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Hometopia is looking for a talented UI artist to design and craft the tone, feel and visual aesthetic of the game’s UI. You will own the process from ideation to asset creation for all the game’s 2D visual elements, ensuring quality and consistency across every icon, screen and menu. This is first and foremost an art role, not a UX designer position, however, having expertise in UX design is a plus.

Requirements

Core responsibilities

  • Work with game director to develop an overall aesthetic that effectively conveys the intended tone and personality of the game

  • Create mockups, mood boards, style guides, color schemes and asset libraries

  • Design and create high-quality 2D UI assets: iconography, containers, menus, buttons, HUD elements and other design elements

  • Collaborate with UX designer and engineers to implement UI elements into the game

  • Export assets in the required formats (9-slices, sprite sheets, etc.)

  • Support other 2D art needs for the studio

Requirements

  • Portfolio of prior UI work that demonstrates excellent 2D visual design skills (layout, color, shape, typography)

  • 2+ years of industry experience as a UI artist

  • Expertise using industry standard design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, or similar software)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to create high-quality work within tight deadlines

  • Applicants must reside in (or relocate to) the state of NY

Pluses

  • Experience working with UI workflows in the Unity editor

  • UI art featured in at least 1 published video game

  • VFX and audio creation for UI

  • UX design experience

  • UI motion graphics

  • Interest in life sim or building games