Job Overview

Based in Guildford, Wargaming UK is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior 2D Artist to drive the creation of the user interface in the next big free-to-play PC title from Wargaming, the company that brought us World of Tanks and one of the strongest free-to-play PC game companies in the world.

In this role, you will help to develop and manage the creation of the UI for a new & exciting project aimed at a western audience. The perfect candidate will work closely with the Art Director and Creative Director to help design and realise a UI that reflects the appearance and style of the game. You will need to be highly conceptual, passionate about graphic design, and have a robust 2D background in PC and console.

The right candidate will be expected to develop an effective and timeless UI that will scale and remain in place for years to come.

In this position you will be working within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community and will have the ability to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates.

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humor who can integrate themselves seamlessly into our team & studio culture, a solid singing voice, sweet dance moves, and an ability to pun will all stand you in good stead.

Reports To

The Senior UI Artist will report to the Art Manager. 

What will you do?

  • Design and be responsible for the front end, store and menu UI for the project

  • Collaborate with the Art Director, designers, programmers on object specifications and deliveries

  • Translate concept and reference artwork into game UI for both menus and HUD elements.

  • Design, construct, document and enforce pipeline procedures to deliver competitive, cutting edge assets.

  • Prototype new techniques and approaches.

  • Accountable for 2D art team deliverables, ensuring that they meet the defined objectives, and scheduled requirements.

What are we looking for?

  • 4+ years production art experience in the gaming industry with at least 1 year as a Senior UI Artist

  • At least 2 published games

  • Proven ability to create exceptional user interfaces, HUDs & 2D elements

  • A great eye for detail, natural flair & a strong understanding of composition & colour theory

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, and be able to both take critique and give feedback internally and externally in a professional manner

  • Diligence around both individual and team tasks, schedule and budgets.

  • Solid organization skills with adherence to optimization and asset management.

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Unreal 4 development experience

  • Traditional art skills (drawing, painting, sculpting, photography)

  • Concept skills – Ability to visualize and concept UI for the communication of complex systems

  • Samples of your work displaying clear user interfaces with detailed breakdown of their construction

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!


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