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Gazillion Entertainment

Foster City, California - United States
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Sr UI Artist

Description

Senior User Interface Artist

Gazillion Entertainment is a developer, publisher and operator of massively multiplayer online games for wide audiences, best known for the award-winning Action RPG / MMO Marvel Heroes 2016 featuring iconic Marvel characters including Spider-man, Iron Man, Captain America and dozens more! Our team of world-class talent is focused on developing a new generation of superior quality, massively entertaining online games.  We are looking for a talented Senior User Interface Artist to create User Interface Art for Marvel Heroes Omega, our recently-released ARPG-MMO (PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac). They will collaborate with other UI artists, the UI engineering team, and the game design and production team to create fun-to-use and intuitive interfaces for our game features. They will report to the Art Director.

Responsibilities:
? Create game interface based on wireframes and specifications provided by Game Design
? Design Photoshop compositions that represent what the final feature will look like when
   complete
? Create final game assets (SWFs, FLAs, PNGs, etc.) at high quality
? Provide feedback and direction to other UI artists
? Design original wireframes for new features
? Collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders: game design, production, UI engineering, taking
   feedback and input from all to produce the best designs
? Estimate work effort as needed
? Collaborate with the UI engineering team to ensure smooth implementation of all new UIs

Requirements:
? Above all, superior creative 2D art and design skills and experience in UI design. This will be demonstrated with a strong portfolio of       previous work.
? Expert skill with Photoshop, Illustrator and UI prototyping tools of choice
? Strong Flash animation skills
? A keen eye for composition, clarity and usability
? Experience leading, mentoring, and offering feedback to other UI artists
? Experience making wireframes and user flows
? Experience with typography and fonts
? Experience with a variety of artistic styles. Ability to create new looks or design pieces that fit
   into an existing style
? Passion for games and a willingness to experience Marvel Heroes (and other games) as a player
so as to make the best design choices
? Willingness to iterate on designs

Nice to haves:
? Experience with ActionScript
? Web design experience, HTML and Javascript skills
? Previous games experience, professional or hobbyist
? Familiarity with the Marvel IP
? Experience with game engines: Unreal, ScaleForm, or others
? College degree in Art, Animation, Design, or related field preferred

Portfolio submissions should include:
? Examples of interfaces designed, ideally those that have been implemented. Animations where possible.
? Our preferred format is a link to a personal website