At Mojang, we create games, products and services to inspire creativity. We develop games with a strong community focus and put players first in everything we do. Our games are built for everyone, because we believe in demonstrating equality and not just talking about it.
We are now looking for a Consumer Products Designer to join our Consumer Products Creative Team. The team is split between our studios in Redmond/Seattle (US) and Stockholm, meaning that you will be working in close collaboration with the Stockholm studio Art Director and Redmond’s Licensing and Partnerships team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for giving inputs into the strategy from a creative perspective, as well as understanding, researching and giving inputs and recommendations regarding trends and decisions specifically to the Mojang brands. The role mainly consists of licensing work, working directly with licensees globally and currently does not include in-house product development. Further on, you’ll be responsible for implementing the creative vision on own assigned projects, as well as supporting ideation and concepts to drive a strong brand presence.
As a Designer at Mojang, we will also look to you in contributing to improving collaboration and communication both within the team and with other teams, by either mentoring our more junior colleagues, participating in knowledge sharing sessions and creative sessions, or any other ways you can impart your experience and knowledge.
- Relevant work experience as a Designer.
- Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
- Strong understanding of market trends with an ability to easily translate and adapt to brand aesthetics.
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
- If you have experience with illustration, 3d art or graphic design it’s considered a “nice to have”.
To succeed in this role you have an ability to balance multiple projects and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. You have a strong self-drive and an ability to take initiatives around upcoming marketing beats and releases. Since a part of the job includes providing clear, written, visual and verbal feedback to partners, making presentations and rationalise design choices to different stakeholders, we see that you are a team player with strong communication skills. And of course, you are a highly conceptual and creative thinker with a passion for a variety of consumer products, the integrity of the Mojang brand and the brand’s design, as well as bringing the Franchise/s from the game platform and into other touchpoints.
If this sounds like you, we would love to talk to you!
Studio location: Stockholm
Reports to: Creative Lead Consumer Products
Employment type: Full time
Mojang is a Microsoft-owned game developer studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. We are best known as the creators of Minecraft, and are currently working on several new games, a movie, a board game, and lots more – all within the Minecraft franchise.
To help us create amazing things, we have built an equally amazing studio space. Situated right on the water by Söder Mälarstrand, it’s filled to the brim with all the tools, toys and inspiration required to create world-class entertainment. But of course, the people of Mojang are what makes this place truly special. When you join, you’ll find yourself in the company of incredibly bright, warm, and creative individuals – all united and working toward a single goal. Come help us achieve it!
Mojang strives to be a diverse and inclusive studio and if you think this job sounds like your passion, you are more than welcome to apply, no matter who you are or where you are from.