UX Designer (Remote)

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Posted 22 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLawrie Brennan

Job description

The team at Lava Labs are looking for a UI/UX Designer to join their rapidly growing company.

Reporting to the Art Director, you will be responsible for the UX and UI concepts and design for their upcoming AFAR series of games.

This role is a great opportunity to build something from the ground up without being hindered by an existing design system, and so is ideally suited to either somebody with a history of leading a UI/UX project or somebody looking to take that next step.

Lava labs are a high ambitious studio who are seeking to be the market leaders in web3 and revolutionise and redefine the gaming field of Crypto and Blockchain.

Working on their first game, a third person arcade platform called AFAR (A far away realm) that social and competitive gaming elements that pit players against each other.

Your responsibilities…
  • Conceptualize and design the game UI, including 2D and 3D HUD + GUI elements, boot-up sequences, loading screens and menus
  • Assure that game information is well conveyed through the various user interfaces
  • Work closely with the code team to implement assets into the game and verify the quality of the graphics once implemented
  • Keep control of assets production, respecting technical constraints and optimization guidelines

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 3-5 years of experience in the gaming industry, specializing in the creation of interfaces and in menu design
  • Knowledge of UI/UX industry standards and trends
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and other creative tools
  • Excellent graphic design skills (design, layout, typography)
  • Familiar with industry game engines Unity and Unreal

With more than $10 million in total funding from leading investors like Dialectic, Merit Circle, Dragonfly, DeFiance Capital, Animoca Brands, Razer Computer, Weak Simp Cap, Dapper Labs, and Maven 11, as well as angel investors Santiago R Santos, Gabby Dizon and Nick Chong, Lava Labs now have a valuation upwards of $100 million!