UI Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Chicago

Job Title UI Artist
Skills Required UI Artist
Job Description Wargaming has offices all around the globe -- in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus, France, Germany, the USA, South Korea, Singapore, Australia and Japan. As one of the fastest growing game developers and publishers, we are looking for strong specialists with a passion for games to join our 2800-strong team of dedicated professionals.

Whether you are a veteran game industry employee or just getting started, it's your drive for excellence and perfection that will matter. It's precision, creativity and fresh thinking that we value the most. And it's the combined effort of every single Wargaming team member that will continue to drive our success.

Join us -- let's roll out and go to battle together!

Job Description

Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, at E3 announced World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition, marking the company’s debut on consoles. Built specifically for the Xbox 360, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will bring the title’s trademark team-based tactical action and free-to-play accessibility to the tens of millions of Xbox Live gamers around the globe.

Published by Microsoft and developed by Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore (formerly Day 1 Studios), World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition will be digitally downloadable and free-to-play for both Gold and Silver Xbox Live gamers.  

Wargaming is seeking UI Artists to join our UX/UI team as we continue to expand. 

Your Focus:
  • Initially create animated menus and HUD elements utilizing Flash. 
  • Create PC menus, PC controller configuration screen and then a full pass on the PC menus, etc.
  • Write FlashScript/Scaleform code to support menus.
  • Write glue code in engine where necessary.

What YOU Need to Succeed:
  • Extensive knowledge of visual design fundamentals such as color theory, typography, iconography, and branding.
  • Good grasp of usability principles such as user expectation, mapping, affordance, etc.
  • The ability to move from wireframe to visual iterations to finished art, and finally to implementation in an - actual UI system.
  • Good communication skills, especially the ability to share and receive ideas efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent knowledge of the latest Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash in particular)
  • A deep love of games and interface design.
  • An impressive portfolio of work.

Online portfolio required.
Salary Based on Experience
Location Chicago
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 18/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore using their internal reference UI Artist.
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