UI Artist

Dallas, Texas ZeniMax Media

Escalation, part of the ZeniMax Media family, is looking for an experienced UI Artist to join our team. The UI Artist will work closely with the art director and game designer to conceptualize, mock-up and execute interface designs across many different systems in our games. He/she will be heavily involved in evaluating and improving usability across the designs chosen for the games. Responsibilities: * Supply art assets to the development teams to be integrated and/or reproduced during the development process. * Apply user centered design processes to create high quality user experiences. * Collaborate on development of functional requirements for new products, rapidly creating interactive prototypes when necessary. * Translate functional requirements into application layout and interface (including interaction models, workflows, information architectures, flowcharts and screen mockups). * Develop detailed product design documentation that effectively communicates interaction and design ideas to development team. * Gauge usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change. Requirements: * 3+ years of experience designing and implementing functional and elegant user interfaces from concept to completion * Examples of current and past work demonstrating a strong understanding of usability and composition * Fluent with Flash based interfaces * Demonstration of significant UI contribution to a shipped videogame title * Self-motivated, but able to take feedback/ criticism and properly reflect comments in work * Excellent team player with strong work ethic and a cooperative attitude * An understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines and efficient game development processes Desired Skills and Pluses: * Previous years of experience in UI design in the video game industry * Proficient in modern 3d modeling packages * Fluent in Actionscript * Familiarity with Bethesda Software games, characters, brands and universes * Passion for games and gaming See Job Description

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