Lead UI Technical Artist

About the Employer

We’re Criterion, and we love making games!

For more than fifteen years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning games. Our talented people have expressed their passion for world-class game feel, AAA audiovisual quality and technical innovation in the Burnout and Need for Speed series and and more recently in Battlefield 1, Star Wars X-Wing VR, Starfighter Assault and Arcade for Star Wars Battlefront II and Firestorm for Battlefield V.

We believe that healthy, engaged teams make great games, so we place enormous value on collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspectives. We’d love to hear yours! Crunch doesn’t help make a better game. We don’t do it. For the past three years we are very proud to have been recognised by gamesindustry.biz as one of the best places to work in the UK. Let’s talk about how you could be a part of it.

What a Lead UI Technical Artist does at Criterion

We are looking for creative and collaborative people to build the game’s User Interface. You will ensure it is implemented efficiently within the game’s visual scripting and layout engine following engineering principles.

You will work in a team with other UI TAs, Designers, Artists, Engineers and a Producer to build seamless and immersive interfaces to make the player’s experience as intuitive and appealing as possible.

You will use your experience to help mentor the UI TA team, improve workflows and create assets for the interface as part of a creative and collaborative team.

You Will Need

  • Experience leading development of UI features from concept design to live service.
  • Expert understanding of a visual scripting system.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for UI issues.
  • Understanding of various gaming platform limitations and requirements.
  • A love of games

We appreciate the work contractors provide, so here at Criterion we like to offer you great facilities while you are working onsite including:

  • Free onsite gym
  • Two annual parties (Summer & Christmas)
  • Onsite café
  • Our very own barista
  • Games Area

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