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Company Name:
Mobilityware
Location:
Irvine, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Android, Casino, iOS
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior UI Artist

We are currently looking for a superstar Senior UI Artist with exceptional creative talent to bring vision and leadership to the design of our mobile games.  Think you have the chops to deliver something at a superstar level? If so, here is a little taste of what you will be doing:

• Create appealing, user friendly, innovative and crisp 2D game assets with a focus on usability and freemium best-practices in the mobile casino-style game market and other casual game styles.

• Prepare and designing of all facets of the User Interface including: mockups, wireframes, icons, animations, UI style guides, general art and documentation.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Creating appealing, user friendly, innovative and crisp 2D game assets with a focus on usability and freemium best-practices in the mobile casino-style game market and other casual game styles.
  • Preparing and designing of all facets of the User Interface including: mockups, wireframes, icons, animations, UI style guides, general art and documentation.
  • Digitally painting beautiful backgrounds and cool characters for beauty shots and cut scenes.
  • Working with members of Management, Art, Engineering and Game Design teams to determine the functionality, visual language and art direction.
  • Mentoring junior artists and helping them reach the next level.

Job Requirements:

  • BA in art media, graphic design or equivalent/relevant work experience in the mobile game space.
  • 5+ years of game art and UI experience with an array of mobile games experience. 
  • Graphic design skills: sketching, wire framing and story boarding abilities on paper and screen.
  • Expertise with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. After Effects/Flash experience is a huge plus.
  • A strong understanding of UI conventions and challenges for the mobile and other emerging platforms.
  • An ability to tackle many different kinds of tasks, ranging from creative challenges to mass production.
  • An understanding of graphics styles and their related demographics.
  • A track record of coaching and mentoring artists and steering art direction.
  • An excellent team player with ability to effectively communicate your ideas and solutions visually and verbally.
  • A very strong drawing and perspective skills as well as a strong understanding of lightning, color theory and rendering skills.
  • Traditional art training in various illustration styles, graphic design, typography and color theory.
  • An awareness of current and upcoming design and stylistic trends in the mobile game market.
  • A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skills is required.
  • Understanding of 3D modeling, texturing, lighting and rendering
  • An extremely high level of passion, drive, and perhaps some energy; you couldn’t possibly have too much personality for this place!