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Graphic Designer

Hyderabad - Creative Services Regular FTE
Job Description:
 
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling games such as DESIGN HOME, COVET FASHION, DINER DASH ADVENTURES, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL, and KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD.
 
Glu is an exciting, fast-paced and creative place to work - there is enormous opportunity to learn from and work alongside accomplished designers, artists and art directors
Team Overview
  • Glu’s in-house Creative Agency, is responsible for the design and development of all Glu games marketing campaigns. We work closely with the Product Marketing and User Acquisition teams, to develop effective advertising strategies and maximize our marketing efforts. 
  • Role Overview
  • We are hiring for a Graphics Designer, who can deliver projects to a high standard, demonstrating creativity, quality and consistency. This role reports to the Marketing Creative Director, and is based in our Hyderabad office.
  • Candidates must be highly motivated and flexible, with the ability to take initiative and work independently, and also comfortable collaborating with the team. In this role, you will work closely with internal game studios and the marketing team, on creating App Store screenshots, icons, promotional banners and other marketing assets.
  • This role requires a fast-paced "short order cook" style of designer focused on creating a high volume of quality user acquisition advertising and live operations creative work for Glu games, as well as some production work.
  • The Ideal Candidate
  • Is an artist first and foremost: Has a keen eye for design, and an innate aptitude for layout, color, and typography that works
  • Is a valuable contributor in all stages of creative production: from brainstorming and concepting, to executing and delivering first class marketing art
  • Possesses honed visual communication and commercial art instincts, with the capability to quickly create polished eye-catching executions
  • Is a team player who can take direction and execute against it with little assistance, as well as work independently to generate new advertising campaigns
  • Has a degree in an Art or Design-related field, and 5+ years of experience in a Design Firm, Boutique Studio, or Gaming Studio
  • Responsibilities:
  • Work with the creative team to brainstorm ad concepts, app store creative, and layout banners for use on User Acquisition, or on Glu’s social channels
  • Handle all technical aspects of production
  • Be quick in providing multiple fresh layouts or design iterations that are informed by creative test results and appeal to our individual products’ target audience
  • Execute projects with attention to detail on deadline-driven timelines
  • Required Skills:
  • Expert in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Excellent understanding of color, composition, and typography
  • The ability to handle multiple projects at once as part of a fast-paced, deadline-driven creative team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills 
  • Additional Skills:
  • Retouching/digital painting
  • Experience working with After Effects is a plus but not necessary
  • Must be able to provide a portfolio of recent relevant work demonstrating commercial graphic design work in advertising or marketing.