UI Artist [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

About the Employer

JOB DESCRIPTION

The UI Artist will be responsible for creating high quality, modern interface solutions, 2D artworks and animations for game development.

Primary Objectives

  • Create modern Interface Designs from conception to final quality
  • Translate high-level gameplay ideas into visual functional UI Designs
  • Establish logical, readable UI solutions and usability strategies

Specific Tasks

  • Develop flexible designs that ensure extension and further development
  • Layout and implement HUD & Menu designs
  • Create convincing UI animations to drive attention and offer guidance for players
  • Provide good Information Hierarchy that enhances the player experience
  • Communicate ideas & concepts with international teams and stakeholders
  • Assist Engineers to ensure implementation reflects the Design Vision

Qualifications


Skills

  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or Flash
  • Good sense for Motion design / Motion graphics
  • Proficient in creating ideas, prototyping and final realization
  • Profound graphic design skills (design, layout, typography)
  • Think critically and conceptually
  • Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project
  • Be self-motivated and organized

Knowledge and Experience

  • Work experience of at least 2 years in the Video Game industry
  • Good knowledge in Animation (2d or 3d)
  • Profound knowledge of UI implementation processes in video game projects
  • Familiar with industry game engines and prototyping workflows
  • Practical experience with data management software (perforce)
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

Bonus

  • Strong compositing skills and video editing skills are a plus (After effects, Premiere)
  • Being an avid gamer is a plus

Portfolio

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of modern layouts and screen design
  • Examples of dynamic motion design and interface animations
  • Examples of style variety
  • Examples of icons and other UI elements