AVAILABLE POSITIONS Principal UI Artist

We are looking for a highly skilled Principal UI Artist with a passion for games and great art. Graphic designers who’ve always wanted to work in the gaming industry are also encouraged to apply! Working with the feature team, you will work alongside art, UX, design and tech leads on the project to maintain, evolve and improve the interface for the #1 drag racing game worldwide.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the design team to ensure the creative vision is brought to life, and provide expert insight on existing and upcoming features
  • Take interface features through the full lifecycle, from concepts through to final visuals, motion graphics and marketing support
  • Work directly with feature teams to provide the required high fidelity assets along with clean and efficient implementation work directly in the game engine, being careful to stick to budgets and platform constraints
  • Problem solve complex visual language requirements
  • Present with confidence and clarity to the wider team, external groups and executive staff
  • Scope and execute effective plans, communicating them to the team
  • Mentor and develop UI team members
  • Represent the team as champion of the discipline, sharing inspiration from other media and critical analysis of what is best and worst in class
  • Give everyone an opportunity to give feedback to make the end product stronger

Requirements

  • 7+ years as a UI artist or graphic designer, preferably in games or digital/web media, with at least 3+ years in a senior role
  • Excellent knowledge of graphic design principles such as typography, colour theory, shape language, iconography, etc.
  • Excellent proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Demonstrable high level of creativity and artistic skill
  • Extremely self-directed with strong organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Plus points

  • Animation or motion graphics design knowledge
  • Practical knowledge of Unity or similar game engine
  • Practical knowledge of game UX

What we offer you:

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga RSUs
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups – Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

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Careers region: India

Careers Category: UI / UX

Careers location: Bengaluru, India

Careers Type: Full-Time