Full Time Job

Lead UI Artist

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 05-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a talented Lead UI Artist to help build several initiatives as part of our collaboration with Disney. As Lead UI Artist you will work with the development teams to create the gameplay UI across the different initiatives. You will create well thought out features and systems by generating wireframes, documentation, and prototypes. You will then work with a multi-disciplinary team to ship these features to create a memorable experience for our players.

In this role, you will
• Build and foster a team of UI designers (2-6)
• Roll up your sleeves and dive into some IC work when needed, such as producing UI design work like competitive analysis, information architecture, content strategy, user stories, journey mapping, and accessibility standards
• Work with Game Designers to translate goals and constraints into compelling user-facing experiences
• Collaborate with other UX/UI Craft leads to ensure great communication is happening and stronger cross-team relationships are built
• Contribute to the new vision for the various UI initiatives that we're working on
• Work collaboratively across multiple teams within Epic ecosystem to create consistency and resolve design discrepancies
• Build flexible design systems that enhance our ability to design more efficiently and consistently

What we're looking for
• You have 7+ years of experience working collaboratively to design features and complex UI systems through to completion across multiple platforms (mobile, web, PC, consoles)
• You have 7+ years of experience working in Agile environments and on multi-disciplinary teams
• You have 2-4 years of experience managing a team of 2-6 people or equivalent training
• You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least 5+ years of experience presenting to other team members and stakeholders
• You are a service-oriented, empathetic, and compassionate leader
• You are skilled with Figma, the Adobe Suite, and prototyping software
• You have a strong online portfolio demonstrating user-centered design solutions with strong visual direction and interaction design
• You have a passion for making and playing games
• You're able to deal with ambiguity well and you adapt to changes of plans quickly

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d95zw9-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.