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Lead UI Artist – AAA Games – Hybrid or Remote UK

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26403 Posted: 3 months ago


OPMs client is seeking an experienced and talented UI artist to help develop and drive forward the visual style and workflows of their new AAA project.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the game industry, and you will work alongside the art, design and tech leads on our clients projects to develop imaginative ideas to help explore, evolve and implement amazing UI.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience managing a small team through all phases of the project lifecycle
  • A good understanding in delivering great UI experiences from start to finish
  • Excellent visual design skills with regard to colour theory, shapes, layout and typography with great sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • 2D and 3D illustrative ability both freehand and technical vector art skillsets
  • Good understanding of the differing UI needs between platforms including console and PC
  • Aware of current and emerging trends, with an interest in developing new UI related techniques, tools and pipelines
  • Experienced in using Adobe Suite (Adobe XD, After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Experience using Unreal UI engines (UMG)
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively, and an ability to clearly articulate reasoning behind those decisions
  • Internally driven and proactive, with a deep passion for establishing and maintaining great user experiences and stunning visual design

BENEFICIAL:

  • Basic knowledge of scripting – HTML, CSS, XML, XAML or similar.
  • Understanding of working within memory constraints, while balancing artistic intentions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helping build and then leading the UI team across all of our projects
  • Collaborate with the UX team to design and iterate UX and drive the UI/UX deliverables for the project
  • Engaging in a broad range of duties from UI concepting and prototyping, asset production, animation and working with Unreal (UMG)
  • Maintaining the art direction to deliver a cohesive aesthetic for any given project.
  • Collaborating with the art team, as well as Code, Design on various projects.
  • Work directly with feature teams to provide the required high quality assets, along with clean and efficient implementation work directly in the game engine, being careful to stick to budgets and platform constraints.
  • Drive the delivery and quality of the UI for the project
  • Mentoring and coaching the development of junior members of the team, to share skills and knowledge and raise the capabilities of the team.

BENEFITS:

  • International AAA game projects;
  • Access to cutting-edge hardware;
  • Employee Assistance Programme (mental health, financial and wellbeing advice)
  • Flexible/hybrid working
  • Great holiday benefits including Christmas Shutdown
  • Discretionary bonus scheme

And many more!


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!

Tagged as: Lead Artist, UI Art

Tags: Lead Artist , UI Art Categories: Art , Creative

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Claire Ramshaw

Lead Recruitment Consultant

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