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GUI Artist

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art
Salary £25000-30000
Location Other

Founded in 1992, our client is one of Europe's leading independent games developers and is  currently looking for an enthusiastic GUI Artist devoted to creating stylish user interfaces. The successful applicant will have graphic design experience, be self-motivated and talented, with a genuine interest in playing games.

Experience:

Game industry experience is preferred but not essential but if you have graphic design experience including creating graphical user interfaces and an awareness of best-selling games and the graphical styles they employ.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a GUI Designer to create art for 2D front-end game interfaces and in-game display HUDs
  • Create both static and animating 2D elements
  • Follow the GUI creation process from concept through to completion
  • Rapid creation of GUI artwork prototypes
  • Work to a functional and aesthetic brief, adapting to different art styles and keeping consistency with the overall game style
  • Prioritise work against schedules and track assigned tasks, being responsive to deadlines and working well under pressure
  • Collaborate productively within larger multi-disciplined project team environments, communicating ideas and issues clearly·         

Skills:

  • Should be proficient with the Adobe Create Suite of programmes: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Skilled in GUI design and creation of graphic elements and animations
  • Good core graphic design skills including layout, typography, font formats and colour
  • Good understanding of composition and colour theory

For more information about this excellent opportunity contact Simon Hope on +44 (001709 834777 or email simon@aswift.com