my itForte - Job Detail

iPhone Game Artist/ Designer
Job ID IT JOBS#118
Location: Sharjah (near Dubai), UAE
Required Skills:
Our client strives to bring the most creative, fun and addictive mobile games for everyone. They offer a platform for entertainment with focus on Games and an opportunity to work in one of the most exciting places.
Launched in 2010, the company has started its projects aiming for many platforms especially iPhone and Android and are working on numerous projects with lots of fun and excitement. Our placement agency has been retained by the client to recruit a Gaming Designer for their office in Sharjah (near Dubai), UAE.
Job Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
- Work closely with the lead developer in crafting creative Artwork for iPhone/ iPad Games including characters, interfaces, levels etc.
- Responsible for the entire gaming artwork including animation. 
Job Requirements (Qualifications/Certifications/Experience/Skills etc.)
- Detail oriented designer with rich experience in the design and production of UI for iPhone and iPad and mobile websites.
- 3+ years of relevant experience 
- Excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS4, CorelDRAW X4,  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended  and Adobe Indesign CS 4 
- Expertise on Sound Forge 9, Adobe Premier Pro CS 4, Adobe Flash CS4 Professional and/or any other software that the candidate is skilled in to create artwork and animation graphics for the game. 
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
Education: Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Designing and Animation 
Experience: 3+ yrs of relevant experience
Contract Type: Permanent, Long Term
Location: Sharjah (Near Dubai), UAE
Sharjah is one of the emirates in the UnitedArabEmirates (UAE) and is located close to Dubai. UAE is a modern country with high per capita income and superior standard of living. The country has a sizeable Indian expat population and offers excellent growth opportunities for professionals.
There are a large number of Indian schools, places of worship, restaurants and markets in the UAE, which makes the place an attractive destination for expats. With people of more than 50 nationalities working in the UAE, it offers a very cosmopolitan environment for professionals and is definitely a great place to work in.