UI Artist Orbital (Remote)

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Description

We are nDreams, an award-winning independent developer and publisher, delivering world-leading interactive VR experiences.

nDreams Studio Orbital is looking for talented people to help pioneer development in live service games for VR that will entertain players for years. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of both a new team and project right from the start.

We are building a fully remote studio that holds creative diversity as a core value. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, genders and experience levels to apply for this role.

We are looking for an artist who is passionate about UI but also enthusiastic about the immersive world of VR and the interesting challenges that working with the technology brings.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive problem solver, bridging creative and technical solutions together to bring our user interface to life.

They will take ownership for all UI artwork created at Orbital and will work collaboratively across the project to ensure the best possible visuals enhance the design, are optimal, professionally presented and realised in-game.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Collaborating with the Art Director and Design team to establish the look of the games’ front end and in-game user experience.
  • Developing a dynamic 3D UI from initial concepts through to final quality assets in engine.
  • Creating 2D content such as banners, backgrounds, icons & achievements.
  • Adding excitement to the user interface with animations, transitions, FX, and interactions.
  • Verifying art in VR and making improvements where necessary to fit technical limitations and artistic direction.
  • Helping support the project as we move into the live operations phase of development.
  • Contributing to other areas of the project when possible - such as marketing artwork & 3D asset creation.

Requirements

  • Broad knowledge of UI and UX principles covering graphic design, composition, colour theory, typography, and accessibility.
  • Experience and understanding of 2D content creation software such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of 3D content creation software such as Blender and Maya.
  • Interest in the latest VR technologies and current trends in art content creation.
  • Working knowledge of industry standard project management tools and source control software.
  • A creative thinker with strong problem-solving abilities and commitment to personal development.
  • Positive and outgoing personality with a can-do attitude and be able to adapt based on feedback.
  • After Effects and animation experience is desirable.
  • Experience of implementing art in Unreal, specifically UMG and blueprints to animate and build functionality into the UI.

Benefits

Our growing studio shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and defining the future of VR. We encourage an open, creative, and diverse culture and empower people to explore their ideas and put their own stamp on projects. With humble beginnings of our own, we combine big projects and opportunities with a personal, caring touch. We’re proud of our culture – come and see why!

We offer some great perks, including flexible core hours, private health insurance, pension, two duvet days plus a day off to celebrate your birthday. As you’d guess, we provide all the equipment you need to create amazing VR experiences.

We are a remote first studio with the advantages that brings. We will hold social get togethers once per quarter in London to bond and become the best team we can be.

Salary is competitive and dependent on your experience. If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch! Drop us your CV via the link or send us an email to enquiries@ndreams.com

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