UI DESIGNER

As a UI Designer, you will work closely with our UI team, artists, and designers to develop the concept and implement user interfaces for innovative games, with UI’s and game features that result in a fun, engaging and accessible experience for our players. You will be working on one of our exciting new projects – a AAA IP in the strategy genre.
 

Third Kind Games is a growing, independent game developer based in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, the heart of the UK games industry. Third Kind was founded in 2016, by a group of industry veterans from many high profile companies such as Activision, Codemasters, Sony, Crytek and more.

We are always expanding and we are looking for others to join us as Third Kinders.

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO BE PART OF THE TEAM?
 
Our team is a diverse group of people. They are collaborative, high performers who embrace ideas and knowledge from everyone in the Third Kind family,  with the aim of developing and inspiring ourselves and our games. 

 

Work life balance and flexibility are very important to us and our team. We also actively encourage our teams to explore their creativity outside of work on their own projects.

THE IMPACT YOU WILL HAVE
  • You will support consistent implementation throughout the gaming interface.

  • You will work with the UI team and your focus is on implementing an interface that satisfies the requirements of the UX design, game design, whilst supporting the creative and technical needs to give players the best experience.

  • A team player, you will be the primary point of contact for the UI implementation, supporting

  • frequent communication and good coordination between design, art, and engineering functions.

  • With an ability to see the detail, you will ensure the final product meets the specifications and exceeds expectations.

  • Your passion for gaming will allow you to carry out comparative analysis of other relevant games, determining what makes them great and what can be learned from them.

  • You will make useful contributions to our creative planning sessions, scrums, and retrospectives and help us drive the development of our projects and the team.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • You have an understanding of the UI principles behind games.

  • You enjoy being the point of contact for our squads.

  • You will be a generalist, and you are an advocate for UI design to our teams.

  • You will be motivated by creative freedom, ground-breaking challenges, and unknown territory.

  • You will be able to work alone and also as part of a team, whilst knowing when to ask for advice from your colleagues.

THE SKILLS YOU NEED
  • 2+ years industry experience as a UI Designer in a gaming environment.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Intermediate experience in Unity.

  • Able to collaborate on UI feature implementation.

DESIRED

  • Some experience with programming or scripting.

If you think this is the role for you please send us your CV and an introductory email, which helps us to get to know you better. We aim to respond to your application within 2 working days.

 

Usually we will conduct a telephone interview, prior to any face to face or virtual interviews.

LOCATION

Royal Leamington Spa is a well known hub for game development in the UK. It has become known as Silicon Spa for its booming population of game developers and businesses, and it has a rich history in game development dating back over 30 years. It is a beautiful spa town with great shopping, dining, and recreational spaces, situated close to Warwick, Shakespeare’s Stratford, and the Cotswolds.

 

The company has recently moved to a charming new office located directly in the centre of Royal Leamington Spa, just a 1 minute walk from the shops and cafes.

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