Full Time Job

Lead UI Artist

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 05-24-2024
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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 passionate Lead UI Artist to join our Fortnite Battle Royale team. In this position you will lead and manage a team of UI Artists (1-4) working on major initiatives of Fortnite (E.g., Gameplay UI, the Battlepass, or Social Systems). You will use your experience of generating and implementing pixel perfect UI Art and guide your team to produce well thought out features and systems. You and your team will be responsible for generating high fidelity mockups, prototypes, design systems and implementing AAA quality UI Art in Unreal Engine 5. You will work with a multidisciplinary team to ship these features to millions of players around the world.

In this role, you will
• Lead UI Art on a product team and inspire, mentor, and manage a team of UI Artists (1-4)
• Be accountable for the quality and consistency of UI Art produced on the product team
• Work collaboratively with UX Design, Tech Design, and Code to create AAA quality UI experiences
• Actively participate in the creation and implementation of design systems, game menus, HUD elements, Iconography, UI materials and shaders, UI animation, and motion design
• Contribute to shipping product team features on time and to quality
• Flag new and emerging design patterns or systems from the product team to UI Art Directors
• Collaborate with the greater UXUI Department to ensure consistency and quality is maintained across Fortnite as a product

What we're looking for
• 7+ years of experience designing, implementing in-game UI, working in agile environments, and on multi-disciplinary teams
• 2-4 years of experience managing a team of 1-4 people or equivalent training
• You are skilled with Figma, Adobe Suite, or other comparable design software
• You have experience implementing AAA quality UI Art in Unreal Engine or other comparable game engines
• Experience with building shaders and materials in Unreal Engine or comparable game engines
• Portfolio demonstrating a keen eye for Motion Design and animation
• Experience in creating 3d game assets in software packages like 3ds Max and/or Maya

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-g42yz1-3-230-173-188-42 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.