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Company Name:
Turbine Inc.
Location:
Needham, Massachusetts
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Visual Arts
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
iOS
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior UI Artist

Senior UI Artist

Turbine is on the hunt for a Senior UI Artist to join our new mobile team.  The senior UI Artist will establish the look of the game’s front-end user interface, in-game HUD, and additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic across all UI assets.   The Artist will work closely with the Designers to iterate on concepts/wireframes until visual and usability requirements are met.  Work with Engineers to ensure that all assets appear in-game to specification and within technical constraints.  Generate assets for front-end menus, icons, buttons, widgets, backgrounds, data displays, top-down maps, etc., from concept to final polished product.  The ideal candidate will have a driving desire to make the best-looking and most intuitive user interface ever experienced in a mobile game while remaining flexible to adapt to our fast-paced environment where things can change quickly. The game you will be working on will be based on an exciting top tier Warner Brother property that has world wide popularity.  

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work directly for the Art Director, establishing the look of the game’s front-end user interface, in-game HUD, and additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic across all UI assets
  • Work closely with the Designers to iterate on concepts/wireframes until architectural and usability requirements are met
  • Work with Engineers to ensure that all assets appear in-game to specification and within technical constraints
  • Generate assets for front-end menus, icons, buttons, widgets, backgrounds, data displays, top-down maps, etc., from concept to final polished product
  • Have a driving desire to make the best-looking and most intuitive user interface ever experienced in a mobile game

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years’ experience working in visual media with a focus on user interface design
  • Must have an understanding of mobile games and what makes them tick
  • Experience in collaborating with Designers to solve problems at a wireframe level
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a breadth of visual creativity with many examples that fit within the constraints of a system design.  Additionally, portfolio should contain examples of logos and iconography
  • Good time-management and organization skills to keep all areas of the UI moving forward through from placeholder to final standard, and the flexibility to adapt priorities to changing requirements within the team. Proficiency in standard graphic media applications, such as Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Must be a good communicator who works well with a variety of personalities in an energetic team environment
  • They must have personal drive and passion to produce outstanding work and constantly seek new ways of pushing the boundaries in what will be a pioneering role in the area of UI. They will be working within a small talented group and require the ability to work closely with Artists, Engineers, and Designers to design/produce UI graphics and assets to the highest Visual standards
  • A strong portfolio highlighting a strong graphic design skill, strong drawing skill and an understanding of interactivity and information architecture

Advantageous Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Industrial Design
  • Experience of other game development areas
  • Knowledge of secondary visual media applications, after effects, 3D packages, and Flash, Unity/ NGUI
  • Experience working in a related field, such as advertising, motion graphics, web design, information architecture, illustration or industrial design

This is an onsite position requiring the candidate be living in Massachusetts (Must be willing to relocate)