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UI Tech Artist - Gaming

Job title: UI Tech Artist - Gaming
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Santa Monica
Industry: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 424463
Contact name: Carl Gillespie
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a major gaming company, is looking for an UI artist:
As an UI Tech Artist you will collaborate with the Design, UX/UI, and Engineering teams to create, implement, and maintain UI systems. You will help build rapid prototypes and integrate functional interfaces by utilizing Unreal Engine’s UMG (Unreal Motion Graphics UI Designer) and Blueprint Visual Scripting system. This is both an artistic and technically oriented art position. Working as an UI Tech Artist requires a combination of art and design sensibilities, technical knowledge related to the game dev environment, and a high degree of communication and collaboration.

As a member of the team, you will help your fellow team members to continue to meet and raise the quality bar at the studio.
Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and maintain UI for in-game screens, features, and content utilizing UMG (Unreal Motion Graphics UI Designer) within Unreal Engine
  • Integrate functionality using Unreal Engine’s Blueprint Visual Scripting system
  • Ensure our UI is optimal by balancing the art needs with tech restraints and continual iteration and development
  • Test and debug the UI content to make sure there is no conflict with the rest of the game
  • Collaborating with all disciplines necessary to deliver features on time, in line with the art direction, and with the players best interest in mind 

Qualifications:
  • +2 years of experience in UI Tech Art or UI Design for games
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with standard software such as Photoshop and Illustrator and basic knowledge of scripting
  • Experience with industry standard art creation pipelines, workflows and tools
  • Experience working and collaborating with with developers in various disciplines
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

Extras:
  • Experiencing working on a AAA game title
  • VFX or motion graphic experience is a plus
  • Proactive, Responsible, Autonomous
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