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UI/UX Artist

Coatsink is looking for a highly motivated and talented UI/UX Artist to join the team in Sunderland, UK. You will work closely with our wider Art team.

As a UI/UX Artist at Coatsink, working with the Art Director, you will design, create and implement stunning UX/UI solutions. These designs should be compliant with the game’s design, complement the overall artistic vision of the game and enrich the player’s feedback and experience. Your work should communicate and enhance the visual impact of important gameplay and provide clarity to real-time interactions.

Sound fun? If you’re up to the challenge, we want to hear from you!

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UI/UX Artist

Responsibilities

  •   Work closely with the Art Director to create and implement UX/UI solutions for all visual aspects of the game
  • Creation and implementation of real-time UX/UI using Photoshop / Illustrator or similar software
  • A strong understanding of player feedback and interaction within a 3D game environment
  • A coherent understanding of artistic style, mood and aesthetic
  • An Artist with a strong balance of artistic and technical skills. They should be confident in the implementation of UX/UI within a real-time game engine environment (Unity or Equivalent)
  • Be able to work fast, focusing on idea generation, iteration and respond well to feedback
  • Discussion about, and understanding of, the limitations of the hardware while innovating and pushing the quality of the player experience
  • Collaboration with FX Artists to share techniques, assets and ideas
  • Be an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews
Required:
  • Relevant Degree
  • Familiar with at least one industry standard game engine
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop / Illustrator or equivalent software
  • Able to create dynamic UI elements from scratch
  • Understanding of, and experience working within, technical restraints and budgets
  • Ability to communicate cross-discipline and work closely in small teams
  • A good understanding of player feedback and creating a comprehensive user experience
  • Experience creating UI / UX for video games, compliant with game design and overall artistic vision
  • A great team player with a mind for games and a keen artistic eye
Preferred:
  • Experience with implementing UI / UX within Unity
  • Proficient in the creation of UI / UX utilising motion graphics and dynamic real-time effects
  • Experience with designing and creating World Space UI
  • Experience with designing and creating UI / UX for use within a VR space

What we can provide

  • A relaxed working environment with a casual dress code
  • Experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support
  • Travel pass scheme

Submission Instructions

  • A CV is required
  • A cover letter is required
  • A link to your portfolio and/or project(s) demonstrating relevant skills is required
  • You must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We do not pay fees to any third party agency or recruiter without a mutually agreed-upon contract and we are not responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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