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Visual Concepts

Novato, California - United States
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Senior UI Artist

Description

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry. 

 

What We Need:

We are seeking a Senior UI Artist to join our development efforts on an exciting new game! Within this role, you are a seasoned graphic designer who has a passion for clean, modern design and a strong understanding of user experience. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and shape the UI visual design needs in accordance with the project's game design philosophies and artistic directions
  • Concept, iterate, and produce assets throughout all stages of development from pre-viz to final game assets and help to develop a cohesive UI style guide with leads and key stakeholders
  • Prioritize, plan, and organize UI output, working with development partners on how best to deliver and execute on the creative vision
  • Collaborate effectively with game design and art to visually represent game design intentions with Triple-A game quality visuals
  • Learn new tools and processes that help to elevate the quality of the UI aesthetics that enhances the overall user experience

 

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a UI professional, ideally within the video game industry
  • Experience with working within Unreal Engine, UMG, and its production pipelines
  • Ability to work with industry standard 2D graphics applications and prototyping tools used in UI / UX designs (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects etc.)
  • Excellent graphic design skills (e.g. Design, layout, and typography)
  • Awareness of current trends in visual communication and how best to adapt those trends into an interactive game experience
  • Strong sense of user experience in video games
  • Organized and detailed with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and feedback well, and collaborate with peers

 

Pluses

  • Knowledge of creating materials and material instances in Unreal Engine
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of any scripting language
  • Experience in creating motion graphics, ideally with Adobe After Effects

Along with your application, please submit a portfolio of professional or personal work samples, demonstrating successful understanding and application of industry standard practices.


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