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Principal UI Artist, Amazon Games Montréal

Amazon Games Studios

Montreal, QC 03-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications
- 8+ years of experience in the games industry.
- 2+ released titles as a UI artist, UI designer or similar role
- A portfolio showcasing wireframes, UI game samples and solid artistic foundation.
- Experience in building user interfaces in a game engine, such as Unreal Engine and Unity.
- Proficiency in UI scripting and an understanding of ''game math'' in UI design.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, in French and English; due to the nature of the role which requires interaction with other Amazon entities globally and with Amazon employees and stakeholders in other provinces in Canada, bilingual French and English is required for this position.

DESCRIPTION

En tant qu'Artiste d'interface utilisateur principal.e, vous portez la vision de la prochaine génération d'interface utilisateur pour un tout nouveau jeu d'arène de bataille en ligne multijoueur (MOBA). Vous jouez un rôle crucial dans la définition du style artistique et de l'approche novatrice de l'interface (UI/UX) de ce jeu. Avec fluidité, vous jumelez l'art et la fonctionnalité, créant des interfaces qui captivent visuellement tout en améliorant réellement l'expérience globale des joueurs et des joueuses. En équipe, vous donnez vie à une nouvelle propriété intellectuelle et redéfinissez les limites de l'interface utilisateur dans le jeu vidéo.

Rejoindre Amazon Games Montréal, c'est contribuer à la fondation d'un nouveau studio de jeux vidéo à taille humaine; participer à la création d'une nouvelle propriété intellectuelle revisitant l'arène de bataille en ligne multijoueur (oui, un MOBA); et collaborer avec une équipe d'experts polyvalents qui ont bien du fun à travailler ensemble. Venez construire l'avenir avec nous!

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As a Principal UI Artist, you are a visionary tasked with leading the next generation of user interface design for our upcoming multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA). In this role, you are instrumental in defining the artistic style and innovative approach to UI/UX within our game. You seamlessly blend artistry with functionality, crafting interfaces that not only dazzle visually but also elevate the overall player experience. With the team, you mold a new intellectual property and redefine the boundaries of UI design in the gaming realm.

Joining Amazon Games Montréal means taking part in the foundation of a new video game studio that operates at a focused, human scale; participating in the creation of a new intellectual property, a fresh take on the AAA multiplayer online battle arena game (yes, a MOBA); and collaborating with a team of well-rounded experts who have a great time working together. Come build the future with us!

Key job responsibilities
Responsibilities
- Create and develop the artistic vision for the game's user interface.
- Design innovative UI concepts that push the boundaries of what's possible, both visually and interactively.
- Produce and integrate 2D and 3D UI assets appropriate for each stage of design, from wireframes and concepts to final in-game assets.
- Work closely with the engineering team to realize artistic visions within the constraints of the game's technical framework.
- Collaborate with UX designers, UI artists and UI SDEs to create seamless and intuitive interfaces, ensuring a perfect blend of art and usability.
- Foster an environment of creativity and innovation, encouraging team members to explore new ideas and techniques in UI design.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Montreal, QC, CAN

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications
- Familiarity with and interest in competitive gaming
- Unreal Blueprint knowledge
- Unreal material creation knowledge
- Experience shipping a game using Unreal Engine
- 3D toolset knowledge
- Passion for video games and a keen interest in keeping up with industry trends and developments

We know that your talent and skills can be expressed through a variety of relevant experiences. We encourage you to apply, even though you may not have all the qualifications listed.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2m95m-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.