UI/ UX Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
UK
Area:
North UK
City:
Wakefield
Posted:
29-May-18
Company:
Seven Data Science
Job Ref:

I am now looking for an experienced UI/UX designer to join my clients Design Team.

In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Defining the overall vision for and the design of the game’s user interface
  • The creation of documentation to help communicate the vision, including but not limited to wireframes and flowcharts
  • The creation of working prototypes that demonstrate the design and help reduce risk in the production phase of development
  • The creation of and continued development of all aspects of a game’s UI, including but not limited to the game’s Menu System and HUD
  • Working closely with the Creative Director, design lead, art and animation team, sound designer and production team to realise the design and improve the user experience
  • Taking an iterative approach to development by working closely with the Usability department to improve the end user’s understanding of how to interact with the UI and improve the overall user experience
  • Championing the design department’s UI/UX related work, guiding future approaches to UI/UX and helping set the agenda for any training to be undertaken by other designers
  • Ensuring an overall high quality level of the UI design, and User Experience

 

The Key Skills we need are:

  • The ability to communicate your vision to designers, artists, programmers, producers and others involved in the development process. This may involve presenting ideas both verbally and on paper, for which writing and the ability to communicate your idea in a visual form are required.
  • A strong knowledge of software used in UI development, preferably including but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Abobe Illustrator, Unity UI and Unreal UMG

 

In addition, you must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:

  • The ideal candidate has at least 2 years of experience in a UI/UX design role within the games industry and has shipped at least one commercial title
  • A keen interest in general in User Interface design, the field of User Experience, and the continued development of these subjects
  • An end-user driven approach to design
  • An appreciation of graphic design and typographical trends, with an eye for composition, balance and readability
  • Understanding of and appreciation of information architecture
  • Ideally experience of developing user interfaces for a variety of game genres on a variety of platforms
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a proactive problem solver
  • Have a highly organised approach to working in a team and working alone
  • Systematic and strategic thinking
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Be enthusiastic and quick to learn to apply new creative techniques and technology
  • Experience of rapid prototyping
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Unity and/or Unreal
  • Experience of working within a development team
  • A proactive approach to continuously improving Team17’s working practices towards UI/UX development

 

Remuneration:

  • Highly competitive salary plus excellent benefits package.
Contact Details:
Seven Data Science
Tel: 01473569569
Contact: Liam Huffee
Email:

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