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UI Artist

  • Role: UI Artist
  • Team: Development
  • Location: Kent

The role

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

We have recently moved into a brand new river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

We are looking to recruit a UI Artist to help shape the user interfaces within our Unreal Engine 4 simulations. You will work closely with other UI Artists and UI Engineers to assist in the design, creation and implementation of game menu systems and related overlays for in-game features. The successful candidate will be experienced working in a user interface design position in the video games or interactive website creative industries, with good technical abilities, knowledge of the UE4 editor and excellent attention to detail. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the UI team in the creation of UI design bibles, feature mock-upsand screen menu designs 
  • Design and create required art assets for use in UI creation
  • Work closely with the Production team, Lead Artist and UI team to create mock-upsand prototypes of UI features 
  • Work closely with the Producers, Designers and UI team to design & implement UI features and flow
  • Rapidly iterate upon design implementations to ensure the most intuitive experience is presented to the player
  • Create suitable documentation for internal and external audiences
  • Testing & bug fixing implemented UI screens to ensure high quality deliverables

What we look for in you

  • Excellent and proven graphic and information design background
  • Proficient with Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator etc)
  • Experience with Adobe XD beneficial
  • Experience in design / prototyping of motion graphics beneficial (After Effects, Animate CC, etc)
  • Strong Usability Design/Test experience
  • Knowledge and practical use of UE4 and UE4 Blueprints is desirable
  • Experience of working in the games industry beneficial
  • Must be a creative but practical problem solver.
  • Must be resourceful, self-motivated and organised.

You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games

You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported

We have an industry leading work-life balance

We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology

Competitive salary and benefits

Pension scheme

Eye-care vouchers

Free parking

Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry

Access to funded fitness events and health checks.

Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.


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About our people

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By enthusiasts, for enthusiasts.

We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.

Our values

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Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.

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Enhance life

We work hard to build experiences that can be enjoyed by players of all ages. Our games simulate reality but are non-violent. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.

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Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.

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Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

"The creative freedom is what I enjoy most about working at Dovetail Games"

"It varies a lot and is never boring"

Our products

Explore our range of simulation games