Lead UI Artist

Lead UI Artist

Wushu Studios is on the lookout for a Lead UI Artist to join our team!  In this role, you’ll oversee other UI/UX designers in developing visual experiences across game and gameplay menus, working closely with the Art Director and other Game Designers to create a high-quality visual user experience. As a lead, you will need to coordinate with your artists throughout the production process via managing workloads, scheduling tasks, and setting manageable deadlines.

We are a collaborative team, so you will have a strong voice in project design, not just through visual appearance, but also on gameplay. You’ll act as a mentor to your artists, providing guidance and solutions on any issues that may arise.

Reach out to us at careers@wushustudios.com if you feel you’re a good fit!

Responsibilities
  • Develop the look and feel of game UI
  • Determine gameplay features alongside art, code and design directors and leads
  • Communicate UI design to the team clearly using tools such as documentation, concepts, prototypes and wireframes
  • Define and implement style guides, rule sets and templates
  • Create UI that is accessible, inclusive and platform compliant
  • Collaborate across disciplines to solve problems and improve our art processes

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Qualifications
  • 6+ years experience in graphic design with a focus on user experience, interfaces and menu design
  • Proven experience as UI artist in the games industry
  • Experience leading junior artists; providing mentorship and feedback on work
  • A strong understanding of graphic design, typography and composition
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your understanding of effective user interfaces

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Desirables
  • A knowledge of either Unreal Engine or Unity
  • A knowledge of Adobe After Effects
  • A knowledge of animation and transition effects
  • An understanding of UI best practices and optimisations for game dev

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Perks & Benefits

These are just some of many offered by Wushu Studios.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Anti-Crunch Ethos
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Branded Merchandise
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Socials Events, Project Launch/Wrap Parties
  • Charity Events

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About Us

Founded in 2017 by a group of industry veterans, we are a highly experienced and professional team of developers with a shared passion for video games. Nestled in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter, our stylish studio is situated close to hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a stone’s throw from Lime Street station, connecting us with the rest of the country