Senior UI/UX Designer - Unreal Engine

Marina Del Rey, CA

People make games great. And at Survios, we know we can’t grow from an acclaimed VR studio to the world’s premier game developer and publisher without them. That’s why our most valuable investments aren’t in the next-generation technology we use to make our games or the swanky new HQ we’re building in Marina Del Rey, but in creating a hybrid workplace that seeks out talent across the globe, nurtures its people, drives for quality and encourages fun. A workplace where every team member knows they’re respected and cared for. If you want to join a passionate team of developers driving toward the future of immersive gaming, we’d love to hear from you! Survios currently has an opening for a talented Senior UI/UX Designer.

Here's your opportunity to shape the future of virtual reality. Survios, Inc. is at the forefront of immersive game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies.  

As a Senior UI/UX Designer, you will be responsible for creating visuals, implementing and maintaining user interfaces, interactive systems, tools, collaborating with the UI/UX Director and the UI/UX department as a whole. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate with other developers across disciplines, seek out opportunities to dive in, solve problems, and make improvements wherever necessary.

The ideal candidate has experience working with a cross disciplinary team. Candidates should have solid technical fundamentals including strong 2D/3D rendering and problem solving skills. Candidates are expected to be self-starting and proactive in identifying risk and determining solutions. They should have a passion for adding the extra polish that sets our games apart.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and assist in developing the UI aesthetic from concept to execution.
  • Create intuitive, user-centric UX wireframes, page layouts, interactions, prototypes, mockups, iconography, 3D & 2D UI designs for cross platform applications.
  • Design and develop industry-leading UI/UX concepts, animatics and rendered motion effects.
  • Interface closely with our world-class game development teams to implement and improve interactive menus, interfaces and HUDs in-engine.
  • Build style guides, pattern libraries and design archives from the ground up to ensure consistency and efficiency
  • Work with directors and department leads to refine processes, help manage the UI/UX team responsibilities, and best practices.
  • Evangelize, research, and promote user centered design practices and principles in meetings and presentations with stakeholders, and teams across disciplines.
  • Contribute, innovative, and develop original ideas on all aspects of game production and development.

Requirements:

  • Ability to create and implement concepts from wireframes to shippable art with minimal support.
  • Minimum 5 years as a graphic designer, UX designer, UI designer or similar experience
  • Ability to show examples of your work as it relates to games (PC, Mobile, and/or Console), websites, or interactive spaces.
  • A strong passion for video game development.
  • Can effectively and rapidly prototype ideas in Adobe Suite, commonly utilized UI/UX tools, or Unreal.
  • Effective communicator and collaborator with developers, designers and leads from other disciplines.
  • A natural curiosity for all aspects of game development and a willingness to work on a wide variety of game systems.
  • Strong visual portfolio related to games or interactive experiences.
  • Strong knowledge/proficiency of Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.

Pluses:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in 2D /3D art, design or a related field.
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience including Blueprints.
  • Experience working with Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR.

About Us:

Survios is an award-winning game studio that takes a holistic approach to development, merging our hardware, software, and games expertise to create unbelievable immersive game experiences. As we expand our focus from VR-Only to create games across all PC and Console platforms, we’re dedicated to leveraging our passion, expertise, and creativity to develop and publish the next generation of groundbreaking and immersive video games.

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