Senior UI Artist/Graphic Designer - North East - DOE - Games

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - North East

Job Title Senior UI Artist/Graphic Designer - North East - DOE - Games
Skills Required Art / Animation
Job Description Location: Newcastle

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Depending on experience

Senior UI Artist/Graphic Designer.

OPM’s client is looking to add a strong industry experienced UI Artist / Graphic Designer to its Art team in their Newcastle Studio.

For this exciting and ground-breaking project we require a confident and talented individual to take on responsibility for all the User Interface and Frontend requirements.

The perfect candidate will need good communication skills to work efficiently within a small team following Technical and Artistic guidelines. They need good time-management and organization skills to keep all areas of the UI moving forward through from placeholder to final standard, and the flexibility to adapt priorities to changing requirements within the team. They must have personal drive and passion to produce AAA standard work and constantly seek new ways of pushing the boundaries in what will be a pioneering role in the area of UI systems within VR environments. They will be working within a small, talented group of seasoned professionals and require the ability to work closely with Engineers, Artists and Designers alike to design/produce UI graphics and assets to the highest Visual standards

Responsibilities include:

Main areas of responsibility will include but not limited to-

  • Primary responsibly is for the HUD systems, menus and frontend
  • Working closely with engineers to implement UI
  • Provide design support to the development team
  • Communicate and provide visualisations to a variety of audiences
  • Marketing support with graphics and website design


Experience / Skills Required:

  • 2d and 3d software experience including
  • Photoshop
  • Motion Graphics/flash experience
  • Experience of working on AAA console and/or pc titles in a UI role
  • Two or more shipped titles for console and/or pc
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current UI solutions


Advantageous Skills:

  • Experience of other game development areas
  • Maya/Max
  • Video FX
  • Familiar with agile scrum methodologies
  • Interest in Virtual Reality for games


The candidate will be required to provide supporting samples of previous work including any supporting design iteration work along with final in-game examples

If this sounds like your next role then email your CV along with demo work (max 5mg) to officemanager@opmjobs.com (MS Word format)

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |

Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |

Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm

LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/claireramshawopm

Twitter: OPMCreative

The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location North East
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 26/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 2049.
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