2D UI Artist

Paradox Interactive

Stockholm, Sweden 100% Remote

Full time


Jun 20

Paradox Development Studio makes world-leading grand strategy games that our fans spend hundreds of hours in, and our artists make sure we do it in style! We are now looking for a 2D UI Artist who has an eye for detail and can produce high quality artwork in our Stellaris team.

We are open to applicants from a broad range of levels of game industry experience and we strive to create and maintain a diverse workplace, therefore we encourage everyone to apply!

About the role

Here you will be working in a creative and collaborative environment and will be a key person in the 2D UI Art Team, and work together with the Art Director, the other artists and the rest of the Stellaris development team in improving the quality and feel of our beloved game, and be a driving force for visual quality.

In the role as 2D UI Artist you will work with our team to design, create, implement and optimize 2D & UI assets for Stellaris. You will also collaborate closely with our UX and Production Teams to ensure cohesive execution of UIs that are easily digested by new players. You will help craft our game art hands on by creating 2D icons, 2D backdrops, UI elements, additional 2D art assets as needed, setting art styles and supporting artworks that the project may require.


  • ~1-2 years of experience in the gaming industry (or similar) as a 2D/ 2D UI Artist
  • Skilled in art creation softwares - such as Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Being autonomous in maintaining the Stellaris art style and quality consistency under the direction of the Art Director, and carry out revisions as required
  • Articulate in communicating ideas and comfortable both giving and receiving feedback
  • Comfortable using English in spoken and written form


  • Skills in UI scripting, CSS, Javascript, HTML
  • A passion for sci-fi
  • A passion for the strategy game genre and specifically Stellaris
  • Strong traditional art skills
  • Familiar with PDS games or RTS games

Itโ€™s important that you enjoy working in a team where everyone supports each other, and that you are motivated by having the creative freedom and responsibility to take charge of a task and deliver. You care about quality and youโ€™re motivated by the idea of our many fans around the world interacting with your work

As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to perform a test.

Practical information

Scope: Fulltime and permanent

Reports to: Art Manager

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Some of our benefits include:

If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude, and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We, therefore, encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think youโ€™d be a great addition to our team.

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