SENIOR UI ARTIST

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add an exceptionally talented Senior UI Artist to its family of staff. We are looking for someone who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next generation platforms. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work together with a team of developers in creating high quality user interfaces to deliver an intuitive and enjoyable experience.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Directors and Leads to determine the functionality and features of the User Interface.
  • Collaborate with Artists and Engineers in the implementation of a clear, exciting and intuitive User Experience.
  • Develop and communicate visual concepts and functional prototypes.
  • Apply and maintain a consistent art style throughout the entire project interface.
  • Conceptualise and create high quality assets consistent with the established art direction.
  • Iterate on feedback to develop and polish features to a high standard of quality.

Technical Requirements

  • Prior UI design experience with at least one published AAA title in a senior position.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, UI authoring tools, and node-based visual scripting.
  • Able to demonstrate a Player-focused approach to design with a strong understanding of core UI and usability principles.
  • Strong graphic design skills – particularly layout, iconography, typography, and colour theory application.
  • Demonstrate strong motion graphic animation skills.
  • Ability to push quality while maintaining technical performance.
  • Positive attitude and able to work well within a team in a dynamic and iterative setting.
  • Awareness of current interaction and design trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management.
  • A passion for video games.

Skill Requirements

  • Wire-framing Experience.
  • Experience working with the UE4 blueprints system and UMG.
  • Knowledge of industry standard 3D software.
  • Traditional 2D sketching and composition skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film and Quiz nights in our Mocap theatre
  • RockClubs: Boardgame, Wargaming, Football, Photography, New Parents, Biking, Running
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab