Content Designer

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We are the makers of casual mobile hit Love & Pies, which globally launched in September 2021 and has now found its way into the hands of millions of players around the world. We’re backed by Supercell, one of the biggest and best in the industry.

We make games for everyone that are snackable yet nourishing — built to fit into your daily life, but with the emotional depth of your favourite TV show. Our team always comes first at Trailmix, and our culture is built on both high performance and high care — we strive to be the best versions of ourselves, but always within an environment based on inclusivity, respect and safety, no matter who you are or where you come from.

Content Designer

We’re looking for a Content Designer to join us at Trailmix and help implement fantastic storylines for our game, Love & Pies. You’ll be taking the narrative scripts our skilled writers have created and craft in-game cutscenes from them using our custom Unity toolset. This role combines technical, artistic and design skills, with a great focus on cinematic thinking. We want someone who can excel at the nuts and bolts of implementation, but who also brings an artistic eye to our content, to ensure it’s as fun and high-quality as possible for our players. Overall, your responsibility will be to regularly deliver high quality cutscenes in a strict time frame, helping to steer our evolving storyline to our players.

The Content Designer will also play a key part in achieving Trailmix’s mission: to foster a culture of trust, respect and creativity which allows us to make long lasting games that can be played by everyone.

Responsibilities

  • Create game cinematics using Unity & in-house tools to fully utilise cameras, character and animations to connect the player with story and progress.
  • Bring an eye for detail and visuals, to identify or resolve quality and technical issues within the game levels and cutscenes.
  • Liaise with narrative leads, artists and QA managers at the right stages of the process to support and inform story chapter development.
  • Bring an eye for detail and visuals, to identify or resolve quality and technical issues within the game levels and cutscenes.
  • Work to agreed deadlines in a self-sufficient and timely manner to ensure our players continue to experience consistent and awesome game content.

Requirements

  • Experience in Unity, Unreal or bespoke content tooling, ideally with asset, animation and camera related work to convey narrative.
  • Passion & ability to take work from writer and create fully fledged in-game cutscenes, with key skills being an eye and ability to be creative with visual placement and  timing to create the maximum impact for players.
  • Reflect a player-first mindset - being able to demonstrate that you respect and can act as a champion for our audience with the content creation.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken, and reflect experience in working with other disciplines to deliver creative work.
  • A demonstrable ability to work independently to produce high quality work within agreed time frames.

Great to Have

  • Familiarity in animation techniques, such as animation theory, or software experience, such as Spine.
  • Knowledge of storyboarding, blocking out scenes and general pipeline methods.
  • Background in proofreading and editing scripts.

Location

Trailmix is currently operating under a hybrid work model - we have 3 days a week (Monday, Thursday & Friday) in person at our studio in Kings Cross, with the remaining 2 days available to work from home.

Benefits

  • Hybrid working
  • Contributory Pension
  • Tax advantaged Stock options
  • Fully comprehensive Private Medical Care including Dental Care (premiums paid by Trailmix)
  • 28 days Holiday (including 3 company holiday days around Christmas)
  • Free drinks and snacks in the office
  • Company gifts and swag
  • Socials and events

Inclusive Culture

Trailmix was founded to make a positive impact on our players, our community, and our colleagues. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture, and fostering an environment where people can flourish is our priority. We think it’s vital that players see themselves represented in games, and in Love & Pies we showcase the beautiful diversity of life. Love & Pies represents the people we are and the people we love, and we’re always looking to add more people who want to design games for everyone.

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