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UI Artist

Company: Velan Studios, Inc.
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

2D/UI Artist
We are Velan Studios, an independent game developer with a passion for the unconventional. We make innovative games in a variety of genres with accessibility and depth to delight our audiences, no matter who they are. We believe in maintaining a creative, collaborative, and diverse team environment at our studio, and we are looking for passionate and capable people to join our team of experienced AAA console developers.

We are seeking a seasoned 2D/UI Artist who will support the visual design of the User Interface in addition to 2D assets which will be created for the in-game world. The 2D/UI Artist works with the Art Director and UI/UX team to create polished, visually engaging assets and uses in-house tools to implement and animate UI.


  • Create high-quality UI visual components including - icons, logos, HUD elements, illustrations, etc.
  • Create quality art in-game by following visual guidelines defined by the UI/UX team or Art Director.
  • Work closely with the UI/UX Team and Art Director to ensure that a visually consistent and compelling user interface is implemented across products.
  • Responsible for creating easy to read concepts and taking them through to final polished 2D assets.
  • Create motion graphic transitions and visual elements that bring the design to life.
  • Contribute to peer reviews, troubleshoot, problem solve, and give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Develop interface mockups and wireframes in addition to assisting with establishing UI style guide for review and feedback from Designers, Artists, Engineers, and Producers.
    • 5+ years of game industry experience on console, mobile, handheld and/or PC platforms preferred.
    • Degree or equivalent experience in Digital Media Design, Game Design, Illustration, or related field is desired.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in UI.
    • Strong portfolio of shipped games (mobile, console, PC) or other website or software products.
    • Excellent conceptual, illustration, and graphic design skills.
    • Demonstrate good use of typography, iconography, composition, color theory, and motion graphics.
    • Understand flow, composition, and design as they relate to the user experience.
    • High level of proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator.
    • Strong organizational skills with adherence to optimization and asset management.
    • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

      About Velan Studios:Velan Studios is an independent studio comprised of a passionate and diverse team of seasoned developers. We are the creators behind Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit and Knockout City. Velan Studios' mission is to create ground-breaking game experiences centered on new forms of play across both existing and emerging platforms. Velan Studios maintains a team of both remote and on-site employees. On-site employees work from our office in Troy, NY.

Keywords: Velan Studios, Inc., Troy , UI Artist, Advertising , Troy, New York

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