Position at Creative Assembly
We are looking for a talented UI/UX designer to join our UI team on our Total War franchise at our studio based in Horsham, West Sussex. Working directly with the UI Lead, the right candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent creative, technical, and visual skill. You will be an accomplished artist with a passion for graphic design, motion graphics and clear, usable interfaces. Key Responsibilities As UI/UX designer you will work closely with the current team to develop concepts and the design of new UI features and assets. You will determine gameplay with the collaboration of the game designers and create the best possible user flow. On a day-to-day basis, you will: Interact and collaborate with team members from different work units (design, art, programming, etc.) Design the functions, appearance and handling ease of the interface and prototypes by working in collaboration with game design, user research and programming teams Deliver high quality assets Help maintain and craft the style guide, documentation, and design system Keep up to date and communicate the latest UI trends with the team Provide workflow improvement suggestions to improve productivity Knowledge, Skill and Experience Essential Working experience in a UI/UX role or capacity for an interactive product such as web, app or software products Knowledge of the latest tools and capabilities of those tools - Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Figma, Sketch, etc Strong graphic, communication, or media design skills: typography, iconography, layout, colour theory, motion design Ability to create as well as adapt to and follow a variety of artistic styles Solid understanding of UX methodologies and how they apply to game design Good technical knowledge and a desire to learn in-house implementation tools Ability to communicate and present ideas effectively A team player, able to take advice and feedback from their colleagues in a respectable manner. Desirable Understanding of user research methods Traditional art skills Interest and experience with the Total War franchise Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/showreel (or link to a portfolio/showreel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered. Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust. We house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site. Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date. We offer many benefits to support you and your family including: Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays Annual discretionary studio bonus Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen* Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy* Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases* Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more* *some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.