UI/UX Artist


Contract offer

Position title: UX / UI Artist

Status: Full-time

Salary: $30-$40,000 depending on experience

Contact: Apply at jobs@affordancestudio.com


Objectives and responsibilities

The UX/UI artist will be responsible for making game environments for web applications. The game environments will include creating avatars and game interfaces as well as proposing motion design and animations. He / she will have to regularly communicate with the creative director during the design phase while will working effectively with the development team to meet deadlines in the production pipeline.

The candidate will also actively participate in artistic decisions with a team of passionate creators to ship engaging and unique game experiences for our users.

Tasks

  • Designing game art and characters
  • Creating game interface mock-ups (UI/UX)
  • Improve game interfaces for ergonomy and accessibility
  • Research and propose motion design concepts
  • Create animations for web games

Required skills

  • Strong skills in Photoshop and/or Illustrator;
  • Artistic creativity (drawing by hand or digitally);
  • Ability to design ergnomic interfaces;
  • Experience in 2D animation;
  • Strong understanding of integration pipelines;
  • Ability to communicate orally in French and English.
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects is an asset;
  • Experience with PHP and Python is an asset;
  • Skills in HTML5 and CSS3 is an asset;
  • Skills in JavaScript is an asset;

Required qualities

  • Strong artistic sensibilities
  • Autonomy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team

A portfolio is required. 

About Affordance Studio

Affordance Studio is a company founded in 2013 by design experts and veterans of the video game industry. The company now has nine full-time employees who cover all aspects of software development and user-experience. Its collaborative design approach integrates expert-created content into innovative, fun and effective solutions. Since its inception, the company has been recognized for its excellence and the innovative quality of its products by well-known organizations such as the Fondation Montreal Inc., la Chambre de Commerce du Montréal Métropolitain (CCMM) and Quebecor. Affordance Studio has completed serious game projects and training solutions for academic institutions, hospitals and textbook publishers. Its founders work to develop and promote the Quebec video game industry through their involvement in higher education, scientific and social research as well as through professional associations such as le Regroupement des Producteurs Multimédia et La Guilde des développeurs de jeux indépendants du Québec.