UI Technical Artist

Smoking Gun Interactive

Full time

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Apr 1

Job Description

Smoking Gun Interactive is looking for a capable UI Technical Artist experienced in executing and implementing game user interface assets and animations. Prior game development experience for mobile & PC platforms, and scripting experience with a flair for animation is highly valued.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and implement UI - work closely with UX, designers, and engineers to set up animations and screens 
  • Ensure the technical consistency and integrity of UI assets, by means of profiling and optimization
  • Develop and maintain a UI design system, working with other UI artists and engineers to help build and maintain a library of UI controls, styles, and best practices.
  • Work closely with engineers to integrate assets within tech specifications for multiple platforms
  • Rapidly iterate and develop solutions to design challenges while following creative and art direction
  • Collaborate with Lead Artists to create UI layouts, high fidelity graphics and any necessary duties

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience developing interactive interfaces in game engine or web-based UI editors and tools with at least one shipped game title 
  • Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design, Animation, Motion Graphics, or Illustration or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working with Unity, Unreal or similar engine and tools.
  • Knowledge of Basic scripting 
  • Master of Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Animate, Illustrator, XD)
  • Understanding of a shader language, experience in writing shaders is a plus
  • Have motion graphics skills, familiarity working with particle systems (Unity, After Effects) is highly valued
  • Enjoy prototyping and getting designs pixel perfect
  • Ability to accept direction, work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for technical problem-solving
  • Sense of humor, passion for your work, and desire to grow yourself and those around you
  • Be eligible to work in Canada



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Smoking Gun Interactive

A game studio focused on delivering high quality titles with some of the biggest brands & IP for Mobile, PC & Console.

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