UI Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
22-Nov-18
Company:
Certain Affinity Inc.
Job Ref:
UI Artist

UI Artist

Design  Austin, Texas

Description

Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? How about more than one? Certain Affinity is an exclusive Austin studio comprised of a tightly-knit group of experienced industry veterans committed to a solid work/life balance. We’re best known for co-developing multiple AAA FPS products, but also work on a few projects of our own, and have very interesting new projects in the works.

Are you an artist that understands how important the UI is to a game’s brand and player experience? Do you notice – and appreciate – when a game’s style is consistent throughout a game’s UI? Does it really bother you when the texture resolution of UI elements are not pixel-accurate, or when its’ screens have terrible composition? Do you love seeing beautifully designed icons?

Certain Affinity is looking for a UI Artist to help us build the best games for our co-dev partners and our internal IP teams! Be part of a multi-product UI/UX team designing gorgeous player interfaces across PC, Console, VR, and Mobile platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop icons, widgets, full-screen layouts, and immersive overlays
  • Work closely with the UX Lead, UI Art Lead, and Creative Lead to ensure all usability and experiential goals are achieved while yielding a visual design that’s harmonious with the game’s overall style
  • Work with the Engineering team to export and integrate engine-ready assets and ensure the artistic vision is maintained in-game
  • Participate in critiques and revise work based on feedback from team members and product stakeholders

Requirements

  • A deep passion for games
  • Made contributions to the UI of at least two shipped games
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and graphic design
  • Good analog & digital drawing skills with an ability to render in a variety of styles
  • Good visual communication skills and the ability to deliver and receive constructive criticism
  • Expert proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, and After-Effects
  • Familiarity with producing multi-resolution source assets
  • Ability to create animated motion-comps and develop interactive prototypes of your designs
  • Demonstrate player-empathy when designing interfaces for games that may not be the type of game you would normally play
  • Manage time and priorities across multiple projects in an efficient manner

Extra Credit

  • Skilled at developing logos, branding, and identity guidelines
  • Experience with Unreal’s UMG/Slate framework
  • Experience with LUA, Python, C# or other programming languages
  • Proficiency with Axure, Sketch, XD, UXPin, or similar enterprise-level UX tool

Certain Affinity also offers relocation for this position to assist you in the move to Austin, Texas where we reside and live the dream!

Contact Details:
Certain Affinity Inc.
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Contact: Recruitment Team
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