Visual Designer (UI)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Frankfurt
Posted:
19-Sep-16
Company:
Crytek
Job Ref:


Crytek is looking for a Visual Designer (UI) to work on a VR project at our Frankfurt office, Germany.

The Visual Designer is responsible to translate compelling gameplay into visual functional designs, and to evolve the aesthetic quality of game menus and user interfaces. This role will work closely with Art direction, Game Design and UI Programming for designing user-friendly interfaces of our VR games.

Responsibilities :

-Drive, prototype, communicate, and evolve the aesthetic quality of game menus and user interfaces.
-Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex gameplay mechanics.
-Assure that game information is well conveyed through a user friendly interface.
-Evolve and maintain UI guidelines including colors, icons, typographic specifications, graphic, photographic and motion concepts as well as other relevant elements.
-Execute all design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
-Go beyond “flat” screens with meaningful transitions and captivating animations.
-Be part of a team to conduct user research and evaluate user feedback.
-Work with Art direction, Game Design and UI Programming to define the architecture, user flows, user experience and interaction designs that effectively and directly solve player needs.
-Complete tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high quality standard.
-Demonstrate ownership and responsibility.
-Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.
-Create documentation of your work and prepare workshops for your team members about your work.

Requirements:

-Demonstrable UI design and animation skills with a portfolio.
-A degree in Design or equivalent qualification.
-Specialized in the creation of interfaces and in menu design.
-Strong experience with interactive design including overall concept/vision, layout, typography and usability.
-Understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Flash.
-Very good feeling for composition, color and typography
-A good sense for modern, state of the art layout and design.
-Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail.
-Excellent understanding of UI/UX flow and function design.
-Ability to solve challenges creatively and effectively.
-Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
-Able to both give and receive critical feedback regarding various aspects of the project.
-Strong english communication skills, in written and verbal.
-Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
-A positive team-oriented attitude.
-Strong English communication and writing skills.
-Be proactive and self-motivated.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Pluses:

-Experience with CRYENGINE.
-Experience with virtual reality development.
-Understanding of 3DSMAX
-Usability testing experience.

What you can expect from us:

-A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
-Flexible work time.
-FUN.
-Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
-Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
-Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
-Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
-Relocation support.
-A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

For more information visit www.crytek.com and www.cryengine.com .

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