Contract UI Artist

Art San Francisco, California


Description

KIXEYE is seeking a UI Artist to work on a new mobile game that we’re developing in our San Francisco headquarters.

You’ll be tasked with designing and creating UI assets based off of wireframes/flows for smartphone and tablet platforms, as well as creating innovative new ways of interacting with handheld devices. We'll be looking to you to push the boundaries of what can and should be done to make player interactions with our games better and more fun than anything that's been done before. Must have Unity experience and implementation skills. 

  • 2+ years experience creating innovative UI for mobile products; 4+ years of experience creating other types of interactive UI
  • Unity experience a must with implementation
  • UX wireframe creation based on specs
  • Strong understanding of UI and usability principles
  • Design portfolio of previous UI work and mobile projects
  • Aware of current trends in mobile and game UI designs
  • Strong graphic design skills, particularly in iconography creation, typography, HUD elements, and screen layouts
  • Strong artistic sense with a focus on creating simple, user-centered experiences
  • Advanced experience Photoshop and Illustrator required plus some Flash experience.
  • Knowledge of Apple and Google UI Human Interface Guidelines - you've read the documentation and understand what is possible, while always continuing to push on the boundaries
  • Ability to iterate quickly in a demanding environment
  • Experience taking features from concept to final in-game art
  • Excellent communication with product and engineering teams
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project deadlines
  • Passion for games is a must
**Applicants must include a link to their personal work portfolio to be considered**