Sr UI Artist

Location: Austin, TX
Remote Work Option: Yes
Date Opened:
3/17/2022

Please send your resume and any examples of your work to:

hiring@5BY5interactive.com

The Role:

  • We are looking for a skilled Sr. UI Artist to make high quality immersive interfaces for our games. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop icons, widgets, overlays and full-screen menu layouts including game HUD

  • Work closely with UX/UI Lead and/or Lead Designer to ensure all usability and experiential goals are accomplished while achieving a visual design that is appropriate for the game

  • Comprehend existing game design documents to understand the intended user experience and how those requirements can be met through UI design

  • Interact and collaborate with team members from different disciplines (design, art, programming, etc.)

  • Understand the implementation process, respect technical constraints and account for them in your design

  • Quickly concept and iterate on ideas with excellent communication skills to present them to a team audience

  • Willingness to take direction and accept critical review of your work

  • Be self reliant, with the ability to take minimal direction and run with it when necessary

 

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience creating user interfaces and HUDs for games

  • Expert level Photoshop/Illustrator skills, and the ability to paint and illustrate polished visuals

  • Visual design skills that demonstrate composition, layout, and interaction considerations

  • Ability to create animated motion comps and develop interactive prototypes of your designs

  • Experience with Unreal UMG/Slate framework or similar package

  • Excellent attention to detail for both aesthetic and technical quality

  • At least 2 shipped game titles and a passion for games as a medium

  • Strong portfolio showcasing prior work experience

 

Nice-to-Have Skills and Qualifications

  • AAA console development experience

  • Proficiency with Figma, XD, InVision, or other UX and prototyping tools

  • Experience with 3D packages 

  • Experience with developing logos, branding, and identity guidelines

  • A design geek at heart - you appreciate and see the design in everything

  • Comfortable with working remotely on a full-time basis

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary (Location Dependent)

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Fully Remote and Location Independence

  • US Based Employees (Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development Stipend

 
Next Steps

If you have the experience and the drive to be our next Sr. UI Artist then please submit a resume and cover letter by clicking the apply button below!

5BY5 Interactive is an equal opportunity employer and adopts a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do.