UI Artist/Senior UI Artist

Location
Cambridge, UK
Type
Permanent
Discipline
UI

We’re looking for an experienced Graphic Designer/UI Artist to join our UI team. You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and optimization of UI assets including navigation, menu options, player modes etc.for our highly successful games. You will create interfaces that are graphically interesting, but also intuitive and player-friendly.

If successful, you'll be the driving force in raising the bar in our user interfaces across a range of projects. Experience isn't everything; a strong, diverse portfolio and hunger to innovate are the qualities we are looking for. So, if you're looking for a new and interesting challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and iterate on UI style guides
  • Apply style guides to wireframe UI
  • Create bespoke UI
  • Create art assets (e.g. Icons)
  • Collaborate with Artists, Designers, Technical Artists and Programmers to produce features and assets
  • Request and take on board feedback/critique from leads/art directors to continuously improve your work

Your portfolio will include the following:

  • Focus on UI and Graphic Design
  • Polished layouts and compositions
  • Typeface selection and pairing
  • Iconography
  • Other kinds of graphic design, e.g. print, illustration (optional)
  • Motion design (optional)

Personal Qualities

  • Outstanding work ethic—self motivated, hard working and enthusiastic
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism with a view to continuously improving your work and that of the team
  • Good communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate pro-actively within the team and cross-functionally
  • You will have a strong focus on and act as a champion for the player experience and how UI can add value to this

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

  • Good graphic design skills and experience (e.g. iconography, layout and typography)
  • Interest in and up to date knowledge of current trends in visual communication
  • Knowledge of industry standard 2D graphics applications (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects etc.)

Desirable

  • Ideally degree qualified in a relevant subject
  • Motion graphics knowledge
  • A passion for computer games

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