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Lead UI Artist

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Design
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong UI/UX design skills, graphic design expertise, proficiency in Figma & Adobe software, familiarity with Unreal Engine, and knowledge of motion graphics & 3D software.
  • You will lead UI art direction, collaborate with teams on UI features, manage workload, develop team members, problem-solve conflicts, and optimize production pipeline for Warner Bros. Discovery.

Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge and application of UX, Accessibility & player-focused design principles – through work in complex Game projects, ideally with AAA targets
  • Demonstrable professional graphic design skills – particularly layout, typography, and colour theory application
  • Excellent knowledge of Figma and Adobe software for 2D Design
  • Appreciation of current interaction and design trends in Games, particularly across PC & Console titles
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and node-based visual scripting is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Unreal materials/shaders for UI texture optimisation and animation is beneficial
  • Demonstrate motion graphic skills is a bonus, i.e. Adobe After Effects
  • Knowledge of industry standard Game Development 3D software is helpful

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Art director to establish UI art direction, brand and style guides – maintaining a consistent style throughout the project
  • Work with Directors and Leads to determine requirements and development of all UI features, communicating status of deliverables proactively
  • Collaborate and liaise with Artists, Designers, and Programmers in the implementation of UI features – iterating on Design & User feedback to polish and improve features
  • Manage documentation and flow diagrams for UI/UX features
  • Delegate and maintain an equitable workload across the UI Art team, communicating with Project Leadership and stakeholders on deliverables
  • Create opportunities for the UI Artists to expand their skillset and knowledge, understanding their career vectors and developing growth pathways for them
  • Explore and provide solutions when the UI visual direction conflicts with the needs of the game design or technical limitations
  • Review workflow and tools in the UI production pipeline, to proactively identify bottlenecks or areas for improvement to developer efficiency
  • Collaborate and supervise outsource UI Art teams, to ensure delivery of work to specification

FAQs

What qualifications and experience are required for the Lead UI Artist position at Rocksteady?

The ideal candidate for the Lead UI Artist position at Rocksteady should have both experience with and passion for creating high quality user interfaces. They should also have a collaborative mindset and enjoy working with a team of developers. Working on AAA titles is a plus.

Will the Lead UI Artist role at Rocksteady involve working remotely or on-site?

The Lead UI Artist role at Rocksteady will involve a hybrid work pattern, with some time in the week spent onsite at our London studio.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
10,001+
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Warner Bros. Discovery is a global media and entertainment company, known for producing and distributing a wide range of content, including films, television shows, and digital content. Their ultimate mission is to captivate audiences worldwide by creating compelling and innovative stories that entertain, inform, and inspire. With a strong focus on storytelling and creativity, Warner Bros. Discovery aims to enrich people's lives through entertainment and provide a diverse array of content across various platforms. Their purpose is to connect people through shared experiences and to continue being a leading force in the entertainment industry, shaping the future of entertainment in the UK and beyond.

Culture & Values

  • Act as one team

    Trust each other, succeed together, and grow together. Collaborate across teams and make decisions that are best for WBD overall. Prioritize growth, development, and well-being for our teams. Respect and support each other, and celebrate wins.

  • Create what's next

    Be curious, innovate, and focus on the future. Drive change, embrace disruption, and never stop learning. Use data and technology to transform what we create and how we tell stories and deliver. Experiment, fail fast, acknowledge mistakes and learn from them.

  • Empower Storytelling

    Put creators, consumers and partners at the center, and share extraordinary stories. Tell stories that entertain and inspire our viewers, communities, and each other. Foster creativity by giving the freedom to try new things and produce our best work. Deliver the best experience; anticipate what consumers want and be fan obsessed.

  • Champion Inclusion

    Empower others, have courage, and pursue equity. Amplify the voices of global storytellers to reflect audiences around the world. Intentionally seek out diversity, remove barriers, and create space for all to share ideas and be heard. Actively listen and lead with empathy, integrity, and transparency.

  • Dream it & own it

    Advocate the mission, move with speed, and drive results. Have an owner's mindset; bring a perspective, take decisive rapid action, and manage spend responsibly. Make clear choices, set ambitious goals, and be accountable for results. Speak up and fearlessly challenge the norm.