Technical UI Artist

Ubisoft

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Our team in Kiev, together with teams from Ubisoft studios all around the world, works on PC and next gen versions of future AAA Ubisoft titles. Your mission is to design the interface of our game in collaboration with the game designer and the UI engineers following the art direction.

We are looking for motivated Technical UI Artist with advanced understanding of design of interface, excellent artistic skills and comfortable to work inside a large team.

Job Description

UI Technical Artists are accomplished artists with the knowledge to solve technical problems and implement UI art. The candidate will gain hands-on experience with the editor and tools, assisting the UI Design, Art and Code departments in crafting the player experiences. The candidate, based on his/her skillsets and interest, will also have the opportunity to explore various career paths e.g. in game design, UX design or tools designer, as part of career progression and development.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Proficient with Photoshop
  • 1+ year experience
  • Game UI development experience - highly desirable
  • Composition/color knowledge - must have
  • Flash - basic knowledge
  • Action script knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team (including good English level)
  • Passion for video games and game design

 Personal qualities

  • Creative: able to bring original and constructive ideas despite a set of constraints
  • Initiative: rise and bring problems to the table, propose improvements
  • Team player: communicate and work in the development team
  • Sense of ownership: from the spark of the idea to the feedback from the actual player

 Responsibilities

  • Work closely with UI Artists and UI programmers, as well as developers from other disciplines, to develop game content
  • Implement and maintain UI assets in the game’s engine
  • Find a balance between desired aesthetics and the technical constraints of the engine
  • Ensure the technical consistency and integrity of UI assets, by means of profiling and optimization
  • Get ahead of technical problems and (help) solve them before they arise.
  • Communicate efficiently with the other teams on the problems you met and the solutions to bring
  • Help with ideas and feedback in the development of the UI editor
  • Test and debug UI content to ensure there is no conflict with the rest of the game
  • Understand and develop best practices, workflows and pipelines within the UI team
  • Assist in the development of necessary skills in the UI team

Additional Information

We offer

  • Large-scale, international projects
  • Access to all Ubisoft games on PC
  • Medical and life insurance
  • English or French classes
  • Possibility to travel and meet colleagues from all over the world

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