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Senior UI Artist  Full Time

Kazoo is looking for a smart & imaginative Senior UI Artist with mobile game development experience, that thrives in an agile environment. The right fit is someone who enjoys creative problem solving, learning new technologies, loves gaming & collaborating and taking ownership & pride in the work that they do. We are a small collaborative team and each member wears multiple hats to keep things fresh and interesting!


 

Responsibilities 

  • Design mock-ups/iterations using Photoshop, and Illustrator focused on UI and gameflow.

  • Creating appealing, user friendly, innovative and crisp 2D game assets with a focus on usability and freemium best-practices in the mobile mid-core to casual game styles.

  • Preparing and designing of all facets of the User Interface including: mockups, wireframes, icons, animations, UI style guides, general art and documentation.

  • Create clear and attractive messaging, buttons, icons, widgets, and other UI elements which work well within tight fixed aspect ratios, and with a wide variety of game themes from cheerful and casual

  • Collaborate with the art lead to provide UI style guides for new titles to ensure product consistency.

  • Work with engineering to ensure artwork is accurately and consistently represented in the game.

  • Mentor other artists and team members when it comes to UI/UX design 

 

Qualifications

  • 5-10+ years practical art/design experience working in interactive media and/or mobile games.

  • Graphic design skills: sketching, wire framing and story boarding abilities on paper and screen.

  • Solid understanding of UI design best practices and interaction design fundamentals.

  • A strong understanding of UI conventions and challenges for the mobile and other emerging platforms.

  • Ability to translate flow charts and wireframes into fun, usable, visually polished UI systems.

  • Strong desire to collaborate with producers and designers outlining player flows and wireframes.

  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop; strong skills in Illustrator & After Effects.

  • Previous experience with motion graphics, compositing and special effects is a plus.

  • Strong cross-functional communication skills: verbal, written and visual.

  • Ability to produce high quality work quickly, iterating toward the best solutions.

  • Strong passion for gaming.

  • Experience working on consumer websites focused on virtual goods is a plus.

  • Other drawing, illustration and 3D skills a plus.

 

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Graphic Design/Fine Arts or Illustration is preferred.

 

Experience

  • 5-10+ years of experience in illustration, graphic design, concept art.

Perks & Benefits

  • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays

  • 401k & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Flexible working arrangements

 

About Kazoo Games

 

Kazoo Games was founded by company CEO David Schulman and CCO Sean Ro to make exceptional midcore and casual mobile games that stretch players' imaginations. With a core team of top-notch game makers, Kazoo is positioned to reach new audiences with its games and emerge as the next leader in mobile entertainment. Both co-founders have a proven track record of making wildly popular games in leading companies and as entrepreneurs; they founded Kazoo in 2019 to streamline development and focus on making hit games with passionate teams. Read more at www.kazoogames.com

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Send us an email to:

 jobs@kazoogames.com 

Please include your resume and a link to your portfolio.