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Senior Marketing Artist

Sumo Digital
Auroch Digital, Bristol
1 month ago
About Auroch Digital

Auroch Digital is a Bristol-based videogame developer with a passion for making games that relate to and deal with real-world issues. We work on original titles, partnerships, and work-for-hire projects – specialising in strategy, retro, porting and, digital tabletop games –including Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, Brewmaster, and Mars Horizon.

Day in the Life of a Senior Marketing Artist

As part of our dynamic team, you'll be instrumental in crafting captivating graphic design assets to promote seasonal content and DLC for our first AAA outsource project. Leveraging your expertise in tools like Unreal Engine, Maya, and Photoshop, you'll seamlessly integrate art into a consistent theme that enthralls players and drives engagement.

In this role, you'll collaborate closely with our 3D Content Creation Team and Marketing Teams, designing key art, icons, banners, and more for game store fronts and online platforms. Your ability to proactively manage deadlines and communicate effectively with stakeholders will ensure smooth workflow and timely delivery of assets.

What you need to do this job:

• A portfolio demonstrating prior experience creating marketing art, preferably one that shows a combination of 3D and 2D workflows.

• Ability to help develop and maintain a consistent art direction for individual marketing initiatives

• Demonstrated ability to use Maya and Unreal Engine (or Unity with desire to learn Unreal) to create 3D scenes for the creation of assets.

• Comfortable learning and using in-house tools, including debugging toolsets, to access and arrange assets in development for marketing purposes.

• Ability to use Photoshop, Illustrator and/or similar software for touching up base imagery.

• Comfortable using Perforce for version control.

• Pro-active communicator and excellent problem solver, able to work independently and unblock themselves.

What’s in it for you?

Auroch also offers a highly personable benefits package which has something for everyone, no matter where you are in your career.

Financial: Annual bonus, flexible benefits allowance (to purchase add-on benefits marked*), salary sacrifice pension, employee referral scheme (up to £3,000), financial/home buying consultations, workplace ISA and other schemes for tech loans, cars, bicycles and much more!
Work-life balance: Flexible working, 21 free choice days holiday, bank holidays, birthday off, a duvet day raising to 4 with service, Christmas shutdown (Christmas Eve to New Year), options to buy or sell +5/-5 days annual leave*, and an optional 3 month unpaid sabbatical after 3 years service!
Health and Wellbeing: Dental insurance, income protection, life assurance, BUPA private healthcare*, leading EAP programs (Remote GP, Mental Health and Physio appointments), critical illness cover*, health cash plan* and funded flu vaccines/eye tests.
Personal Development: Structured Personal Development tool, regular appraisals, annual salary reviews, access to Udemy learning platform, 5/8 learning days per annum (1 can be used as a volunteer day), award-winning L&D team and yearly attendance to the Sumo Developers Conference (link to video).
Extra Perks: A variety of in-studio perks, regular care packages, regular studio days out (family welcome), studio-led social activities (game jams, yoga, life drawing and more), sabbaticals (at 10 years service) and an annual gaming subscription.

*These benefits are part of our flexible benefits options and are opt-in selections.

Inclusion and Belonging at Sumo Group:

We are dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security to our people while delivering a first-class experience to our partners and players.

As a people business, the success of our people is the success of our company. We prioritise taking care of them with a focus on supporting them, nurturing their talent and providing a healthy, friendly, enriching, creative and safe environment in which to work.

Sumo's employee diversity group, PRISM, exists to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, equality & wellbeing across the company and plays a key role in Sumo's ongoing goal of fostering environments where all employees feel safe, welcome & represented.

Our charitable and community initiatives provide support for meaningful causes that matter to our employees, clients and partners.

We continue to work to improve diversity in our recruitment and promotion processes, and to actively encourage people from marginalised groups to consider a career in the games industry.

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