UI Artist

Hypixel Studios

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

UI/UX

Sep 1

We're looking for a UI Artist to join our team, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 25+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.

At Hypixel Studios we are looking for applicants that are demonstrably passionate about their hobbies, have the drive and commitment to deliver results with minimal supervision, have international-level professional competency in their skill sets, and can demonstrate involvement with other interesting projects throughout their lives.

The ideal candidate for our UI/UX team will create amazing player experiences through their knowledge of interface design, color theory, visual hierarchy, and illustration. The candidate will be responsible for creating deliverables that captivate players through impeccable visual design, while seamlessly allowing them to achieve their goals in the game’s various interfaces. As a player first designer, you will be responsible for collaborating with other disciplines such as game design, UX, and audio to create a consistent and meaningful experience between the player and the game.

Who you are:

  • You are an artist who not only creates beautiful art, but puts the player at the heart of your work, solving problems which help them seamlessly interact with the game
  • You have an exceptional eye for aesthetics and can help maintain, develop, and define consistent UI throughout the game experience
  • You’re organized, and demonstrate this through attention to detail not only in your art but within the way your work is arranged and communicated
  • You’re an excellent communicator and are passionate about working across disciplines to advocate for your craft
  • You’re player focused; you have a track record of creating interfaces that focus on clarity and usability, in addition to visual design

Some of your role:

  • Collaborate with other artists to maintain and push the boundaries of our UI art style
  • Create visually balanced and player focused mockups that demonstrate a solid understanding of readability, clarity, typography, and visual hierarchy
  • Create, iterate, and define the iconography and UI style guide for Hytale
  • Communicate with other disciplines, demonstrating and defining your work
  • Work closely with UX to bring wireframes and prototypes to life through use of visual design principles

Essential Traits:

  • Exceptional talent in creating UI designs focused on 2D and/or 3D art
  • Expert level ability to work with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or comparable industry tools
  • Proven knowledge of UI design fundamentals such as layout, animation, and typography
  • A player focused problem solver, and passionate about creating innovative solutions
  • A personal passion for games and staying on top of the latest trends in the industry

Bonus Traits:

  • A proven track record of creating UI art in a shipped AAA title
  • Experience with creating wireframes and prototypes demonstrating user needs
  • Experience with implementing UI in a game engine
  • A personal passion for open world, builder, or survival games
  • A minimum of a BA/BS degree in a related field such as graphic design, visual design, interaction design, etc.

We can offer:

  • A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
  • Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • A stable and secure work environment
  • The ability to work remotely and experience a healthy work-life balance

We’re looking for applicants who are self-driven, put players first, and that have a history of making cool stuff. In return, we can offer an environment that values and supports individual creativity and passion and believes in fostering new talent. We recognize the value of diversity in every sense and actively encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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