UI Artist (Mobile Games)

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 11-13-2018
Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hit-maker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 10th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation in every aspect of our business.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.
 
Responsibilities
  • Candidate will work closely with Directors, Leads and Peers to develop engaging UI for mobile games - focusing on usability, interaction, and visual design
  • Design and create dynamic buttons, icons, menus, and other UI elements
  • Work with Engineering to export and integrate UI assets directly into Unity and ensure that the overall artistic vision is maintained
Requirements
  • Two year art degree
  • GUI and 2D game art creation experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience
  • Excellent graphic design skills partnered with a keen eye for design aesthetics
  • High level of proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to work individually and with a diverse and experienced team of artists in a creative and fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and collaboration with art, design, engineering, and production disciplines
Preferences
  • 3D modeling and texturing experience
  • Unity experience
  • Strong drawing and conceptualization skills
  • Game industry experience as a UI artist
  • Passion for playing and making games
  • In lieu of art samples, please include a portfolio link
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days and parties
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Please include a link to your portfolio with your application
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
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