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Treyarch is looking for a talented 2D Artist/Animator to join our in-house team to deliver a large variety of dynamic content types for our games. A successful candidate will be an Artist who is skilled in digital illustration, motion design, and using generative AI tools. This is a critical role which focuses on developing visual designs using a blend of creative and technical skills.

What you’ll do...

  • Create amazing 2D illustrations, backgrounds, and animations featuring characters, weapons, and equipment in a variety of exciting styles

  • Polish 2D art made by humans and generative AI tools

  • Work collaboratively with an onsite studio team while multi-tasking on a high volume of content under tight deadlines

To succeed you should have...

  • Exceptional skills and expertise in digital sketching, drawing, and painting, as well as advanced expertise in working with generative AI tools such as Stable Diffusion, Vizcom, Dall-E, or equivalent

  • A solid foundation in animation principles using a variety of animation packages

  • An amazing attention to quality, color, visual storytelling, anatomy, graphic design, and motion

  • An impressive creative portfolio demonstrating the ability to generate a variety of content types that use characters, weapons, environments in different styles to tell a visual story

  • A team player personality, who is good at taking direction, works efficiently and has excellent communication skills

  • The ability to self-manage and to identify and meet deadlines and goals.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, both creatively and technically

  • High proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects) and other relevant design tools

  • 5+ years’ experience in interactive media, Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or related field

We’d love it if you also have...

  • Experience working within the film or gaming industry, with exposure to tight-deadline production environments

  • Experience with 3D packages like Maya and Blender, especially with lighting and rendering

  • A college degree in Media/Interactive Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, or Industrial Design

  • The capability to evangelize new work processes and innovations

Candidates will need to submit the following:

  • Resume

  • Online Portfolio (with breakdown)

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

About Treyarch

Founded in 1996, Treyarch is a videogame studio whose purpose is to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. With this purpose in mind, we crafted the award winning Call of Duty: Black Ops series and pioneered the fan favorite Zombies mode.

At Treyarch, we empower the team to be individually driven to innovate on our games, processes, and culture. How we do things is just as important as what we do.

Studio culture and development, we believe it’s a team effort and that collaboration and hearing one another is key. Every day we face the large and small challenges together and every voice matters.

These values guide us in our mission to create moments that matter. Both to the players and to us, the creators. In an era where triumphs and defeats are readily shared, seeing players engage with our creations gives us great pride. Come help us create that next moment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To learn more about our studio, please visit us at, on Facebook at, and @treyarch on Twitter.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;

  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.