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Lighthouse Games is hiringGraduate UI Artist

Posted 3mo ago

Description

Lighthouse Games is a new AAA studio in Leamington Spa. We are defined by our pedigree of talent, and serious ambition to build a new best-in-class game. When you join us at Lighthouse, you will be able to create the best work of your career, in an environment that feels truly collaborative. You will learn from the best, and work along side the future greats of the gaming industry.

As Graduate UI Artist, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience and interface of our games, ensuring that players are fully immersed in the worlds we create. Your eye for design, attention to detail, and understanding of player needs will be key to crafting intuitive, visually stunning, and memorable experiences.

Key Duties Include

  • Collaborate with the game design, art direction, and development teams to understand project requirements
  • Design, create, and implement captivating UI elements, including menus, HUDs, icons, buttons, and other interactive components
  • Create visually appealing UI assets, icons, and animations that complement the overall art style and narrative of the game
  • Ensure that the UI is visually appealing, on-brand, and aligned with the overall artistic direction of the game
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to present UI concepts and iterate based on feedback
  • Work closely with the UI team, play testers and games designers to refine and optimise user interactions and flows
  • Develop animation and motion graphics for UI elements to create fluid and premium UX
  • Collaborate with engineers to implement screens and assets into the game engine while considering performance and technical constraints
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, UI/UX best practices, and advancements in game UI design

Requirements

  • A strong portfolio showcasing UI/UX design work in games or related industries
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite and Figma
  • Good understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • Experience with motion graphics and animation, bringing UI elements to life
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • A passion for video games and an interest in player psychology and behaviours
  • The ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Desirable

  • Experience with Unreal Engine or other game engines is a plus

Benefits

  • 25 Days Holiday, plus 1 day for your birthday
  • Studio Shutdown between Christmas and New Year
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Health and Well-Being Benefits
  • Dental Care
  • Optical treatments
  • Mental Health Support
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