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UI Programmer – Console and PC – USA

Location: New York, USA Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Avalanche USA

OPM are proud to be assisting our client in the US in order to help them bolster their team of professionals. They are currently looking to hire a UI Programmer to work on an unannounced AAA title being developed in New York City.

You will work closely with the Design and Art teams to determine the functionality and features of the user interface, and to maintain a consistent art style between the user interface and the rest of the game. You are willing to push the boundaries of UI design, and the ability to consider issues from numerous angles (Design/Art/Code) and takes efficient actions.

Alongside your project, you will be a member of our knowledge based platform Crafts. In the UI Craft, you will meet and develop with other UI developers across projects. You share experiences and knowledge with each other, in order to learn and to be aligned on what makes the best UI and open-world experiences.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional UI design experience, from at least one released console game, preferable through a full development cycle
  • Thorough knowledge of flow/function/form and UI progression
  • Advanced Photoshop and Flash skills
  • Scripting ability, preferably in ActionScript or Python
  • The ability to conceive a user interface that is not just a list of glorified buttons – and the wisdom to know when that inventiveness is appropriate
  • An abiding love of open-world games
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Scaleform
  • A fair bit of 3D modelling experience
  • Some background in animation
  • A great eye for typography
  • An appreciation for dynamic effects like particle systems or procedural modelling

 

Beneficial Experience

  • Experience with Havok Physics, Animation and AI
  • Experience with character scripting, animation state machines and animation blending
  • Experience with developing tools and asset pipelines
  • Experience with game design processes

 

This is a great opportunity to work in a AAA studio environment in the heart of New York. You will be working with a multi-cultural team of talented games developers. A very competitive salary is on offer along with a generous company benefits package!

Tagged as: UI Programming

Tags: UI Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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