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Lead UI/UX Artist

DPS Games

Founded in 2018,DPS Games is adevelopment studio focused on making FTP games. We are home to a great deal of passion and love for video games. Our team is rich with experience from all around the world, and the drive to delivera new online experiencethe whole world can enjoy. It’s our purpose to ensure whilst you make history with us, you have the best possible time doing so.

We are a globally distributed development studio. Our mother studio is situated in Guildford, UK and we have our partner development studio in Sydney, Australia.

To us, Play is Everything.

Job overview

Based in Guildford, DPS Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Lead UX / UI Designer and Artist to assist in the creation of the next big free-to-play title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.

The candidate will have to be a hardworking self-motivated team player who is able to work closely with the Creative Director, Art Director and Art Production Director to create and be responsible for large sections of the game.

The successful candidate may have a background as either a UX Designer or UI Artist and developed a strong skillset across disciplines through their experience.

They will need to possess excellent verbal and written skills and be able to both take critique and give feedback to external partners as well as fully participating in group discussions.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Reports To

The UX Design and UI Art Lead will report to the Art Production Director

What will you do?

  • Lead the UX Design and UI Art Team

  • Supervise the full process from the design UX wireframes to final in game Art implementation

  • Develop the User Experience and Aesthetic design of the game menus, user interfaces and in game HUD

  • Develop an optimal user experience flow

  • Ensure that all game information is conveyed throughout the various user interfaces.

  • Create the visual style of the User Interface in the game in line with the art direction of the project and consistent throughout the game

  • Ensure timely delivery of UI assets to benchmark quality and format

  • Managing all the UI assets of the game in line with art team working practices

What are we looking for?

  • 7+ years production art experience in the gaming industry

  • At least 3 published games

  • Experience in developing graphically innovative UI from inception through to in game implementation

  • Demonstrated capability in delivering exceptional user experiences in published AAA titles

  • Strong graphic design skills: colour theory, composition, typography and layout

  • The ability to distil complex ideas into easy to use and understand UI graphics

  • Hands on art production capability

  • A great eye for detail and natural design flair

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, and be able to both take critique and give feedback internally and externally in a professional manner

  • Diligent self-management around both individual and team tasks, schedule and budgets

  • Strong organizational skills with adherence to optimization and asset management

What additional skills will help you out?

  • Traditional art skills

  • Significant Unreal 4 development experience

  • Knowledge of 3ds Max or 3d Software

  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

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