UI-UX Artist at Insomniac Games

United States, Remote

Our UI/UX team at Insomniac Games is growing! We’re looking for a talented UI/UX Artist interested in helping us make industry-inspiring player experiences that are approachable, accessible, and immersive for everyone. If you are someone with a track record of working collaboratively and cross-functionally to develop innovative player experiences and want to play a major role in delivering world-class games for players of all abilities, please read on!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Own impactful user-facing features and systems that help players of all abilities navigate, locate information, and accomplish their goals.
  • Work iteratively through all phases of the game development cycle from prototype to polish.
  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and developers to implement and deploy accessible user experiences that support the art, design, and technical vision for our games.
  • Deliver wireframes, mockups, motion comps, iconography, prototypes, and in-game implementation of assets that is usable, accessible, adheres to standards and meets or exceeds requirements.
  • Contribute proactively to our studio’s standards of excellence for UI art.
  • Provide accurate estimates for assigned tasks and regularly updates team on task status, contributing to efforts to ensure team’s work remains is in scope.
  • Proactively share, receive, incorporate, and act on feedback.
  • Continuously expand knowledge of technological developments in the game industry through research and training.
  • Advocate relentlessly for our players and the end-to-end user experience.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough understanding of digital interaction design fundamentals and patterns.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Adobe suite (Photoshop, Animate, AfterEffects, and Illustrator) and other related content creation packages (Maya).
  • Ability to adhere to the style guides and development best practices, including source control standards.
  • Familiarity with front-end development tools and technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) a plus.
  • Shipped multiplayer game development experience strongly preferred.
  • 3D and/or Coherent experience also a major bonus.

Other Skills:

  • Solid instincts for game design and innovative user experiences.
  • Passion for game accessibility and player advocacy.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to present ideas and research in a way that makes it actionable and easily understandable for all audiences.
  • Flexibility in the face of schedule changes and shifting timetables.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.