Senior UI/UX Designer (no remote)

Posted: Jan 2, 2023

The Job Role

AFUN is looking to hire a Technical UI Artist who will help push the art of our game projects to the next level.


The ideal candidate will have experience of game production cycles, specifically in creating detailed, usable concepts for game assets.

For this role, we are looking for expertise in functional UI design, specifically focused on games. You need to understand what makes a good UI layout, the pitfalls of designing for games (rather than websites & menu UI). And you'll need to be able to confidently share & express your expertise, able to take a high level concept or guideline and drill down into low level details & specifics, or vice versa take an example of a problem in a game's UI and translate it into high level guidelines & principles.


5 year+ experience in a relevant role, preferably in a game.

Concepting and crafting visuals for New Games

Taking design wireframes and producing themed UI Artwork (Screens, Icons, Buttons) from concept to in-game.

Developing with Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Esoteric Spine + In-house Tools.

Working with the design and art team to realize an easily navigable and aesthetically pleasing UI experience for a very established player community.

Feeding directly into design and Art for reoccurring and upcoming events.


Desired talent

  • Deep understanding of mobile game development and approaches to UI.
  • Strong portfolio showing your contribution to previously released/upcoming mobile/PC/console projects.
  • High-quality Figma, Adobe XD, Illustration and Photoshop skills and ability to match a pre-existing style.
  • The ability to quickly illustrate your ideas and present them in a fast-moving and engaged team.
  • Black belt in pro-active problem solving, time management, and organisation
  • Motivation to deliver more in one go than people expect
  • Somebody who really enjoys working within a team environment and can advise, visualise, and direct where needed.


Bonus points

  • Art direction.
  • Brand development.
  • This role would suit an experienced UI artist with illustrative skills. We are open to artists that may be looking to step up in responsibility.


Must-haves

  • Design-related degree or equivalent in practical experience
  • A great eye for detail
  • Ability to communicate ways of UX thinking articulately with senior stakeholders
  • Rapidly translate ideas into pixel perfect designs
  • Excellent practical design skills including layout, colour, typography & responsive design demonstrated through strong design portfolio
  • Solid experience of designing for responsive digital and physical touchpoints
  • Strong understanding of UI style guides, design components and brand guidelines
  • Experience of collaborating closely with UX teams, to create user-centered design solutions
  • Experience of using a range of UI design tools nominally Figma
  • Working knowledge of W3C Accessibility standards
  • Understanding of front-end web technologies: (HTML, CSS)
  • Excellent communication, organizational and team collaboration skills


Benefits On Offer

  • Salary depending on experience and test result
  • Provide accommodation allowance and meal subsidy
  • employee insurance including free coffee and drinks
  • Spacious working environment with amazing scenery of Dubai.
  • Free round-trip airfare and work permit
  • 1 year 30 days paid annual leave
  • Working hours : 09:00-19:00 (MON.-FRI.)



*we currently have no remote vacancies.

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