2D Artist


Toronto, Ontario, Canada 100% Remote

Full time

2D Artist


May 26

At Rovio, we believe that great games are made by people who are passionate about actually making them! As a 2D Artist, you will work closely with our design and development teams to create high-quality game assets that are visually engaging and immersive.

As a 2D Artist, you are responsible for:

  • Design characters, backgrounds, props and icons
  • Support our pre-production by crafting stylized designs that are consistent with the quality and style requirements of the Angry Birds brand
  • Execute 2D tasks following given specifications (screen size, asset size, aspect ratio)
  • Understand the goals of the project and craft 2D designs that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also meet gameplay requirements
  • Collaborate with the design and development teams to ensure that assets meet the game's vision and technical requirements
  • Work with the Art Director and Producer to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Iterate on art assets based on feedback from stakeholders
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in 2D game art

You’ll need these skills:

  • Ability to design stylized and colourful TV/feature animation quality environments, props and characters, (previous gaming experience is not a must)
  • Previous professional/studio experience as Visual Development Artist, Character Designer, Layout/Prop Artist in animation (Film/TV) is a must
  • Ability to work in different art styles
  • Understanding of colour theory, composition, and visual storytelling
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills - in a hybrid-work future with teams working together physically and distributed in equal measure, the need for clarity-building communication is paramount
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative taking

Nice to have skills:

  • Unity Engine experience
  • Working knowledge of 3D or a game engine (Unity/Unreal) as part of your 2D design workflow
  • Working knowledge of additional Art crafts: animation/motion design, video editing, 2D hand drawn VFX

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