The Sr. UX/UI Artist’s primary responsibility is to create immersive and engaging user interfaces (UI) for TPCI’s digital products. UX contributions include wireframing, interaction designs, flow charts and authoring specifications documents as well as visualizing expected functionality, user behaviors and animation states. Secondarily, the artist will be responsible for producing and implementing original UI artwork, assets and icons that match established art styles in addition to working with creatives to develop new visual styles.
What You Will Do
- Work with Design, Client Engineers, Artists and Producers to develop functionally sound UI for mobile, tablet and PC platforms.
- Develop user interface visuals from initial concepts to final assets utilizing industry standard tools.
- Maintain consistency throughout a project while working from original and existing UI designs.
- Effectively use Unity to develop optimized 2D and 3D UI within a product build environment.
- Adhere and contribute to design best practices and quality standard guidelines.
- Document and maintain design specifications via team collaboration software such as Confluence.
What You Will Bring
- 5+ years of experience working in a UI Artist or UX Designer role.
- Highly experienced and proficient with Unity, Illustrator, Photoshop, and resource management tools.
- Solid design and compositional abilities using iconography, typography, layout, and color
- Good understanding of First Time User Experiences and how to develop UI to engage users.
- Experience prototyping, testing, and iterating UX flows for mobile games or applications.
- Proficient in evolving ideas, problem solving and concepts through to final realization.
- A positive attitude with passion for games, art and practical and effective design.
How You Will Be Successful
- Communication: Excellent communication skills in written, presentation, and verbal forms with an ability to translate technical information in a non-technical format.
- Bias for Action: You have an eagerness to take initiative and persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You work to resolve requests and incidents with a high sense of urgency and ownership.
- Great people skills: You know the “how” is as important as the “what” and you aim to build effective relationships across the organizations, as well as externally with 3rd parties. You are mindful of diverse perspectives and engage clients in a professional manner.
- Passion & Pride in your work: You love what you do and how you can add value to your clients; You ensure consistency and quality of your work and take a methodical approach to troubleshooting and resolution.
- Logical and analytical: You’re able to distill and synthesize complex ideas into concise, meaningful information to clients. You’re adept at prioritization and project management with attentiveness to detail and consistent follow through.
- Growth mindset: You thrive in a dynamic and fluid environment because you are a self-starter who is eager to learn, grow and build something great together; building and enhancing programs appeals to you. You have a desire to stay current on technology trends and Information Technology concepts.
- Work Excellence: You set high quality standards and strive for continuous improvement and quality assurance with all deliverables.
What to Expect
We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives.
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.
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