Cold Iron Studios

Position Summary

Cold Iron is seeking a Marketing Artist! This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country. Reporting into the Creative Director, you will work closely with the brand management and community management teams at Cold Iron.

Are you a wizard at creating eye-catching, engaging, visual designs for game-related marketing campaigns? Are you a passionate artist who is skilled at balancing layout, typography, visual hierarchy, composition, and lighting?

Here’s the most important one: Do you do it all for the game? Because you know that your talents are needed to help hype up the community and to get them as excited about the game as we are?

Awesome. Come join our creative, collaborative studio where you will be part of a tight, integrated team of game developers.

Day to Day

  • Under the guidance of Creative Director, compose high quality screen shots and character renders for marketing campaigns of high profile games.
  • Design graphics, short videos/GIFs, and other visual communications for marketing and social campaigns.
  • Take on the challenge of transferring key marketing initiatives into consumer facing visuals.
  • Communicate and problem solve with studio leadership, marketing and community teams, and other artists at the studio. .
  • Work with and suggest improvements to existing screenshot tools and pipeline.

Your Career Progression

Do the best work of your career! No, really, that’s what we expect of you. Come aboard and work with industry veterans all working to improve their craft, making and publishing awesome games. Your portfolio of experience will grow, and the size of the audience you reach will expand exponentially. The small team atmosphere allows you to contribute more and have greater ownership over what you do day to day.

Requirements

  • Portfolio/demo reel demonstrating an ability to create high quality in game visuals and/or marketing materials.
  • 2+ years experience in a related industry.
  • Layout and Graphic Design expertise.
  • Expert level Photoshop experience.
  • A basic understanding of Unreal or other game engine / screenshot / video toolsets.
  • Keen eye for capturing dynamic screenshots of in-game “moments”.
  • Ability to create high resolution renders employing dynamic lighting and posing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Would Love to See

  • Knowledge of current trends in the gaming industry and related marketing trends.
  • Marketing illustration or concept experience.
  • Familiar with Maya (or a leading 3D modeling package), Photoshop and has the capacity to learn new tools, and artistic methods.

Education

  • Equivalent industry experience, or AA/BFA in an art related discipline preferred.

Location

  • Fully remote

About Cold Iron

Cold Iron is a San Jose, California based studio, with a team of remote game developers all over the country. We’re a diverse group of veterans with decades of experience developing and launching award-winning MMO and action titles on PC and console.

Exceptional employee benefits, 18 days PTO first year, 11 paid holidays, plus period between Christmas and New Year’s Day; robust medical, dental, vision insurance coverage for entire family; company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, generous tuition reimbursements, fully remote work, ultra-creative environment.