Date PostedOctober 12, 2023
Expiration dateOctober 31, 2023
As a Game UI Designer at Illuvium, you will collaborate closely with the design team, UI artists, and the broader programming team. Your primary responsibility will be implementing a variety of UI systems across the game using Unreal Engine and its UMG framework/tools. You will work alongside UI Programmers to ensure that in-game UI aligns seamlessly with Figma designs.
Illuvium Labs is an independent game development studio based in Sydney, Australia. We develop blockchain based games for the Illuvium DAO. We have developed a strong culture of independence with our team, preferring candidates who can articulate their own vision and goals. We operate almost entirely remotely so each team member designs their own hours and work schedule. In the end all that matters is the delivered product. We hire based on people’s abilities to adapt and change quickly, valuing underlying core abilities above specific skill sets.
- Create wireframes and interactive prototypes to visually convey UI layouts and functionality
- Collaborate with UI programmers to design and implement visually appealing user interfaces
- Maintain uniformity in UI design by establishing and adhering to design guidelines, ensuring consistent implementation throughout the game
- Work with UI programmers to seamlessly embed UI elements within the game’s logic
- Optimize UI layouts and interactions to improve the overall user experience
- Design and produce optimized UI assets
- Maintain open communication with UI programmers to discuss technical requirements, feasibility, and potential challenges
- Create comprehensive documentation outlining UI design specifications, interactions, and implementation guidelines
- Participate in quality assurance testing to verify that UI elements function correctly and align with the intended design
Skills and Qualifications
- Proficiency in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design principles to create visually appealing and user-friendly game interfaces.
- Experience with wireframing and prototyping tools to illustrate UI layouts and interactions
- Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with UI programmers, artists, and other team members
- A strong portfolio showcasing previous UI design work, demonstrating skills in creating visually appealing and functional game interfaces
- Proven experience as a UI Designer or similar role, preferably in the gaming industry, demonstrating expertise in creating game UI
- Familiarity with industry-standard design and prototyping software is essential
- Familiarity with Unreal Engine
- Experience creating UI elements for AAA games
- 5 Years experience in the games industry