Art Director/UI Artist

ToneStone
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Posted
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

ToneStone is a musical creativity platform for everyone! 

The ToneStone platform removes all barriers to song making by providing the tools, content and community experience that unlocks musical creativity. 

Founded by the Creative Director of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, ToneStone is currently in active development and in private testing. More information about ToneStone will be shared with candidates that progress to a phone screen interview with the hiring team. In the meantime, check us out on The Verge!

About the Role 

ToneStone is looking for a versatile Art Director/UI Artist with a demonstrated ability to craft innovative, attractive UI designs, and familiarity with both 2D and 3D environments. This role will work closely with fellow designers and developers to establish functional, original, and attractive interfaces for our platform.

This will be a high-growth, high-ownership role where you’ll be responsible for creating visuals that bridge interface design with game art. You will work cross-discipline with the designers, vfx, audio team and engineers, with the ultimate goal of translating UI mock-ups to functional interface elements in the ToneStone app. As a creative team member, you will generate UI clarity and world-class design aesthetics to give players access to a new and ground-breaking level of music visualization and control.

Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and engineers to design and implement outstanding interfaces, leading to great user experiences
  • Create game menus, navigation elements, in-world graphic design, logos, iconography systems, and motion graphics.
  • Assist with the creation of product style guides
  • Create gameplay mock-ups that comply with our style guide for new projects
  • Build custom, visually exciting step-by-step storyboards
  • Work together with the team throughout the design process, gathering actionable feedback and iterating at the appropriate levels

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience designing UIs for games or other creative platform software mediums
  • Experience with game/software development processes and working within production deadlines
  • Experience creating UIs for multiple platforms
  • A portfolio showcasing artistic skill
  • Demonstrable experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects
  • Experience with the Unity game engine
  • Able to work creatively in a demanding team environment while helping others
  • Ability to actively participate in technical and artistic problem solving.
  • Strong understanding of working with style guides/specific Art Direction
  • Up-to-date experience and interest in video games
  • Passion for music or music making

Note: Research shows that female-identifying individuals and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

About ToneStone

ToneStone transforms music production into highly-entertaining, interactive experiences. Our mission is to empower a global community to create and share music. The ToneStone platform combines easy tools, countless sounds, and applied game mechanics to enable interactive musical experiences.

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