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

  • The studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, Wargaming, Board games, Homebrewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights
  • Yoga 5x 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.
  • Monthly team meals/outings.
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date.
  • 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.
  • Game and Book library.