Ui/Ux Artist

Social Gaming Network Burbank , CA 91506

Posted 3 months ago

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

Happy Hours

Company Events

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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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Ui/Ux Artist

Social Gaming Network