2D Game Artist

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 double-A range.
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Thunderful is looking for a 2D Game Artist to join us at our office in Malmö!

About Thunderful:

Thunderful is a new company formed by a number of small indie companies coming together to make something greater than they could have done independently. Over the last few years, Thunderful has grown into four different offices with roughly 120 people making games in team sizes between 15-35 people. 

The teams within have developed the award-winning SteamWorld series, known for its frequent genre-hopping and inclusive design, as well as more recent AA-games like The GunkLost in Random, and other, un-announced but equally charming titles.

Job description:

  • In close collaboration with the art team, develop the look and feel of our 3D games through thoroughly iterated & richly detailed mockups
  • Create UI & 2D game assets
  • Be a part of concepting new ideas, characters & environments


  • 3+ years of relevant game Industry Experience
  • Work remote at first, then on location in Malmö later
  • A portfolio that demonstrates character and environment design skills
  • Ability to bring an idea all the way from concept to polished asset
  • Able to match & adapt to various art styles
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • Can communicate clearly, articulate ideas, and give/receive feedback

Bonus points:

  • 1 or more shipped games
  • Experience in Unity or other game engines
  • Experience in Blender or other 3D packages
  • Can create 2D game animations
  • Has a BFA or equivalent art degree
  • Experience in UI/UX design

    What we offer :

    • Collective Agreement - Tekniktjänsteavtalet (+ union club)
      • Pension plan (tjänstepension)
      • Paid overtime
    • Flexible work hours
    • Yearly wellness grant (friskvårdsbidrag)
    • Occupational Health Care
    • Weekly Wellness activity hour

    Thunderful Malmö

    Thunderful have come to Malmö to stay! We are looking for talented, friendly and highly creative people with all kinds of backgrounds & perspectives to build the best games possible - and have a blast while doing so! We aim to keep the good parts of a smaller studio while expanding. 

    Our office is located at the wonderful Devhub, an environment filled with game companies & indie developers.

    Additional information

    • Remote status

      Temporarily remote

    Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

    Thunderful Malmö

    Torggatan 2
    211 40 Malmö Directions jobs@thunderfulgames.com


    • Collective agreement (Tekniktjänsteavtalet)

      - Paid Overtime

      - Pension Plan (Tjänstepension)

      - Parental Leave Additional Pay

    • Flexible work hours

    • Yearly Wellness Allowance (friskvårdsbidrag)

    • In-house gym/fitness facilities (dependent on location)

    • Weekly Wellness activity hours

    • Occupational Health Care

    • ... and more!

    Our offices

    Thunderful Games operates up north in the beautiful country of Sweden, with teams in four cities. Our HQ stands tall in Gothenburg, the nation's second-largest city. A few hours away by train, you'll find its siblings in Skövde, Malmö, and Karlshamn. All facilities sport state-of-the-art tools and passionate teams hard at work on the best games you've yet to play.

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