UX/UI Specialist

First Contact Entertainment is seeking a well-rounded UI Artist to join our Team. The ideal candidate has experience designing all aspects of UX, has a passion for AAA gaming, and the desire to join a dynamic team looking to offer players truly engaging experiences.

Area

Art/Design

Job Type

Location

Full Time

CA. USA

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Deliver high-quality work, ranging from wireframing and sketches to high fidelity visual comps for game features, core UI elements and iconography 

  • Collaborate with the Game Director and Production to establish product and UX goals across multiple projects

  • Collaborate with Art Director, Creative Services and others to generate assets for menus, HUD, buttons, widgets, backgrounds, data displays, top-down maps and other game features while maintaining a consistent visual aesthetic throughout the UI

  • Implement designs in-engine ensuring they meet visual and performance standards.

  • Collaborate with designers, engineers and other artists to iterate on best practices and refine overall user experience

 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of 3 years in full-cycle AAA game development.

  • Experience with at least one title from concept to final delivery.

  • Demonstrated strong understanding of particle motion, timing, and scale 

  • Ability to interpret and transform abstract ideas and concepts into compelling effects

  • Demonstrated ability with at least one 3D particle editor/3D package

  • Excellent texture creation skills using Adobe Photoshop

  • Technical knowledge of and expertise in creating visual effects and rendering pipelines

DESIRED SKILLS

  • 3+ years’ experience working in AAA games with a focus on user interface design

  • Working knowledge of UE4

  • Solid communicator who works well with a variety of personalities in an energetic team environment

  • Must be able to receive peer and stakeholder feedback and iterate based on that feedback

  • Experience in Photoshop and Illustrator with knowledge of applications such as XD, After Effects, Maya/3DSMax or Flash a plus

  • Must be passionate for games

STAND OUT WITH BONUS FEATURES SUCH AS
  • Experience working in a related field, such as advertising, motion graphics, web design, information architecture, illustration or Industrial Design

  • Bachelor’s degree in Media Design, Graphic Design, Illustration or Industrial Design

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send all required documents listed below to:

jobs@firstcontactent.com

      

SUBMISSION / PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS
  • Resume

  • Cover Letter (optional)

  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills

  • Only digital artwork submissions such as website, blog or online album will be accepted

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