2D Artist

Kolibri Games

Berlin, Germany

Full time

Unity 2D

Nov 4

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. Our games have over 100 million downloads and we are on a mission to become the most player-centric games studio out there.

We believe in players, creating value, learning, but, most of all, we believe in people. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Help us bring joy to people, we promise you will have fun by doing so :)

Senior 2D Artist (f/m/d)

We are looking for an experienced 2D Artist, who has professional experience working in-house, preferably within the games industry. If coming up with creative concepts and efficiently creating high-quality art assets is what you are passionate about, then this is the right job for you.

Reporting to a Lead Artist / Product Manager, you’ll be working within a small cross-functional team, creating content for our games (Idle Miner Tycoon). You’ll receive the creative freedom to design/improve assets and the opportunity to bring new ideas to the team.

Your recruiting contact for this position is Alina Cuceu. If you are writing a cover letter, we recommend to address this to her!


  • Conceptualize, design and produce a wide range of 2D graphics for our game (IMT) development teams
  • Adapt and improve a high-quality art style and consistent UI
  • Collaborate effectively with the rest of the development teams in an agile environment
  • Take ownership of your work and proactively support the team by offering creative ideas to improve the game and our processes

Required skills

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working as a 2D Artist
  • Excellent drawing & illustration skills
  • Ability to perfectly recreate various art styles to ensure consistency
  • Outstanding knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Well-organized, fast learner with an agile approach to design
  • Team player comfortable with receiving feedback from multiple team members and stakeholders
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Results-oriented and passionate about games

Desirable skills

  • Prior experience in mobile games will be highly appreciated
  • Knowledge of Spine Animations or similar software is a plus
  • Experience with 3D software such as Blender will be helpful
  • Experience with Unity and Jira
  • Prior experience with Git version control software

Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 25 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment

Training Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes

Flexible working hours and Home office – We believe in a good work-life balance

Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time

Health and Fitness - We pay a contribution towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity

Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin

Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc

Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQs and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun

Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team

Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

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Kolibri Games

Kolibri Games (formerly Fluffy Fairy Games) is a mobile games studio aspiring to be the most player-oriented games company in the world.