THE JOB AND THE TEAM!
We are looking for a Senior UI Artist to join the development of our latest title, an ambitious online multiplayer third person action game in Unreal Engine 5.
You will have the opportunity to use your visual communication and graphic design skills to create innovative and engaging front end experiences for our games, by designing & creating benchmark quality UI, setting the bar and provide artistic, technical guidance and mentorship on how to achieve it.
Working within our talented art team, you will:
· Set and maintain a high-quality benchmark across the UI design supporting the art direction· Work with game and UX design to ensure a legible, fun, and intuitive UI· Translate UX research, tests, and designs and craft high quality consistent UI visuals· Drive collaboration with UI Dev, UX and design in the implementation of UI components in Unreal· Recognise and actively unblock any process and pipeline inefficiencies · Create, improve, and use wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, to effectively communicate your interaction ideas with the team· Review internal and external assets to maintain a consistent quality and provide effective feedback and critique · Document and communicate technical specifications and visual benchmarks that support the games artistic vision to both internal and external teams· Support production guides, breaking down detailed steps to reproduce assets within style · Support, promote and build good team and studio morale in an open, creative environment · Feedback to outsource partners or freelancers as required What we need:
· Portfolio showcasing ‘hands on’ outstanding quality UI design for real-time games· Experience of full game development cycles· Experience working with game engines· Strong proficiency in design software such as Adobe CC· Excellent knowledge and expertise with fundamental graphic design principles· Ability to deconstruct and understand various art styles, and replicate successfully · Thorough knowledge of end-to-end UI workflows and related disciplines · Proficient in prototyping and pre-visualization process and software· Excellent understanding of layout, typography, colour theory, logo and iconography design · Comfortable running critique sessions · Excellent time management and prioritization skills· Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely to team, peers, and management · Able to level up junior artists through coaching and mentoring · Knowledge of Accessibility features and requirements· Professional attitude and work ethic
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.
Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.
Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.
Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.
Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.
- Flexible Working- Bonus Scheme- Private Health Care - Gym Membership- Monthly Energy Allowance- Generous Pension Contributions- Life Insurance- Free Cycle Repair- Income Protection- Dental Plan- Free Fruit and Drinks- Subsidised Canteen
Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application! Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.