancouver and Montreal in Canada, and Los Angeles and San Francisco in the United States. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.
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Location: Hybrid – Vancouver
Date found: 2022-11-06

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