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Jagex Games Studio are looking for a talented GUI Artist to join our growing RuneScape development team.
We're searching for a passionate and creative individual who is comfortable working alongside multiple art disciplines, designing and producing a broad range of well-polished visuals & UI components.
The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio with a strong graphic design understanding, previous mobile UI experience, a keen eye for a well-functioning UI layout and the impact bad UI has upon user experience. Being technically minded and a creative problem solver is a plus.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.
Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilites:
Collaborate with RuneScape developers to define and implement innovative UI solutions
Execute UI visuals from concept, through creation to final developer hand-off
Conceptualize UI designs that bring simplicity and usability to complex game designs
Create wireframes & user flows to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Strong graphic design & traditional art ability, showcased by portfolio examples
Experience in creating a wide range of UI elements
Expertise in Photoshop & Illustrator
Experience in creating wireframes & user flows
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Ability to present and discuss designs with peers and game designers
Up-to-date with UI trends & techniques
Good understanding of UX
Knowledge of After Effects
Familiarity with engines Unity or Unreal are a plus
Experience in a 3D packages (Max, Maya)
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies