Senior UI Designer (Dirty Bomb)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Games and Level Design
Region:
UK
Area:
Other UK
City:
Bromley
Posted:
16-Oct-17
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:
781189

About Dirty Bomb & Splash Damage
Dirty Bomb takes first person shooters back to their purest roots in a fast-paced team game that will challenge even the most competent players.  It's the latest evolution in the multiplayer gameplay that Splash Damage has become known for, and is a product of our lifelong passion for hardcore multiplayer gaming!

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio just outside of the CDA Containment Wall around London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. We're now expanding our Dirty Bomb team to take it to another level, and are looking for superstars to help us make it happen.
The Role
Splash Damage's Senior UI Designers bring the user experience vision for our projects to life by applying their substantial experience and technical expertise.

Senior UI Designers are well-versed in user-centred design methodologies and make a major impact at all stages of the UI design workflow. They establish the visual design direction for our interfaces, craft both static designs and animations with the highest degree of polish, and work closely with our UI engineers to get the best out of our technology.

Senior UI Designers can work autonomously and make smart decisions with the information at hand. They effectively communicate their team's solutions both verbally and visually, and can represent their team both internally as well as to external partners. They always look for ways to push themselves and their projects further, and regularly pass their experience on to other members of their team.

We believe that leveling up our skills is an essential part of the job and offer regular training opportunities and mentorship to all our UI designers.
Required Skills and Experience

- A very strong background in UI design; you've worked on at least two commercial projects from start to finish and know Photoshop and Illustrator like the back of your hand

- Player-centred approach to UI design, with solid knowledge of design processes and methodologies

- Exceptional fluency in current and upcoming design as well as typographical trends, with a keen eye for composition, clarity and usability

- Solid understanding of animation principles and the ability to visualise UI animations in AfterEffects or Flash

- A can-do attitude and strong teamwork skills; you love working with others to craft solutions and can provide direction and feedback to other designers when needed

- Great time management and organisational skills; you can plan projects at both roadmap and sprint-level and get the job done without close supervision

- Excellent communication and presentation skills; you're able to present ideas clearly and confidently to audiences of all experience levels

- A real passion for games UI and clear enthusiasm for playing games

Preferred Skills and Experience

- Prior game development experience on PC

- Experience managing or mentoring others

- Experience in user research and focus testing

Perks & Benefits
Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Splash Damage Developer Obsidian Loadout Cards!!1!one1!
- The occasional tasty treat from our wonderful fan base
- Private medical insurance that will cover you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service 
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance program
- Referral fee

Find out more on our  Perks & Benefits  page.
Studio Culture
Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games / shooting people in the face and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Find out more on our  Culture  page.

Contact Details:
Splash Damage
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