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👾 Art Director

  • Design & User Experience
  • Full-time
  • Remote

2020-11-05 22:33:06 UTC

Design at Backbone

"Backbone feels as first-party as you could make something that is literally not first-party feel." - TechCrunch

At Backbone, we're designing a totally new gaming experience that spans a wide range of surfaces. This presents us with exciting opportunities to solve complex, novel problems by designing cutting-edge, delightful solutions. We've also found that building products for players can be fun and rewarding because it's insanely fun to play games on your own product!

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build the future of gaming. If this appeals to you, then look no further!

What you’ll be doing

  • Create delightful and engaging creative for Backbone's marketing campaigns, social media, and swag
  • High-preforming visual design and art direction across various platforms
  • Ensure quality in all aspects of creative execution
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to plan, concept and design content
  • Collaborate/partner with content strategists to deliver engaging campaign ideas

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent conceptual and visual design skills
  • Experience working on creative for social media platforms – demonstrate a deep understanding of social engagement and the opportunities each platform provides – Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook, etc.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, manage time efficiently, and effectively implement creative feedback from creative leads
  • Take direction from non-creative stakeholders and translate their business needs into campaign ideas
  • Articulate why specific creative decisions were made to stakeholders.
  • A thorough understanding of designing for digital platforms
  • An online portfolio will be required to apply for this role
  • Passionate about product and vision
  • Remote-friendly

Bonus Points

  • In-house art direction/design and concept development experience is valued but not mandatory
  • Strong proficiency in (or willingness to quickly learn) Figma
  • Experience with designing for the gaming industry