Senior UI Technical Artist – Guildford – AAA Games – Permanent

Location: Guildford,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #27300 Posted: 3 months ago

EA

Our client entertains millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why they employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Our client is looking for a Senior UI Technical Artist with a mix of technical and artistic skills. You will work with their in-house engine, using visual scripting and custom UI layout tools to bring the art, motion graphics and UX of the game to life at AAA standards of quality.

 

Your goal at will be to make the player’s experience as intuitive and appealing as possible. As a Senior User Interface Technical Artist, you will work closely with artists and designers to build and implements all aspects of a games’ graphic interface. Basic experience using either Photoshop, Illustrator or After Effects is required and creating UI or 2D games in engines such as Unity, Flash or Unreal is a plus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Producer and UI Art Lead to create mock-ups and build prototypes of UI features
  • Work closely with the UI engineers to implement and iterate on UI features
  • Develop solutions to design challenges while following creative and art direction
  • Provides technical support to the team with UI and layout skills
  • Delivers optimized UI assets and layouts to the developers

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Scripting knowledge, either from conventional scripting languages (python, lua, ruby), visual scripting languages or general programming languages
  • Ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations
  • Excellent communication skills, with a willingness and confidence to provide a bridge between artists, designers and software engineers
  • General understanding for common UX principles and usability in interfaces
  • Aptitude for troubleshooting CG issues

 

DESIRED:

  • Knowledge of C# or C++
  • Game development experience
  • Strong artist/illustrator skills with a good sense of design and an intermediate knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working with a 3D package, e.g. Maya

Tagged as: Technical Art, UI Art

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Tags: Technical Art , UI Art Categories: Art , Creative

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