Full Time Job

UI Artist

Sledgehammer Games

Toronto, ON 09-01-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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Sledgehammer Games, award winning developer of several titles for the Call of Duty franchise, is looking for passionate developers to join us as founding members of our new Toronto team. This group will partner with our global teams in Foster City, California and Melbourne, Victoria in the creation of epic content for some of the biggest games in the world. This is an opportunity to help grow and shape a AAA team from the ground up, adding new skills to your armory while gaining the unique satisfaction that only comes from building something brand new. Join us on our quest to maintain and improve a healthy and inspiring studio culture!

The studio is navigating their 2nd decade of game development, focused on constant evolution, innovation and qualified risk-taking – which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. With extraordinary content production and engineering teams, we've been able to achieve some of the highest-quality game execution of any studio in the industry. We love what we do and work hard to make sure that each new game we make is even better than the last. Creativity is key, and we're looking for dedicated game developers for our exciting new projects.

Sledgehammer Games is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.sledgehammergames.com or search for Sledgehammer Games on your favorite social media platform. Want to hear what it's like at the studio directly from current employees? Check out our #LifeatSHG developer profiles: https://youtu.be/12DUBszg-w4

Your Mission

As a UI Artist you will be responsible for creating the distinct visual look of the UI in all phases of production. You will also be actively conceptualizing UI for various aspects of the game.

We value a culture of collaboration and are seeking an imaginative, resourceful, and versatile UI Artist to join our team. If you share a passion for developing groundbreaking gameplay with a validated team, then this may be the position you've been waiting for!

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Works closely with UX Lead, Art Direction, UX Design and Engineering to build a striking and consistent visual design throughout the game
• Produces assets, concepts, mockups, and prototypes
• Provides Engineering with support in the implementation of UI components
• Maintains the vision of the style while create visual and functional systems for UI
• Provides documentation

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Three plus years of professional experience as a UI Artist
• Can show a portfolio showcasing UI implementations across multiple titles
• Thorough understanding of the UX Field
• Exceptional knowledge and experience with typography, graphic design, motion design, alphabetical systems and iconography
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Takes and understands direction well, meets deadlines and work on multiple tasks
• Outstanding proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
• Strong problem-solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills

Extra Credit:
• A creative problem solver who feels comfortable experimenting and communicating approaches and solutions that help push the edge of what's possible with UI.
• Interested in technical aspects of the UI Art


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk1k40-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sledgehammer Games

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.