Technical UI Artist at GreenPark Sports

| Greater LA Area
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Technical UI Artist

Job Description

GreenPark is looking for a seasoned and versatile Technical UI Artist to lay the foundation of best practices and implementation of UI for our mobile game. As GreenPark’s Technical UI Artist, you aim to craft best in class player experiences, through bridging creative and tech. You will work cross-discipline between UX, visual design, animation and motion, vfx, audio, and engineers, with the ultimate goal of realizing a product from concept to reality. As a creative and technical team member, you will problem solve on all aspects of the product to ensure the greatest play experience.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Game Design and Visual Designer to establish a consistent visual clarity, design language, and player feedback.
  • Design UI Architecture and system catered to product and feature needs.
  • Create interactive UI prototypes in Unity3D.
  • Contribute to Design and implementation of UI assets in engine.
  • Collaborate with engineers to carry designs from concept to final implementation within constraints.
  • Proactive in solving technical problems before they arise.
  • Apply and maintain cohesive user flow throughout gameplay systems and features
  • Iterate usability through player feedback and optimize for simplicity, clarity, and functionality.
  • Set the standard for Technical UI hard and fast rules and ensure best practices are maintained.
  • Maintain UI’s technical consistency, profiling and optimization for maximum performance.
  • Ensure scalable layouts across devices with product localization challenges in mind.

Requirements

  • 5+ years working as a UI artist/designer in video games or interactive applications.
  • Experienced with UX problem solving with Designers.
  • Veteran in UI workflow optimization and efficiency.
  • Great eye for motion design and vfx.
  • Experienced implementing dynamic UI artwork in Unity3D project.
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator (or similar).
  • Experienced in overcoming challenges of mobile UI from an artistic and technical perspective.
  • Knowledge in basic scripting and shader language.
  • Provide architecture feedback, and work with engineers to expand on UI toolset. 
  • Knowledge in programing language C#, C++, or other languages is a bonus.
  • Experienced with game editors or node based systems.
  • Ability to work well within a dynamic, cross-discipline, and iterative team environment.
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback.
  • Awareness of latest trends in user interface design.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Note: Please do not forget to also submit your portfolio.

Hey, that’s game, set and match! We offer exciting times ahead, lots of spectacular twists and turns, hard work and the sweet success of achieving something most people wouldn’t think possible - if they could imagine it at all. If this sounds like it might be you, then apply now and let's chat.

The GreenPark Team

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C#Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • UnityDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics

Location

In the heart of Calabasas

An Insider's view of GreenPark Sports

What’s the vibe like in the office?

GreenPark Sports has created a truly welcoming place in the office. At any given time you might hear a couple of employees debating the latest sporting controversy or game from the night before. It is always friendly in nature and if you love to debate sports, esports, or simply share your opinion on anything, you are welcome to do so.

Mikey

Community Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Ideas from the team are critical in building our product. We do have definite roles, but if you've got an idea on how to improve something, from technical to gameplay, we want to hear it. From engineering to creative, we're here to make the best experience possible and it takes a team to make that happen.

Tim

VP of Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful person in this company is someone who knows and is thrilled about what they are getting into. We aren't a corporate behemoth with an established line of products. We're a fledgling startup, forging paths into the unknown, building the company and its culture as we build the product. It's the most engaged I've been in a long time!

Kris

Senior Producer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our creative team has a strong gaming and games industry background, which is why we value all ideas and creative contributions.
We welcome both high and low-level ideas, covering any creative spectrum incl. game mechanics, pacing, art, FX or audio. Ideas are evaluated based on how well they fit the business strategy and product vision.

Alex

VP, Experience

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful team members can come in many forms, but there are some inherent qualities that will allow a team member to shine at GreenPark.
- Entrepreneurial spirit
- Team player
- A builder that pays attention to details
- Autonomous
- Always looking for ways to add value
- High integrity
- Positive attitude

Jenn

Director of Operations

What are GreenPark Sports Perks + Benefits

GreenPark Sports Benefits Overview

Opportunity: With a small, core team of talented people, iterating and scaling fast, you’ll be
hands-on and learning right away.
Location: We have two amazing offices - LA (Calabasas) and SF (Downtown Burlingame).
Culture: We strive to be welcoming and inclusive. As an early team member, you’ll be active in recruiting decisions ensuring we build a culture you want to be part of.
Salary: A competitive salary with stock options.
Benefits: Option to join a Health, Vision and Dental benefits plan with growing benefits as the company is growing.
Time-Off: Flexible PTO
Away Games: With a team split between Los Angeles (Calabasas) and Burlingame, there’s occasional travel.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
It is 100% for employees and we cover 50% of dependents.
Vision Benefits
It is 100% for employees and we cover 50% of dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
It is 100% for employees and we cover 50% of dependents.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
GreenPark Sports offers stock options.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
GreenPark Sports provides parents with a flexible work schedule to make sure you can tend to your child's needs.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 9 days per calendar year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Greenpark Sports hosts company outings Quarterly.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

We get tickets to local sporting events!

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