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GUI Artist - South East, Salary £Neg – Games

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Employer OPM Response
Category Art/Animation
Salary DOE
Type
Location South East

GUI Artist - South East, Salary £Neg – Games

Location: South East
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Job Type: Permanent
Project: Games

OPM are delighted to be working with this simulation games studio in the UK. We are seeking an experienced GUI artist to work closely with the design team to develop an intuitive and smooth user experience, as well as to design the graphical elements that you will need to build the User Interface.
Key aspects of the role include:
·Working closely with the creative director, lead artist and UI lead to produce mockups and prototypes
·Partnering with the lead artist and UI lead to establish and publish the UI art manual
·Designing and forming required art assets for use in UI creation
·Working closely with the designers and UI lead to implement UI features and flow
·Rapidly iterating upon design implementations to ensure the most natural experience is presented to the player
Qualifications and Training
·2+ years of experience with user interface design for video games or interactive websites
·Minimum maths & English GCSE or equivalent, CSE, O’Level, Level 2 NVQ
Desirable
·Knowledge of Scaleform, Javascript, basic HTML, XML and CSS
·Knowledge of 3DS Max or Maya
Experience
·Excellent and proven graphic and information design background
·Strong usability design/test experience
·Working within an office environment
·Project Management – strong organisational
·Ability to set up systems and procedures
Desirable
·Working within the gaming or interactive entertainment community
·Working knowledge of design solutions for 3D interfaces
Skills, Aptitudes and Abilities
·Ability to iterate on clear and complete user/data flows prior to development
·IT Literate including all Microsoft office applications
·Expert with standard art tools of the trade (Photoshop, Illustrator)
·Strong time management skills for themselves and others
·Ability to prioritise workload
Desirable
·Presentation skills
·Expert understanding of Flash: workflow, asset creation, .fla set up, optimization, and organization, animation, components and libraries
·Functional understanding of Flash AS 3 (basic scripting, calls to external targets
Personal Qualities and Attributes
·Excellent organisation and people skills
·Articulate
·Confident
·Creative and Innovative
·Takes initiative
·Attention to detail
·Positive Attitude
·Demonstrates accountability/integrity
·Respectful and considerate
·Strong communicate skills at all levels
·Confident to challenge and ask questions
·Cool under pressure
·Reliable
·Flexible
·Friendly
·Work well in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
Desirable
·Simulation Gamer
·Gamer


Do you think this is your next position? Then please send your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com or contact me on the details below:

Claire Ramshaw - claire@opmjobs.com
Senior Art Consultant
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214413
Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm
Twitter: OPMCREATIVE
Linked in: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/claireramshawopm

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.