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Gamefam

Gamefam

Design
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Company overview:

At Gamefam, we are revamping the gaming landscape. We strive to provide an unmatched experience for both players and creators across metaverse gaming platforms like Roblox, Fortnite Creative Mode, and Minecraft.

We aim to deliver the most authentic games and highest quality. We combine experienced mobile F2P producers, designers, and live ops managers with top native dev talent to create a one-of-a-kind, creative production and live operations hybrid powerhouse!

Our mission is simple: Amazing experiences for amazing communities.

And the COOLest part of working at Gamefam is how we win, together. We do this through Collaboration, taking Ownership, delivering Outstanding work, and cultivating Leadership at every level (aka, living our values).

Position Summary:

The UI Artist must be able to create high quality professional standard UI for games on multiple platforms. You'll have the ability to tackle complex projects without guidance, work from visual comps / style guides / UX wireframe diagrams and create aesthetically strong, effective UI tailored to the title and can demonstrate their experience in creating UI for a Roblox title that has proven effective or UI created to a professional standard for a game on another platform. In this role, you will interpret the needs of the game and its systems to understand what drives the information being presented to the player, and the desired player experience. The UI Artist will take ownership of how we communicate information to the player, with an emphasis on player experience and comprehension.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and champion the UI and UX for the project. You will be the UI/UX expert within the team to convey the game's spirit and playability.
  • Own and communicate the high-level vision and creative goals for UI/UX
  • Create concepts, mockups, and pitches for in-game User Interfaces, including features, flow, layout, design and iconography
  • Design awesome game interfaces that complement and develop each game's style, with a focus on new events and updates.
  • Execution of all aspects of in-game User Interface from layout mockups, wireframes, style-guides, and motion graphics
  • Collaborate closely with producers, art directors, and programmers to ensure a consistent, high quality user experience
  • Consistently play through game content and alert other departments about areas where player comprehension may be lacking.
  • Play and analyze many games, and understand a wide variety of approaches to UI and UX.
  • Author and implement final UI assets that conform to the established art style and design vision.
  • Work directly with software engineers to ensure UI assets are created in a consistent and thoughtful manner to fit memory and rendering performance constraints

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one shipped video game title
  • Able to tackle complex projects without guidance.
  • Well versed in common UX practices in video games and strong background in user-first thinking
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience in graphic design or related field.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrative skills within Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash/After Effects, and other UI authoring software
  • Working knowledge of game engines, specifically Roblox and UEFN
  • Awareness of current digital graphic design trends
  • Strong grasp of art principles and game development pipelines and practices
  • Portfolio demonstrating a breadth of visual creativity in both interface and graphic design
  • Effective communication skills

Pluses:

  • Able to demonstrate their experience in creating UI for a Roblox title that has proven effective or UI created to a professional standard for a game on another platform.
  • Well versed in common UX practices in video games and strong background in user-first thinking
  • Being a gamer is a massive plus
  • 3D and/or VFX experience
  • 3+ years of UI art/design experience
  • Experience in XAML, HTML5

Highlights of Perks and Benefits:

  • Remote Flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Company wide shutdown between Christmas and New Years
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance
  • 401K
  • WFH Stipend
  • More surprises when you join!

The base pay for this position is $75,000 – $125,000. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.