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Company Name:
Gameloft
Location:
New York, New York
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Android, iOS, Other
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Lead UI Designer

 

Global mobile games leader Gameloft is seeking a cutting-edge Lead UI Designer to join the exciting New York studio.

 

Our Lead UI Designer will work side by side with Game Designers to create solid and user-friendly menus and interfaces. This Lead UI Artist will join and lead our talented UI Art team and Designers in making hot new games, fulfilling a wide range of genres to ensure menu quality. Current hit Gameloft games include:

 

Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, A Good Day to Die Hard, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 2012 HD 

 

This opportunity also offers:

 

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Excellent cost of living and area growth
  • Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere - we love to play Magic, board games, video games, Ultimate Frisbee and foosball!
  • International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
  • Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
  • Exceptional library of diverse games with broad distribution.
  • Flexible core hours ( 9-6 or 10-7)
  • Stability - check out our Annual Reports

 

 

If you're ready to take it to the next level in your career, don't miss this opportunity to be part of the next big thing in mobile games!


Responsibilities:

The Lead UI Designer will be in charge of menu and interface flow development for the studio projects and work closely with the Art Director and Game Designers to create a high quality user experience. Duties:

  • Prototype workable UI wireframe flows
  • Iterate menu flows until a final design is approved
  • Implement menus and interface following art direction from superiors
  • Recruit top UI Artist to join our team

 

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate is a designer able to translate elaborate game functions into user friendly and accessible menu. Strong visual communication skills are a must.

  • 4 years experience in UI design and/or webdesign.
  • Previous experience in Videogames UI design strongly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of Flash, Actionscript, HTML and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of freemium models and visual trends in mobile games user experience.
  • Must be skilled in visual communication and menu design in a monetization context.
  • Flexible to work on different projects with different deadlines;
  • Sophisticated design and typographic sensibilities.
  • Solid and consistent body of relevant illustration and graphic design work.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and contribute to team atmosphere.
  • Flexibility to work on different projects with different deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and task planning abilities.
  • Good knowledge of 3D drawing.
  • Task driven, self-motivated and proactive personality.
  • Passion for games a must!

 

Chosen qualified candidates will be asked to complete an assessment.

 

 

About Gameloft

Since 2000, Gameloft® has proven a top innovator. We craft kick-ass games for all digital platforms and are tested Masters of the Mobile Space. Our freemium and premium games from casual to hardcore are localized in 12 languages and more than 100 countries. Your ballin guru skills will be seen by potentially millions of gamers. Meditate on that. We partner with more legendary brands than we can fit in a bullet point, like Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®. We employ over 5,000 developers in over 30 countries spanning every continent and are on the top 120 companies of the NYSE Euronext Paris, ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA. Bazinga. Our mantra? Your talent, our legacy, unstoppable.