• Experienced UI Artist Manizales
  • PikPok in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Who we are:
PikPok is New Zealand's oldest and largest video game developer and publisher. We established our Medellín location by acquiring Wizard Fun Factory, one of the oldest studios in the city.

We strive to successfully provide rich game experiences, crafted by talented teams who are curious, take ownership, and collaborate well.

We are committed to providing a safe and supportive workplace that enables our teams to make games which will be enjoyed worldwide across mobile, desktop, and console.

About the Role:
We're looking for an experienced UI Artist who works well within a highly creative, team-focused environment. You'll be working with other designers, and production staff toward the design and implementation of our user interfaces. We expect you to work across a wide range of styles and genres.

We need someone who is thoughtful, reliable, and versatile in their work - able and willing to deal effectively in a wide range of circumstances.
You should enjoy a fast-paced... environment and the challenges that entails.

You'll also need to be a confident and enthusiastic communicator, someone who appreciates collaboration and iteration as means to achieve the very best results.

The UI Artist's responsibilities include:
• Consult and work alongside Art Directors in preproduction, with regards to the visual exploration of potential UI direction.
• Consult or work alongside UI Design in exploring, scoping and planning UI.
• Produce UI art mockups in accordance with designs and art direction; review and iterate as necessary.
• Implement all artdriven aspects of UI production, in engine tools, as required.
Review, Iterate and polish accordingly.
• Participate in any team meetings/discussions related to UI design and/or production.
• Own the tracking of UI design and implementation from an art perspective.
• Lead (or colead) UI art efforts on the project as required.
• Advocate positively and constructively for UI at the project level. Be part of the 'voice' for UI on the project.


The UI Artist's required knowledge and experience include:
• A proven ability to work directly across a wide stylistic range, in-line with the type of work and to the level of quality PikPok is known for.
• An established background [two years of experience] in UI design and implementation, with a track record in contributing to successful creative industry projects.
• A minimum B2 English level.
• Some games industry experience or otherwise in a studio or agency environment.
• Expertlevel knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD, Figma.
• A strong aptitude for developing new skills, and expanding one's creative knowledge.
• The ability to communicate effectively and with confidence.
• A positive 'cando' attitude, great work ethic and strong sense of initiative.
• Proven workflow, task management and scheduling skills.
• A willingness to mentor, support and inspire others.
• A developed understanding of (and appreciation for) video games as a creative medium.
• When applying, please provide a clickable link to your portfolio. If group work is included, be sure to provide a detailed and accurate breakdown of your own contributions.

• Hybrid work. PikPok has a flexible approach to splitting your time between working in the office and working from home.
• Health insurance.
• Onetime home buyer bonus.
• Staff referral recruitment bonus.
• Partial rebate on mobile phone and tablet upgrades.
• Monthly selfdirected Lab Days, annual game jams, and a variety of training and learning opportunities
Manizales Caldas Colombia


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