• UI Artist

    Job Locations UK-Kent-Chatham
    Job ID
    2018-1222
    Department
    UE4 Game Teams
  • Overview

    At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career. We are growing fast, developing our games using state of the art technology across PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

     

    We are looking to recruit a UI Artist to help craft the user interfaces within our Unreal Engine 4 simulations: Train Sim World and Fishing Sim World.

     

    You will work closely with other UI Artists and UI Engineers to assist in the design, creation and implementation of game menu systems and related overlays for in-game features. You care about an excellent user experience and will have 1-2 years' experience in a user interface design position in the video games or interactive website creative industries, with good technical abilities, knowledge of the UE4 editor and excellent attention to detail.

    Responsibilities

    • Design and create art assets for use in UI creation
    • Work with the UI team in the creation of UI design bibles, feature mockups and screen menu designs
    • Collaborate with the production team, lead artist and UI team to create mockups and prototypes of UI features
    • Work closely with the producers, designers and UI team to design & implement UI features and flow
    • Rapidly iterate upon design implementations to ensure the most intuitive experience is presented to the player
    • Create suitable documentation for internal and external audiences
    • Testing & bug fixing implemented UI screens to ensure high quality deliverables

    Person Specifications

    • Excellent and proven graphic and information design background
    • Proficient with Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator etc)
    • Experience with Adobe XD beneficial
    • Experience in design / prototyping of motion graphics beneficial (After Effects, Animate CC, etc)
    • Strong Usability Design/Test experience
    • Knowledge and practical use of UE4 and UE4 Blueprints is desirable
    • Experience of working in the games industry is beneficial
    • Your creative passion will shine through but you'll also be a practical problem solver
    • You will be resourceful, self-motivated and organised

    About Dovetail Games

    We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics.

    • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
    • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
    • We have an industry leading work-life balance
    • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
    • Competitive salary and benefits

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