UI Technical Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Guildford

Job Title UI Technical Artist
Job Category UI / UX Designer / Artist
Job Description Our client is responsible for some of the industry’s most iconic games, and over the last fifteen years has entertained millions of players around the world with their award-winning games.

They place enormous value on creative collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspectives. The studio boasts a healthy mix of industry veterans and newcomers working together to inspire, support, and educate one another. They encourage free experimentation, innovation and exploration very explicitly with regular “off-the-grid” time, and refuse to partake in crunch.

Due to continued success, they're now growing their team with fresh, talented people who can help them take a huge leap forwards. They require a UI Technical Artist who is well-versed in core UI principles and user-experience with experience in designing, prototyping, user-testing and implementing UI features in game engine. Visual scripting or programming experience will be advantageous, as is working knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator.

What a UI Technical Artist will do:

•   Work closely with the UI engineers to implement and iterate on UI features

•   Develop solutions to design challenges while following creative and art direction

•   Provides technical support to the team with UI and layout skills

•   Delivers optimized UI assets and layouts to the developers

•   Wires up UI features using a visual scripting system

 

A UI Technical Artist will need:

•   Experience in the games industry

•   Shipped a game working in UI production group

•   Understanding of various gaming platform limitations with regard to visual assets

•   Working knowledge of Photoshop

•   Intermediate scripting experience with a working knowledge of visual programming, e.g. UNREAL’s  Blueprints visual scripting

•   Excellent aptitude for troubleshooting UI issues

•   Ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations

•   Excellent communication skills, with a willingness and confidence to provide a bridge between artists, designers and software engineers

 

Additional Skills:

•   Experience/knowledge of Agile/iterative development methodologies.

•   Knowledge or experience in Unity.
Salary Negotiable
Location Guildford
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 04/07/2017
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