Senior UI/UX Artist (Hybrid)

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Posted 17 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Art
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Aardvark Swift are working with Sharkmob as they look to onboard a Senior UI/UX Artist onto their team and help them create a brand-new, online game for PC and Console.

In this role, you will be responsible for designing how players interact with the world they are creating here as well as helping develop and define the visual language for all things UI from the very early days of a new title and IP.

Your responsibilities…
  • Work closely with the UI/UX lead to help define a holistic UI from prototype to launch
  • Design and create effective UX solutions from Game design briefs
  • Collaborate with art and design to create inspiring visuals
  • Work closely with other departments from tech, VFX, art, and design to deliver the right solutions for the right feature
  • Champion the player when it comes to designing how people interact with the game
  • Help set up pipelines to ensure delivery of visual and functional goals
  • Work closely with the production team to inform project timelines
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experience working in a AAA game environment.
  • Experience in defining the UI visual style for games
  • Knowledge and experience in graphic design, typography, and creating a consistent UI language
  • Portfolio showing your experience in designing UI for games and other relevant cases
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects as well as knowledge of Figma for wireframing and prototypes
  • Comfortable working with other disciplines to define content pipelines
  • Passion for problem-solving and driving innovation
  • Passionate about creating and playing games
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Experience in using Figma and prototyping
  • Experience working on RPG adventure games on PC/Console
  • Experience working on the initial stages of game development
  • Unreal Engine UMG experience 
Perks and benefits include...
  • Visa sponsorship for you and your dependents
  • Relocation support if moving to the UK, 1 month accommodation, flights/travel paid for, logistics/removal costs reimbursed
  • Assistance for people relocating within the UK, reimbursement for expenses on travel into London for flat viewings and moving vans/couriers
  • 30 days annual leave, plus public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus
  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob)
  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy
  • Yearly preventative healthcare allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Weekly 'wellness hour' to be used each week during office hours
Sharkmob know the most important element of their studio is their team, they strive for a healthy and productive atmosphere in their office, they do this by providing feedback to each other, promoting a healthy work life balance, distributing ownership and making time for social activities and having fun!