Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare.

Infinity Ward has opened a brand new studio in Austin, TX. The studio will work on creating new and innovative experiences for Call of Duty® and create innovative technology to power them. Our studio provides a safe, trusting, and empowering environment to unleash your creativity and help make the extraordinary.

Your Mission

The Senior UI Artist will work with a small team of UI Artists, UX Designers, UI Technical Designers, and Engineers to establish functional, original, and attractive interfaces for the game.

Responsibilities include generating original art content for the front-end UI and heads-up displays for a multitude of features in the game. All solutions should be intuitive, stylish, and consistent with style guides as established by our Studio Art Director and UX/UI Director.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Establish the visual language of the UI that includes iconography, typography, visual hierarchy, brand expression and motion that align with the art style of the game

  • Shape the UI design system to help ensure that players can enjoy a consistent and immersive gaming experience while navigating the game's interface

  • Create high-fidelity UI screens and component mockups that align with UX/UI goals and accessibility standards

  • Work closely with Engineers and UI Technical Designers to implement and ensure quality in-engine

  • Work closely with Producers and Directors to estimate work and assist in prioritizing work

  • Mentor and empower junior UI Artists

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience developing for user interfaces for HD console video games or similar products

  • A portfolio showcasing work samples demonstrating unique and original designs

  • Minimum of 5+ years as a UI Artist, UI Animation Designer, or similar UX/UI related experience

  • Expert UI, Graphic Design, and Motion Graphics design background and understanding of User Interface development

  • Expert understanding of Graphic Design, typography, as well as layout, color, and iconography

  • Ability to work with specific Art Direction and established styles guides to create cohesive, on-brand visual designs

  • Ability to work closely with the UX/UI Director to understand and incorporate needs into the UI

  • Awareness of trends in hardware and operating systems, interface design, interactive design, and competitive software to help find opportunities for innovation

  • Collaborative and inclusive attitude with the ability to listen, learn, and adapt to alternate views and approaches

  • Strong communication skills and ability to present work and clearly articulate design decisions and inspire UX/UI team and other collaborators

  • Experience creating motion graphics using Adobe after effects

  • Experience in 3D modeling and rendering with Cinema 4D, 3D Max, and/or Maya

  • Knowledge of UI scripting languages such as using Lua, Flash/ActionScript (or similar)

  • Passion for games and game development

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Infinity Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis