UI Artist

Aquent
Redmond, WA, USA
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

UI Artists must communicate and collaborate strongly with our UX Design team; together, these roles are responsible for the information design and execution of complex UI flows and delivering a world class user experience to our consumers. The ideal candidate will have a good balance of visual design and UX design for games, is experienced in both, although art is where your main passion lies.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the UI Art team to define the look and feel of our user interface, creating exceptional UI Art for the experiences we are crafting.
  • Implement and iterate on UI screens using our UI Toolset within our game engine.
  • Create concept sketching, wire-framing and high-fidelity UI mockups/prototypes. 
  • Collaborate with our UX designers to ensure we are delivering on a compelling and intuitive user experience.
  • Work closely with Design, Production, and Developers to iterate on best solutions to UI challenges.
  • Generate 2D and 3D assets for use in various areas of the game.

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • 2+ years of experience in UI art or visual design for games

Pluses

  • Solid understanding of fundamental graphic design principles
  • Understanding of UX/UI design for console platforms
  • Experience creating iconography & 2D vector art
  • Ability to produce and iterate on quality work quickly in pursuit of the best visual design solution
  • Ability to quickly grasp new technology, workflows and software
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience in After Effects or motion design software a plus
  • Experience in 3D software like Cinema 4D, Maya, or 3DS Max a plus
  • Excellent cross-functional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Degree in graphic design or related field

How to Apply

Please send resumes/portfolios to Jack at jcoleman@aquent.com

About the Company

Aquent offers a broad range of staffing services to help global companies add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams, and achieve higher quality creative work. To learn more about Aquent's full range of services please visit http://aquent.com.