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Lead UI Artist

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art
Salary £35000-40000
Location Other

Our client has an exciting opportunity within their highly talented and experienced art department for a Lead UI Artist.

Reporting to the Art Director, you will be working on an established "AAA" title for Console and PC platforms. The role encompasses leading a talented team through the exciting and challenging demands of a "AAA" product from conception through to completion. 

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Able to create UI/2D style guides.
  • Effectively manage a team of 2D Artists.
  • Maintain the art vision and style set out by the Art Director.
  • Inspire the art team in driving UI art and tech forward.
  • Front end, Menu, Game Controls, interface design.
  • With the Art Director, perform regular appraisals, reviews and objective setting for the 2D team.

Required:

  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash.
  • At least 1+ shipped title in a Lead position and a very strong UI portfolio.
  • Extensive game development experience.
  • Management and project planning experience.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Excellent understanding of production procedures and software employed in the team.
  • Good interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Able to manage, plan and organise time.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine and the according toolset.
  • Video Editing and Motion Graphics experience.
  • Traditional painting and drawing skills.

For more information about this excellent role contact Simon Hope at simon@aswift.com or give us a call on 01709 834777.