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Senior UI Designer

2096044157

£0 - £0 Per Hour

Cambridge

United Kingdom

Programming and Development

ASAP

24/01/2019

25/03/2019

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

We are Frontier.

We are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain's biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK's Best Places to Work by GamesIndustry.biz.

As a Senior UI Designer at Frontier you will have the opportunity to lead a small team of talented UI designers on a multi-platform project. Working in line with the project vision and a partially complete style guide, you will use your initiative to build relationships with the game designers, iteratively develop interaction designs and work closely with the development team to create the best experiences within the budget.

If you have a keen eye for fluent design, can transform game requirements into user-centered design artefacts, love solving problems and have a portfolio of UI design work, continue reading.

To be considered for this position, we will need to see examples of your UI design process, so please include a link to your portfolio with your application.
Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Game Designers to build features from scratch-from wireframes, to interactive prototypes and high fidelity mockups
  • Provide Senior UI expertise to help mentor more junior members of the team
  • Create icons and layouts in keeping with a partially established art style
  • Champion usability and user-centred design
  • Work closely with the team to understand problems and collaboratively develop smart solutions
  • Create high quality features that can be programmed and engineered by the Developers

  • About you
    Essential

  • Personality
  • Self-driven
  • Conscientious
  • Comfortable with feedback
  • Interested in games

  • UI design skills, including:
  • User centred design
  • Wireframing
  • User flows
  • Interaction design
  • High fidelity prototyping

  • Visual design skills, including:
  • Iconography
  • Composition
  • Typography
  • Colour theory



  • Desirable

  • 2+ years' experience in the games industry
  • Passion for games and game design
  • Experience mentoring/leading more junior members of the team
  • Confident when presenting their designs and ability to take critique

  • What we can offer you
    At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

    We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, childcare vouchers, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio's success.

    We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.



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