• Senior UI Artist

    Job Locations UK-Kent-Chatham
    Job ID
    2018-1235
    Department
    Development
  • Overview

    At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career.  We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

     

    To help achieve this ambition, we are looking to recruit a Senior UI Artist to help shape the user interfaces within our Unreal Engine 4 simulations. 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. The successful candidate will have 2-3 years' experience working 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

    • Creation of UI design bibles, feature mockups and screen menu designs
    • Design and create required art assets for use in UI creation
    • Work closely 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 beneficial
    • Must be a creative but practical problem solver
    • Must 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.

    • Developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
    • 23 days holiday + 8 days statutory holiday, increasing with service
    • Excellent work-life balance
    • Pension scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Eye-care vouchers
    • Free parking
    • Regular social and sporting activities

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