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Guthrix
02-02-2006, 09:23 AM
Jagex Ltd, developer and publisher of online games, seeks a highly creative, enthusiastic and energetic Junior Designer to join our creative team. This role will be to support the design team in the production of artwork for both print and online advertising, including on-line banners and press advertising.

Key duties include:
- Manage advertising and banners campaigns;
- Control and organise release schedules;
- Thinking creatively about getting educational messages / banners out to players in a fun type of way;
- Responsible for copywriting and communications of the companyís literature: brochures, banners, advertising material, online communication, presentations, press releases;
- Work effectively and be self motivated to take responsibility for project delivery within strict timescales;
Requirements:
- Experience using Macromedia Flash and Photoshop or Paintshop;
- Proficiency producing 2D Graphics and web design;
- Good drawing skills, with experience of sketching out storyboards and other artwork;
- Ability to demonstrate creative concepts and art direction;
- Experience of quality control including a keen eye for detail in all areas from artwork through to finished piece;
- Excellent writing and communication skills, being able to express a message clearly, briefly and persuasively;
- A positive communicator with the ability to work collaboratively with staff from all areas of the Agency;
- Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated with a strong work ethic and high level of initiative;
- Communication, Art and Design or equivalent degree.
Also useful:
- 3D graphics experience would be a bonus, but it is not essential.
- An interest in computer games or RPGs;

Salary: £16k - £20k depending on experience, annual bonus, health care, gym membership and other benefits.
Location: Cambridge. Candidates must be able to work in Cambridge or to re-locate.

Application: Send your CV (as Word document) with covering letter to: gjobs@jagex.com. (quoting the job reference CDC01 )
Please attach examples of at least 2 flash works/banners you have already done.

We will contact you directly if we wish to proceed further with your application. Interviews will be held in the Cambridge office.

About Jagex Ltd - Company Profile
Jagex Ltd was founded in December 2001. Itís principal product is the massively multiplayer online game RuneScape. Since its launch RuneScape has grown to over 4,000,000 active free players, whilst the membersí version has over 580,000 paying subscribers. The company now has 150 employees mostly based in the Cambridge office.
Jagex intends to become a significant operator in all the major gaming markets worldwide; developing and commercialising highly compelling persistent character games that appeal to a wide audience. Our ambition for 2006 is to exceed 750,000 subscribers for RuneScape and a further 3 languages.

Website: www.jagex.com/corporate (http://www.jagex.com/corporate) & www.runescape.com (http://www.runescape.com)