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June 2016

Working as a Photoshop Artist at Big Viking Games

By | Career Advice, Culture, Recruiting | No Comments

We’re looking to hire a Photoshop Artist and Illustrator for YoWorld, so we wanted to share an insider perspective from one of our existing artists. Here’s Travis’ experience of what it’s like to work at Big Viking Games as a Photoshop Artist.

EmployeeHighlightWhat made you decide to apply to Big Viking Games?

I have always loved making and playing video games. When applying, I liked that BVG produces live, social games, so I would be able to see players enjoying my art in real time. The promise of working on something new every day also appealed to me.

What is the most challenging aspect of being a YoWorld Photoshop Artist?

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Designing the Future at NXNE Future Land Interactive Conference

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0283badA post by Big Viking Games CEO, Albert Lai

It’s no secret that I am a huge believer in the potential of Ontario for becoming the next amazing hot spot for tech and mobile games. We are fortunate to have a fertile ecosystem for tech growth, sustained by a government that is aligned to make this happen, and a strong pipeline of creative and tech talent from Ontario’s educational institutions.

Events like the North by Northeast Future Land Interactive Conference, where I joined a panel this week, are great catalysts to keep this tech ecosystem humming. NXNE’s music-focused festival is a Toronto fixture, and this year they introduced the Interactive Conference to broaden the focus of the festival to include our city’s red-hot gaming community. Read More