UI Designer – AAA Games – Hybrid, Middlesbrough, UK

Location: Middlesbrough, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26422 Posted: 2 months ago

Project: Console and PC Games


OPMs client is looking for a talented UI Designer to join their rapidly growing team working on AAA Console and PC Games.

The successful candidate will be heavily involved and demonstrate a player-focused approach to building game interfaces that are functional, intuitive and fun to use, from full menu systems to feedback HUDs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven experience in developing front-facing user-interfaces for games on console and/or PC.

  • A solid understanding of human-centred design practice and demonstration of the design thinking process in your work.

  • An excellent working knowledge of Adobe products including Photoshop, Illustrator and XD and/or Figma or Sketch.

  • Experience working with and creating interactive UI mock-ups, in Adobe XD or similar packages, to clearly articulate the vision of your UIs.

  • An ability to solve UX problems through UI, from controls and player messaging, to localization and UIs geared towards PC and Console.

  • An ability to create exceptional wireframes that demonstrate a strong understanding of player interaction, messaging, controls and attention to detail.

  • An ability to annotate and explain your designs clearly and confidently to other disciplines and stakeholders.

  • An ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Experience in user-testing, player analysis and iteration.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • A portfolio showcasing a variety of design work in different styles.

  • A strong passion for games on all platforms and an excellent understanding of what makes them work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Design to conceptualise and produce creative and effective UI solutions that are intuitive, user-friendly and define the game experience.

  • Produce high quality, considered and annotated UI designs, flows and/or interactive prototypes to showcase your work to the project’s creative leads.

  • Collaborate with other departments to guide the path of your UI Designs through their development and implementation.

  • Ensure and maintain consistent UI systems, controls and language across the game.

  • Review and evaluate your work to ensure that the UI is integrated correctly.

  • Ensure that our UI designs appeal to a broad audience, across various platforms, with a focus on accessibility.

  • Understand the requirements and creative vision of the product, receive feedback and make adjustments when required.

  • Evaluate the findings and feedback from QA, play testers, and our gamers, to refine the UI to make a great user experience.

  • Become the ‘go-to’ person for UI designs across the game, championing a high level of quality and player experience throughout.

  • Take a proactive approach to foresee problems and provide solutions that are mindful of a project’s scope and timescales.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214413!

Tagged as: Console, PC, UI / UX Design, UI Artist

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Claire Ramshaw

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