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Position: GUI/UX Designer (6-12 month contract) - South-East UK - Rates Negotiable - AAA Games Studio
Employer: OPM Recruitment Ltd
Category: Games/Level Designers
Location: UK - South East
Salary: DOE
Date posted: Saturday, May 13th 2017


The Role
My client need an enthusiastic GUI/UX Designer devoted to building intuitive, cutting-edge user interface experiences for games on all current platforms. This is a full-time role based in-house at their headquarters, on an initial 6-12 months employed contract basis (not freelance or agency).

Work closely with a GUI Artist to design and implement 2D front-end game interfaces and in-game display HUDs
Work closely with each project’s design team to ensure menus and interface reflect the overarching goals of the title in the most intuitive fashion
Streamline and implement logical menu flow and function of interfaces
Work with technical artists and tools programmers to improve efficiency of workflow
Work to a functional and aesthetic brief within technical platform constraints/limitations and ensure publisher/platform compliancy
Document processes and task tracking, with great attention to detail
Research new tools, techniques and processes and how they can benefit the company.
Collaborate productively within larger multi-disciplined project team environments, communicating ideas and issues clearly
Work effectively with minimal levels of guidance, prioritising and scheduling your own work
Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and deadlines

Skills & Experience
The successful applicant will understand the importance

GUI/UX Designer (6-12 month contract) - South-East UK - Rates Negotiable - AAA Games Studio

of usability and visual communication, be self-driven and talented, with a genuine interest in playing games.

Experience of implementing graphical user interfaces, awareness of best selling games and the graphical styles they employ. Some game industry experience is preferred but not essential, print or web-layout experience will also be considered.
Great knowledge of flow and function of game interfaces, user interface design and game navigation
Skilled in GUI design and layouts
Knowledge of game engines and artist tools
Detail-orientated with a logical, structured approach
Excellent initiative, self-motivation, communication, organisational and problem solving skills, as well as team-working and the ability to accept and follow direction
Ability to grasp new concepts and tools quickly
Knowledge of Photoshop and/or Flash preferred but not essential
An aesthetic eye with experience of layout, web-design, print or typography would be advantageous
A genuine interest in playing games

If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, then please fill in the form below, attach your CV and any links to your portfolio/demo work and click the “Send Application” button. If you’d like to know a little bit more about the opportunity, please call me on +44 (0) 1206 214 422.

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