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Senior UI Artist

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Negotiable

Amsterdam

Netherlands

Art and Animation

ASAP

19/09/2019

18/11/2019

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No


The Senior UI artist is responsible for the aesthetics and behavior of the UI in our VR games and experiences. Working closely together with Game Designers, he/she also plays a vital role in the UX design, ensuring the user is presented with a visually beautiful and easy-to-understand experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define the visual UI style and behavior and document this in a style guide;
  • Iterate and validate your designs through functional mock-ups;
  • Ensure a solid UX design and flow through a structured way of thinking;
  • Create and animate 2D and 3D UI assets and implement these in the game engine;
  • Safeguard an optimal end user experience.


  • DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years as a UI artist in the game or related industry;
  • Expert understanding of UI design principles like priority, weight, form, color etc.;
  • Experience in 2D and 3D content creation for UIs (Photoshop and Maya preferred);
  • Experience with implementing UI content in Unity and/or UE4;
  • Good understanding of Unreal Blueprint for rapid prototyping and validating designs
  • Great affinity with the UI/UX field
  • A user-centered approach to ensure clarity and readability in designs.


  • BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A user-centered approach to ensure clarity and readability in designs.
  • 3D modeling and/or animation background;
  • Experience with spatial UI/UX design;
  • A passion for emerging technologies like VR, AR and MR;
  • Concept art skills;
  • Passionate about games with an ability to analyse competitive products for their strengths and weaknesses.


  • ABOUT YOU:

  • You are passionate about game design and you love to create new things;
  • You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both oral and written;
  • You are highly communicative;
  • You are not afraid of creative clashes;
  • You think outside the box;
  • You can adapt to different visual styles;
  • You are a creative & methodical thinker;
  • You are able to iterate upon your designs autonomously or with limited support.


  • WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A culture that values a healthy work-life balance;
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Benefits according to experience and job;
  • 26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more;
  • A healthy lunch buffet with regular hot meals and specials;
  • 30% Income tax ruling for eligible expats;
  • Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation;
  • Free pension plan;
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam;
  • Group activities and an annual VR game jam;
  • Friday afternoon drinks;
  • The latest VR hardware which you can borrow and take home.


  • For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).



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