UI Designer (UK Remote)

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Posted 23 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationBirmingham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineDesign
Reference19459
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

We’re looking for a UI Designer to join Flix Interactive, the Birmingham based studio who specialise in Unreal Engine.

Flix offer remote working from anywhere within the UK and they are on the lookout for a talented UI Designer to join their team and create AAA standard, slick and visually striking user interfaces that are easy to use and help to consolidate player satisfaction.

Your responsibilities…
  • Create stunning and intuitive user interfaces for AAA games projects, following best practices in user-centred design across a range of visual styles
  • Collaborate with Producers, Engineers, Creative Director, and Design/Art teams to understand project requirements and translate them into engaging and user-friendly UI designs
  • Ensure content is optimized for real-time rendering applications, in line with quality/performance targets, and compliant with project-specific constraints
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and previs using industry-standard design tools, effectively communicating design concepts and interactions
  • Work closely with your Leads and the Production team to help prioritize tasks, feedback, meet project milestones, and deliver high-quality work
  • Problem-solve technical issues and workflow hurdles within your field
  • Work with the Art team to ensure consistency, quality and coherence in visual design and artistic direction
  • Stay up to date with the latest UI Design and Art trends, tools, and tech that could help the wider team and improve the pipeline
  • Conduct usability testing and analyse user feedback to find areas of improvement and optimize user experience
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 3 or more years of professional UE 4/5 experience
  • Experience as a UI Artist, Designer or similar, developing for multiple platforms
  • Solid understanding of user-centred design principles and best practices, and the ability to apply them effectively in the design process
  • Familiar with user research techniques, usability testing, and data-driven design decisions
  • Support-focused interpersonal skills, able to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Desire to bring impactful interface design to life in a game environment
  • Be based in the UK and have full right to work in the UK
  • Strong portfolio of UI designs
  • Programming / implementational skills are beneficial but not essential
Perks and benefits include…
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonus scheme
  • Additional time off over Christmas
  • Team outings and events, summer, and Christmas parties
Based just outside Birmingham, Flix offers a friendly, nurturing work environment with the opportunity to build games as part of an extremely talented, ambitious studio. The team is made up of welcoming, passionate, active gamers that support one another in all aspects of development.