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Experienced UI Artist

Location: Troy, NY
Job # 7809657
Date Posted: 07-12-2016

Experienced UI Artist

 
1st Playable is looking for a strong visual designer with a background in typography and graphic design. This UI artist will work to define a creative and cutting edge look and feel for games targeting multiple platforms and devices. A thorough understanding of the prototyping process, and ability to work closely with all team members through all stages of development is a must. You may also work with our marketing team to create graphic design and layouts for print and web, to promote our products and company.

Responsibilities:
  • Create high end, modern graphics that function well across mobile devices
  • Ability to create responsive design layouts
  • Conceptualize wireframes and storyboards for game-play screens, UI and visual effects
  • Document and communicate procedures and style guides to other artists and engineers
  • Work with art, design and engineering to create high quality graphics and animations that serve all disciplines to a high degree
  • Create vector Illustrations and graphic visuals that match existing art styles
  • Design title text and layouts for game presentation screens
  • Communicate effectively with team members on a daily basis and during daily  team meetings
  • Provide assets on time that meet the company’s and the client’s needs
  • Take direction within internal and external review processes, and provide revisions to your work that address feedback throughout the project cycle.
Requirements:
  • 3-5 years UI experience with complex web and mobile apps or games experience
  • Excellent graphic design and typography skills
  • Strong understanding of the effective use of color and composition
  • Proven ability to communicate visually, identifying and defining visual design issues and solutions
  • Understanding of web and interactive design fundamentals
  • Ability to create art assets that match existing art styles
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CC
  • A desire to learn, grow, and work in an iterative design environment
  • Passion for games, and community service
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash/Animate CC
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively within a team environment
  • Portfolio must illustrate strong UI and graphic design skills
Pluses:
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and UNITY
  • Ability to animate UI elements
Materials Required for Application
  • Portfolio
  • Resume
  • Art test may be requested
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