Senior UI Programmer – Germany – Video Games

Location: Offenburg, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #17422 Posted: 4 weeks ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

OPM are currently looking for a multi-talented UI Programmer to implement rich, interactive user interfaces, menus and heads-up displays for our upcoming high-quality projects with Unreal Engine.

They offer a powerful and robust code base together with the opportunity to work with the most exciting cutting-edge hardware and development kits available today.

 

 

Responsibilities:

•          Implement UI related functionality: in-game menus, start screens, interactive and animated HUD elements, leaderboards and more

•          Working closely with Creative Directors, Game Designers and UI Artists, make sure interfaces are matching the established game style, ensure high standards of ergonomics and user-friendliness for our interfaces with clean, maintainable and scalable code

•          Make the player experience as comfortable and intuitive as possible, and work with other stakeholders to react to feedback from QA, designers, focus-test groups and usability studies

•          Work on game responsiveness optimization and the minimization of delays of any kind

 

 

Requirements:

•          BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent industry experience

•          Shipped at least 1 PC / Console title from conception to completion

•          Solid understanding of UMG workflow, including console platform flow

•          C++ knowledge and the ability to implement engine-side UI functionality/external calls

•          Knowledge of the modern games UI design approaches, including console titles

•          Familiarity with standard art tools like Photoshop and Illustrator

•          Self-sufficient starter mentality and ownership of the UI features

•          Creative and flexible mindset to improve processes and to overcome constraints

•          Working English and team oriented skills

 

 

Not required, but a huge plus:

•          Scaleform knowledge: basic scripting, calls to external targets, etc.

•          Ability to draft UX flows and implement 2D Art for interfaces

•          C#, Lua or any other industry standard scripting languages

•          Experience with interface design in a general sense, being able to provide input on controller layout, modality issues, accordance between input and actions on screen

•          Understanding of a screen layout, screen readability, screen estate, a good feel for typography and iconography

•          Good knowledge of the color theory and graphic design principles

•          Knowledge of TRC and XR requirements

•          Experience with Openworld-games

 

As well as an excellent salary they offer:

•          Flexible working hours

•          28 days of holiday

•          Competitive salary

•          Green office

•          Stability of a successful publisher paired with creative freedom of an independent studio

 

Assessment

–          After checking your CV and application we would like to do a Skype-interview followed by a test-task.

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