UI/UX DESIGNER

As a UI/UX Designer, you will be responsible for the visual concept and design language, creating unique visual designs and game features that result in a fun 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 A THIRD KINDER?
 
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 apply and maintain a consistent user experience throughout the gaming interface across multiple platforms.

  • You will work collaboratively with the UI team and develop game features to give players the best possible experience.

  • A team player, you will work closely with our artists and engineers to take the design from concept to game launch.

  • With an ability to see the detail, you will produce wireframe, concept sketches to support UI interaction models that exceed 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/UX principles behind games, with exceptional visual design skills.

  • You will strive to create fun gameplay, championing the player experience.

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

  • You will be able to collaborate and communicate well with team members to realise a shared vision.

  • 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
  • 3+ years industry experience as a UI/UX Designer in a gaming environment.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to design fun gameplay features that keeps players wanting more.

  • Strong understanding of usability design principles

DESIRED

  • Experience in Unity.

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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