Senior UI/UX Designer - Unreal Engine
- Games Department
- Miami, FL
- Remote friendly
2022-04-06 17:24:40 UTC
AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.
In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.
As a Senior UI/UX Designer, you will be responsible for creating visuals, implementing and maintaining user interfaces, interactive systems, tools, collaborating with the UI/UX Director and the UI/UX department as a whole. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate with other developers across disciplines, seek out opportunities to dive in, solve problems, and make improvements wherever necessary. The ideal candidate has experience working with a cross disciplinary team. Candidates should have solid technical fundamentals including strong 2D/3D rendering and problem solving skills. Candidates are expected to be self-starting and proactive in identifying risk and determining solutions. They should have a passion for adding the extra polish that sets our games apart.
Establish and assist in developing the UI aesthetic from concept to execution
Create intuitive, user-centric UX wireframes, page layouts, interactions, prototypes, mockups, iconography, 3D & 2D UI designs for cross platform applications
Design and develop industry-leading UI/UX concepts, animatics and rendered motion effects
Interface closely with our world-class game development teams to implement and improve interactive menus, interfaces and HUDs in-engine
Build style guides, pattern libraries and design archives from the ground up to ensure consistency and efficiency
Work with directors and department leads to refine processes, help manage the UI/UX team responsibilities, and best practices
Evangelize, research, and promote user centered design practices and principles in meetings and presentations with stakeholders, and teams across disciplines
Contribute, innovative, and develop original ideas on all aspects of game production and development
Ability to create and implement concepts from wireframes to shippable art with minimal support
Minimum 5 years as a graphic designer, UX designer, UI designer or similar experience
Ability to show examples of your work as it relates to games (PC, Mobile, and/or Console), websites, or interactive spaces
A strong passion for video game development
Can effectively and rapidly prototype ideas in Adobe Suite, commonly utilized UI/UX tools, or Unreal
Effective communicator and collaborator with developers, designers and leads from other disciplines
A natural curiosity for all aspects of game development and a willingness to work on a wide variety of game systems
Strong visual portfolio related to games or interactive experiences
Strong knowledge/proficiency of Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
Bonus, but not required:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in 2D /3D art, design or a related field
Unreal Engine 4 experience including Blueprints
Experience working with Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR
AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.