UK studio appoints new UI designer and international coordinator

Married couple join Lightning Fish

Husband and wife team Arthur and Sharon Price have both joined the Oxford, UK-based studio Lightning Fish Games.

Arthur is an artist, user interface designer and user experience evangelist, and has been working in the creative and design fields since 1996. He finally made the leap to the games industry in 2006 and joined Free Radical Design as an environment artist and user interface designer.

Arthur then joined Outso and worked on various projects for PlayStation Home, including the successful MMO, Sodium.

“Developing UI for emerging interface technologies with Lightning Fish Games is a fantastic opportunity that I’m very much looking forward to,” he said.

Sharon joined the games industry three years ago as an assistant producer and worked her way up to senior producer working with Outso and Lockwood Publishing, the team behind the successful online MMO Sodiumon PlayStation Home.

“Joining LFG as their international coordinator is a fantastic opportunity to expand the team into India, where there is a melting pot of talent and skill,” she said.

“Creating family-oriented games that incorporate such cutting edge video tech is a fascinatingly unique approach to game development and I can’t wait to get my sticky fingers into the projects.”

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