UI/UX Designer

Supersocial, Inc.
Anywhere, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are Supersocial Inc.

We are building a social games studio for a new generation of players and platforms. Our mission is to create insanely fun games that inspire connection and creative play, focusing on the ever-growing meta-platforms of today and tomorrow.

We are a small fearless team operating as a distributed organization out of 3 continents and counting! driven by creativity, curiosity and the challenge of shaping an insanely fun future for young people worldwide. 

If you want to be part of a rapidly growing, fast-paced, next-generation game studio and help shape the next era of gaming, then you're in the right place.

We are looking for candidates who are curious, bold, creative and relentless to join us in this incredible journey. Our ideal candidate has deep passion for social gaming, excellent communication skills, experience working with cross-disciplinary teams in a highly collaborative environment, and an entrepreneurial mindset - ready to roll up your sleeves and make it happen!

Are you in?

About the role:

We are looking for a prolific User Interface Design with a passion for creating social games. You have a favorite game UI and love to talk about your inspirations. Working closely with the Art Director, you will develop game UI based on concept art and insights driven from roundtable conversations with team members, with mobile technical specifications first but with intent that this can be used across platforms. You passionately maintain high quality and productivity throughout a project while meeting deadlines and love to see a project come together. You are committed to quality, taking pride in the final outcome and are excited to show off your professional work.

Responsibilities:

  • Design an aesthetically pleasing user interface for our game, and enhance the look and feel of the game from the user's point of view;
  • Accurately translate design concepts into a consistent visual language in keeping with Supersocial’s brand identity; 
  • Act as a specialised generalist, whose primary focus is user interface but also enjoy wearing other hats; 
  • Collaborate and take part in discussions and provide valuable input as well as take constructive feedback;
  • Speed: no messing around, we do it right the first time. We operate on trust and communication to commit and deliver awesome results; 
  • Efficiently apply graphic principles, while optimizing the working process;
  • You are flexible and able to adapt to different artistic styles.

Skills & Requirements

Must have: 

Functional Skills:

  • Game development experience or relevant portfolio 
  • Expertise in relevant software packages - Zbrush, Max, Maya, Substance etc
  • Experience designing for mobile
  • Interactive prototyping, creating wireframes
  • A strong understanding of color and composition, shape and value
  • Hand painted texturing experience, illustration or 2d portfolio  

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to operate in ambiguity and roll up your sleeves.
  • High emotional intelligence and the ability to understand and design for young people
  • Self-starter with ability to execute and deliver exceptional results when working remotely
  • Experience working in a high paced environment, across multiple teams in different disciplines, with excellent relationship and communications skills 
  • Strong time management skills
  • Passion for videogames and deep interest in gamer culture and art

Nice to have:

  • Experience creating art for young people - kids, teens, young adults
  • Experience in other parts of the artistic pipeline 
  • Experience with Roblox 
  • Experience with various game engines 
  • Active artistically on social media, you love to share your process 

What we offer:

  • Mission: we have an audacious journey and you’ll be playing a pivotal role in it
  • Experience: you’ll work with world-class professionals who will help you grow
  • Culture: we love what we do and we love working together. You’ll love it too  
  • Cash: competitive base salary
  • Equity: stock in the company to make you feel like an owner, not an employee

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

About the Company

We are building a social games studio for a new generation of players and platforms. Our mission is to create insanely fun games that inspire connection and creative play, focusing on the ever-growing meta-platforms of today and tomorrow.