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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Albany

Description

Senior User Interface Artist
As a Senior UI Artist at Vicarious Visions you will craft and bring the player interface to life through art, design and motion graphics. As part of our awesome team, you will collaborate with designers and engineers on the overall planning, execution, and success of our projects by crafting the best user interface possible for various games.


In the spirit of inclusion, we encourage everyone to apply.

About the role
Working closely with Game Designers to create and implement UI Assets that communicate well to targeted player bases
Defining and maintaining a consistent art style while creating UI components such as icons, menus, logos, banners, in game HUD elements, and maps
Developing UI/UX wireframes and prototypes.
Lead a team of UI Artists to execute the creative vision of the project.
Assisting Engineering in the implementation of UI components and animations.
Crafting motion mocks for UI animations.
Providing accurate estimates for UI work of you and your team.
Keep up to date with video game UI art / design trends.
Writing documentation as necessary

About You
You have 5+ years of professional UI, Web design or Graphic Design Experience
You have expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects (Or equivalent motion graphics software)
You have deep understanding of UX design principals and standard methodologies.
You have the ability to work within specific styles as set out by the product or Art Director.
You quickly pick up and learn new tools sets and techniques
You excel in a team setting, working with creative individuals toward a common goal
You have strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Have an Art or related degree a plus
Familiarity with HTML/CSS/JavaScript a plus
Posses a real passion for gaming a plus

About Us
In 2018, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 27th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last, and now we are embarking on a brand new chapter.


Our philosophy of combining cutting-edge tech with creative innovation is evidenced in all of our products – from Skylanders to Crash Bandicoot, to Destiny 2. 


We thrive on a culture of teamwork, respect and fun. We have built a welcoming and relaxed workplace that invites creativity and encourages individual voices. We not only give our developers a safe and warm place to incubate and grow their ideas but the tools and support necessary to turn those ideas into impactful and memorable experiences.

About the company

or more than 30 years, Activision has been changing the way people play. In the process, we have built one of the largest portfolios of recognized brands and today we are one of the most valuable interactive entertainment companies in the world.
Founded in 1979 as the first independent video game software developer and distributor, the company launched a series of multi-million unit selling titles in the early 1980s for the Atari 2600 including Pitfall, Kaboom! and River Raid. And since then, Activision has created some of the most iconic and memorable game experiences of all time.
Today, the company is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products for various consoles, handheld platforms and the PC. Over the past five years, we have continued to thrive as a leading digital entertainment provider whose games appeal to a variety of gamers.
We strive to make the most fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for our players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
We operate in more than 15 countries including in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, mainland China, Hong Kong and the region of Taiwan.
We recognize that our success is built upon the shared dedication of great people whose sense of mutual respect and teamwork drives our performance.

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