Art Director (2D)

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November 22, 2020
Full Time
Gothenburg, SE

We are looking for an Art Director (2D). Is that you?

Key art for the games Lost in Random, The Gunk, and Steamworld Heist

Come work with us at Thunderful! We are currently looking for an experienced 2D artist to lead the creative vision for a game that is currently in pre-production. As an Art Director, you will be in charge of developing the overall look of the game, including backgrounds, characters and UI. It also your job to communicate this style to a small team of artists and making sure the final result looks great all-around.


  • 2D art expertise
  • At least 3 years of experience in the games industry as an artist
  • Solid artistic background and strong sense of aesthetics
  • The ability to take the art from idea to shippable pixels

Bonus points

  • Experience in Blender
  • Character animation
  • Technical skills, such as working with rigging, shaders and scripts

What’s in it for you?

  • Free Thunderful games
  • Collective agreement (Tekniktjänsteavtalet)
  • Flextid
  • Friskvårdsbidrag
  • Great colleagues

We are Thunderful

Games: Thunderful is a creative development studio where quality is the most important parameter. We make polished gems. We focus on contained, single-player products in the triple-I to double-A range. In terms of customer satisfaction, we aim to be a world leader in this segment.

People: Each Thunderful individual makes a difference. We share a passion for playing and making great games. Our job is per definition an art form, as creating gems takes hard work and a desire to succeed. Each project can be a tough, hard road, but also inspiring and rewarding. A mindset of passion and brilliance deserves and fosters success. We want all co-workers to share this passion and will to achieve greatness.

How to apply for this fantastic job

This role is a full-time position in our Gothenburg-office. At the moment our teams are working from home and we accept applicants who work off-site, but once the Covid 19 situation is under control (hopefully around spring) we want you to work on-site. We review applications ongoing.

Please write “Art Director (2D)” in the subject line of your email and send your application with a cover letter and your resume to

We are looking forward to your application!

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