Content Artist

Copenhagen, Denmark Full-time

Content Artist

MovieStarPlanet is a fun and engaging dress up game and a social community for kids aged 8-13. MSP is kind of a big deal - out in 16 countries and have more than 300 million registered profiles. If you’re a talented and enthusiastic 2D Artist, this is your chance to join our team and get to work with a game that affects the lives of millions of kids all over the world.

About The Job
Together with the content team you will be responsible for drawing 2D game content - mainly clothes, but also backgrounds, clipart, pets and animations. We release new content weekly and have a fast-paced production, where you are involved in every part of the production from coming up with ideas to drawing individual assets to uploading and testing.

Being a dress up game a lot of the content we make are clothes. So a love for drawing and to get all the folds and shadows just right is definitely a must. You will be working with a diverse team of eight artists and animators, who love our game and are committed to ensuring its success and you will be reporting to Content Lead of the team. 
As a creative and self motivated individual you will be relied upon to be a consistent source of imaginative ideas - and an interest and understanding of our target audience as well as fashion, trends and pop culture is definitely a plus, as part of your responsibility will be to come up with ideas for what content to produce.

The position will be a 1-year fixed-term contract with the possibility of a permanent hiring. 

Requirements:
- Great drawing skills (vector)
- Experienced in Adobe Animate/ Flash
- Ability to adapt your style to a given art direction
- Be comfortable working in a fast-paced production environment
- Interest in creating fresh and imaginative content for the tween market
- A pragmatic, performance conscious approach
- Fluent in English as English is corporate language 

Nice to have:
- Experienced in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
- 2D Animation skills
- Experience creating graphics for a mobile device
- Familiar with Game development 
- Unity experience

About You
You are a creative soul, and at the same time very productive. You know how to plan your day and the importance of delivering high quality on time. You love to draw and would love to do so most of the day - every day.
You engage with the team and are always willing to collaborate to find the best solution. You are good at taking direction and reacting to feedback.

About Us
MovieStarPlanet ApS is the company behind the games and social networks MovieStarPlanet, BooniePlanet and BlockStarPlanet targeted for kids aged 8-13 years. In the virtual worlds, users design their own MovieStar, BlockStar or Boonie avatar, which is used to play the games and have fun with friends.

Some of the key features include dress-up, chat with friends, create looks, make movies and scrapbooks, design clothes, build worlds and prefabs and play mini-games.

Launched in Denmark in 2009, MovieStarPlanet ApS has experienced explosive growth. Currently, the games are live in 16 countries across 11 European markets as well as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Globally we rank among the most popular virtual worlds for the target group with more than 300 million registered profiles.

MovieStarPlanet ApS employs around 120 staff at the Headquarter based in the attractive surroundings of the new and modern part of Copenhagen called Ørestad, located very close to the city center and the metro line. Corporate language is English.

Why Work With Us?
Touch the lives of millions of kids every day, and be part of a fast-growing company, producing one of the most popular games and social networks in the world for kids.

Your colleagues are highly qualified, creative, and friendly people. We are ambitious and strive to develop and support the world’s most inspiring social network for kids by delivering safe digital entertainment for fun, creativity, and sharing. We believe in learning by doing and taking ownership of tasks and projects, so you will be given a lot of freedom and responsibility from day one!

We have around 20 nationalities working with us, which provides a vibrant atmosphere. We value diversity and believe this contributes to a greater variety of viewpoints, a broader range of individual talents and professional experience.

Our passion for people and the products make us an inspiring, fun, casual and challenging place to work and creates an environment where ideas can flourish.

‘Social’ is both what we do and who we are – so every week there is a social event going on ranging from Friday bars to casual game nights to running clubs. We have a canteen in the building so lunch is served just downstairs and we offer free fruit and healthy snacks daily. For our future foreign colleagues, it could be interesting to know that we offer 5 weeks of vacation for all nationalities (paid when earned), free child 1st sick day and the right to take up to 52 weeks of combined parental leave. 

So, if you want to work with passionate colleagues who care for kids and work hard every day to give them the best platform to have fun with their friends then MovieStarPlanet is the right place for you.

How To Apply
Please apply for this position online by clicking the "Apply for this opening" button. Your application should contain the following:

  • A cover letter – including a short description of your educational background, working experience and why you are motivated to work at MovieStarPlanet
  • Your CV and exam results
  • Your showreel or link to other examples of your work

Application deadline is as soon as possible. We will be holding interviews at the earliest convenience.