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Freelance UI Artist

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art
Salary Negotiable
Location Other

Freelance UI Artist - Farnborough
This is a rare opportunity to join a studio who're on the cutting edge of VR gaming. As the largest studio in the UK to solely produce VR games, our client have forged a name for themselves producing their breath-taking virtual reality experiences and entertaining games.

They're looking for a strong Graphic Design focused individual to join an exciting team in the varied role of UI artist on a 3 month contract. The Artist will be responsible for designing and creating high quality artwork with a strong focus on layout, typography, and colour to achieve compositional excellence in both 2D and real-time works. Working alongside the Art Director and Dev teams, the role will demand strong communicative skills, both visually and verbally.

Essential Skills:

· Able to consistently produce well laid out presentation graphics, employing typography and colour compositions with exceptional quality and legibility.

· Create concepts and mockups, iterating quickly and methodically to communicate ideas.

· Demonstrate the ability to conceive and portray a variety of styles and possible user flows.

· Strong working knowledge of 2D layout and graphics within a real-time game / UI scenario.

· Pre-visualise benchmark graphics / assets in full motion

· Consistently strive to maintain or exceed the highest quality standards of the Art Department.

Experience Required:

· A graduate of a Degree or equivalent qualification within a relevant discipline, or at least 2 years' experience in industry.

· Demonstrable 2D graphical skills showing a solid foundation in graphic design

· Established skills in Photoshop and Illustrator are essential

· Demonstrate a level of draftsmanship confidence and competency.

· Real-time UI implementation experience, with either Scaleform, Flash, UMG, Unity or Other.

Why you should apply:

Although this studio is growing and becoming more and more successful, they've kept and indie approach to everything that they do. They're creating multiple, tightly-focused titles with small, core teams which allows everyone to make a real difference to the games they make!

This studio are also a strong believer that everyone works their best when they're at the top of their game, meaning they strive to preserve a healthy work-life balance.

Interested? Contact Max Stuart at Max@aswift.com or on 01709 834777.

Not for you but know someone who this'd be great for? Refer them and we'll give you £1000 if they get the job!