UI Artist

Creative Assembly
Sofia, Bulgaria
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented UI Artist to join our studio in Bulgaria, working on the award-winning Total War game series. In this role, you will be working alongside other UI artists, as well as the wider development team. You will be collaborating with Art Directors, Producers, Programmers, UX designers and Game designers. You will help design and shape the visual and interactive aspects of the game’s interface needs. This may also include UI workflow optimisations and developing new techniques for visual display and information presentation.

Key Responsibilities 

As a key member of the team, you will collaborate with UX designer to determine functionality and usability requirements. You will also be responsible for the design and creation of UI components (for example, menus, stats and inventory screens, in-game HUD elements, etc.) from Visual Comps through to completed features.

Communication and teamwork are key to the success of this role. As a UI Artist on the team, you will be expected to collaborate and communicate with art directors, UX designer, game designers, producers and programmers in the creation and implementation of game UI. You will also contribute to the design of UI tools and processes. You will be thorough in your work and carry out testing of UI functionality and bug fixing to ensure work is end user ready.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

  • Experience creating assets and styles for User Interfaces
  • Degree in relevant subject or equivalent work experience as a User Interface artist
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, and the ability to generate design ideas
  • Quick learner, able to rapidly pick up new software and workflow pipelines
  • Extensive experience with 2D art and authoring tools like Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Skills in CSS, Actionscript, Javascript and HTML a plus
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with ability to take on critique and feedback
  • Task driven, self-motivated and proactive
  • Ability to adapt to different graphic art styles
  • 3-5+ years professional experience in Visual/User Interface Art 

Desirable

  • Experience using a game engine in a professional environment a plus• Knowledge of Total War titles
  • 3D art work
  • Good traditional art skills
  • Experience working with After Effects 

All applications must be submitted with a portfolio of recent and relevant work.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.