Senior UI Artist
Pogo is building a brand new gaming studio in Austin, Texas: Pogo
Adventures! This studio will be responsible for Pogo's upcoming suite of
next generation casual games. These games will be using Pogo's classic
IP, but completely re-imagining these titles for IOS and Android Tablet
We are looking for a Senior UI Artist who has shipped
successful social/mobile and tablet products. We require a seasoned UI
artist who understands all facets of game art creation. Our ideal
candidate will understand the unique challenges of designing UI for
mobile platforms and be able to add value to our objectives.
Create UI that is easily understood by our targeted demographic and is aesthetically beautiful and innovative.
Work closely with the art director, art lead, and creative team to
develop concepts, prototypes, animatics and production ready content.
Work closely with engineers and designers to implement UI elements,
animation and effects efficiently to allow for rapid iteration of game
design and aesthetics.
Create a wide variety of UI elements ranging from icons, dialogs, HUD, UI animation and visual effects.
Develop pipelines for efficiently getting UI assets from tools such as
Photoshop, Flash, or Illustrator into Unity3D and continuously improve
the export from these tools reduce time from concept to game ready
Manage and maintain animation UI libraries.
Help create and maintain UI style guides.
Provide guidance and direction to external vendors and contractors as required.
Work closely with satellite offices and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
BS degree in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience and outstanding portfolio
8+ years of game art creation in a production environment, including
3D game UI creation using tools such as Flash, Illustrator, and
Expert knowledge of UI design and UX experience required. Must be
able to demonstrate ideas on how this translates to tablet UI design.
Must be able to handle all facets of UI design from concept to completion.
Must have strong UI design aesthetics for games, web, and mobile.
Must exhibit strong traditional art and illustration skills and be able to demonstrate that knowledge.
Must be able to quickly match existing styles of UI and UX to maintain
a cohesive look and interaction as well as help develop ideas to
further existing styles and create new ones.
Plus: Having knowledge and abilities to create 3D models in tools such as Zbrush, Maya, Modo, Max or similar.
Plus: Understanding of immersive UI design. Experience creating UI that is embedded in a 3D environment.
Must have Unity3D experience.
Passion for great consumer experiences with proven ability to deliver
Ability to drive high velocity, high impact development cycles in an
agile fashion, balancing out short term needs and long term vision
Ability to adapt and be effective in new situations a highly dynamic environment
Able to effectively and quickly build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence and confidence
Self Starter who is able to identify and solve problems
Experience working with multiple teams across multiple locations
Passion for interactive entertainment a big plus
Due to the volume of applications we receive for our job postings, we
are unable to respond personally to phone or email inquiries regarding
the status of an application. Only candidates being considered for an
interview will be contacted at this time.
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