As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to "level up" our talent. We're on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
PERKS & BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Yoga & Wellness Activities
This UX/UI Artist will be responsible for designing and building user-friendly and intuitive
wireframes, creating appealing icons and game assets, and providing clear UI style guides
for our mobile games. This unique position requires a creative, talented and motivated
individual to collaborate with multiple disciplines to create the next set of great Disney and
Pixar licensed games.
To successfully execute the role, the candidate must work closely within the art and design
teams to define and implement wireframes and flows through out product development.
This person must establish and maintain UI best practices for games, and ensure product
consistency on multiple device specs. This person will also help develop and create clear
and attractive buttons, icons and other UI elements in a wide variety of styles to support
monetization and gameplay.
As a UX/UI Artist, the candidate will be involved in all aspects of internal game
development, from brainstorms and pre-production to content releases for live operations.
The candidate will partner with the Art Director/Lead to define the most appropriate tools,
methods and approaches for the project. This person will also work directly with Engineers
to ensure artworks is accurately and consistently represented in game.
Design mock-ups, wireframes and storyboards to support the flow of the game
Build and create game assets such as icons, buttons, widgets, logos and other UI elements
Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure consistency of animations and presentation across multiple device types
Create clear and in-depth documentation and style guides for new titles
Assist production with decks and presentations
Participate in visual critiques and brainstorms
Research industry standards and develop new pipelines and workflows
3-5 years of practical art/design experience work in interactive media and/or mobile games
Graphic Design skills: sketching, wireframing and storyboarding abilities on paper and screen
Solid understanding of UI design best practices and interaction design fundamentals
A strong understanding of UI conventions and challenges for the mobile and other emerging platforms
Ability to translate flowcharts and wireframes into fun, usable, visually polished UI systems
Expert knowledge in Illustrator and Photoshop
Proficiency in prototyping tools like Sketch, Invision, Framer or comparable software
BA/BS degree in related field
Solid understanding of art and visual design principles and techniques regarding 2D, 3D, animation, layout, color theory, and lighting
Outstanding creativity and drive; excellent written and oral communication skills
Able to multi-task like a pro
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Sense of humor and a positive, enthusiastic attitude
Ability to take direction
Self-starter, reliable, and passionate about their work
Eye for detail with a clear understanding of the big picture
Team player who understands the value of regular and effective communication
Passion for video games a must!
NICE TO HAVE
Previous experience with motion graphics, compositing and special effects
Experience working in Unity
Affinity for Disney/Pixar
Extensive knowledge of fonts and logos
ABOUT JAM CITY
Jam City is a leader in mobile entertainment, providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to broad global audiences.
Jam City was founded in 2009 by MySpace co-founder and CEO Chris DeWolfe and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado.
Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook "Game of the Year" winner) and Panda Pop.
Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands including Harry Potter, Family Guy, and Marvel Avengers. Jam City has eight studios around the globe including Los Angeles (HQ), Burbank, San Francisco, San Diego, Toronto, Bogot, Berlin, and Buenos Aires.
The Jam City team is known for its creative excellence and technological innovation in key areas including storytelling, data science, and audience insights.
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