UI Designer

Escalation is looking for a talented User Interface Designer to work on our next big thing.

Essential duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Designing logic, layout, and flow of all in game User Interface (UI) including: HUD, menus, etc.
  • Works closely with Art Director to determine presentation of UI.
  • Collaborate with Producers, Game Designers and Programmers on UI designs.
  • Responsible for implementing and scripting all parts of the UI, including all frontend menus and in-game elements.

Qualified candidates must possess and demonstrate the following skills

  • Strong foundation in usability and accessibility of UI design.
  • Able to transform an idea into a well-structured, efficient, user experience.
  • Strong, versatile 2D skills. One minute we’re working on Rage, the next it’s Disney Infinity.
  • Knowledgeable about current and upcoming trends with regard to UI design.
  • Able to wireframe ideas and present them to stakeholders within the company.
  • Experience working in a real-time game engine.
  • Strong and proven scripting knowledge (Actionscript/C#/Javascript/PHP/etc). We’re looking at you, enterprising front-end web developer.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to manage initiatives with limited supervision and possess good decision making skills.
  • Experience working with version control software (SVN, Perforce, etc).
  • Strong multi-tasking ability.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the following

  • Strong understanding of UX and information architecture.
  • Familiarity with usability testing and ability to interpret results.
  • Strong interest and background in data visualization.
  • Strong observational and listening skills; ability to recognize user experience needs and convert into UI design.

Instructions

Send your resume along with sample links or files to jobs.
Please include: “Application: UI Designer” in the subject line.