Senior UI/UX Game Designer

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Posted
November 15, 2021
Full Time
United States
Remote

Hi, we're Decoy Games. Last year, we released our first commercial game Swimsanity! on PC and all Consoles with full online crossplay support, alongside promotions such as Xbox Games With Gold and Amazon Prime Gaming. We are thrilled to announce that as of today, “Swimsanity!” has eclipsed 1.4 million downloads!

We recently signed with one of the world's most trusted publishers to deliver our next game, and it's going to be bigger and better than anything we have done before. As an indie studio, it was important for us to maintain creative control over our next game to ensure that we maintain the same uniqueness and excitement that you have come to expect out of Decoy Games. While we cannot reveal the publisher or the game today, just know that we are beyond excited to get started on our next game.

And what does getting started on a project this big mean? Decoy Games is officially scaling up!

This is our official call out to all developers, artists, writers, and creators to reach out. We want to build an extremely diverse and talented team capable of bringing our vision to a reality from this game and beyond. We always have interesting projects going on here at Decoy Games, and we want you to be a part of it. Our vision has always been to create unique and engaging experiences beyond what we have done at this point. We are thrilled to grow our team to continue that journey.

The Role

We’re looking for a Full Time Senior UI/UX Game Designer who will take a key role on our team. As a Senior UI/UX Game Designer, you will be responsible for the design and graphic production of the menus and user interfaces of video games. The Senior UI/UX Game Designer will work closely with game designers to create graphical menu user interfaces which will communicate the relevant information required in order to guide the player and improve the total overall player experience.

Responsibilities

  • Create amazing, intuitive interfaces for our games!
  • Work closely with design and engineering to establish UI development pipelines and feature requirements
  • Integrate interface designs directly in the Unity game engine
  • Critique your own and others’ work constructively, and raise our internal artistic bar

Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience working on Game UX and UI
  • Leadership history on prior projects
  • Excellent personal, written and oral communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of the many requirements and steps involved in delivering high quality interface art
  • Skilled with industry tools: Illustrator, XD, Figma, Photoshop, Sketch
  • Experience working in game engines: Unreal, Unity, or equivalent
  • Strong sense of graphic design, font, color
  • Portfolio or demo reel that demonstrates breadth of skill, styles, genres
  • Awareness of current trends in user interface design
  • Must be eligible to work in United States
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills

Preference to Applicants with

  • Traditional illustration/fine arts training
  • Experience in mobile, console, and pc interface development

Benefits

  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Remote

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About Us

Decoy Games is a video game company founded by two brothers, who had no prior professional game development experience. They used their deep passion for video games and extensive imagination to start building Decoy Games. Today, Decoy Games is a multi-award winning game company focused on creating unique game experiences, merchandise and content while also using their platform to encourage innovation across all aspects of the game industry.

At Decoy Games we strive to be a symbol of inclusion, diversity and inspiration to all who aspire to be a part of the game industry. We make it our mission to ensure that this is reflected in our team and the products we create. We have taken great pride in creating several platforms for people around the world in all communities to learn about and engage in the world of gaming.

About Swimsanity!

Swimsanity! is a multiplayer underwater shooter with action-packed Co-Op and Versus game modes, all supported by online and local play. You play as our hero Mooba, who uses a variety of unique power ups and weapons to survive in this aquatic world.

Whether you're teaming up with friends to swim into Adventure mode, or clashing in competitive matches such as Last Mooba Standing, there's more than 150+ challenges to complete across 8 action-packed Game Modes in Swimsanity! All modes can be played online or locally.

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