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Lead UI Artist – Scotland – Permanent Contract – Console Video Game

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #22309 Posted: 2 years ago

As a Lead UI Artist, you will be responsible the UI team, ensuring they have the guidance, support and motivation to produce world class game UI. You will oversee and manage a small team of strong creative talent and, through hands-on example, guide them to excellence within their field.

You will serve as the key “go-to” for all UI related issues and will work closely with the Art Director, the Creative Director, the Design department and Programmers.

Responsibilities

• Design, create and implement UI components (e.g. inventory screens, icons, HUD elements).

• Manage, mentor, and inspire team members, guiding them with clear direction.

• Collaborate with the Art director and the Creative Director to define the visual quality goals for UI content.

• Lead a team of UI artists, ensuring a visually compelling user interface is implemented across product.

• Collaborate closely with Design department and to ensure all functionality and usability requirements are satisfied.

• Review and feedback on all UI art assets.

• Create inspiring world class UI assets for team guidance and for implementation in-game.

• Ensure all UI assets conform to the defined technical and artistic requirements.

• Work with production staff to manage UI team deliverables, ensuring defined objectives and schedules are met.

Requirements

• Extensive years professional experience as a UI artist in the games industry or similar in the games industry.

• A strong portfolio displaying relevant UI or equivalent work samples.

• Strong leadership or management experience.

• Meticulous attention to detail.

• An extensive understanding of 2D and graphic design aesthetics and design fundamentals.

• A strong interest in games and current gaming UI trends.

• Expert experience with 2D authoring tools such as Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator and After Effects.

• Strong communication skills with the capability to successfully work across multiple teams.

• A positive collaborative and professional working attitude.

• Strong English skills, both written and verbal.

• Experience with 3D is a plus.

• Degree in Graphic Design, UI design, Interactive media or similar is a plus.

• Ability to work in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Tagged as: UI Art

Tags: UI Art Categories: Art , Creative

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Mitchell Gibson

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