SENIOR UI ARTIST (9 MONTH FTC)

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add a Senior UI Artist to its family of staff on a 9 month FTC. 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 and liaise with Artists, Designers, and Programmers in the implementation of a clear, exciting, and intuitive User Experience.
  • Develop and communicate visual concepts and functional prototypes.
  • Conceptualise, create, and apply high quality assets consistent with the established art style direction throughout the entire project interface.
  • Iterate on design & user feedback to develop and polish features to a high standard of visual and functional quality.

Technical Requirements

  • Adobe Photoshop.
  • Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with UI authoring tools and implementation.
  • Wireframing Experience.

Skill Requirements

  • Prior UI design experience, preferably within the games industry.
  • 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.
  • Motion graphic skills.
  • Ability to push quality while maintaining technical performance.
  • Positive attitude and able to work well within a diverse team in a dynamic, collaborative and iterative setting.
  • Awareness of current interaction and design trends.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management.
  • A passion for video games.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care.
  • Private family dental care.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme.
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment.
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights
  • Yoga 4x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes.
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening.
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site.
  • Access to multiple online training websites.
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • State of the art office with the entire 190+ dev team in 1 open-plan room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.