UI Artist

Date:  05-Jan-2023
Location: 

Genoa, IT

Company:  Miniclip Italy Srl
Department:  Product
Job description: 

Job Description

Miniclip is looking for a talented and enthusiastic UI Artist to hire in our Genoa (Italy) Games Development Studio. Our team is looking for skilled people who are also strongly passionate about user experience: we strive to improve our UI and UX every day, as we strongly believe that even minor changes have the potential to greatly improve our millions of players’ journey. This is a full-time, permanent position, please apply only if you have the right to work in Europe and Italy.

What will you be doing at Miniclip?

  • Designing and implementing UI for our mobile games.
  • Working closely with art lead, game designers, producers, project owners, and developers to define user issues and come up with the best solutions.
  • Assisting in a range of artistic tasks including GUI creation, sketches, 2D illustrations for in game and marketing purposes.
  • Ensure the integrity of the brand with attention to detail and quality of craftsmanship.
  • Display knowledge of shape, colour and composition with a good general art foundation.
  • Adopt different graphic styles depending on the project or task.
  • You will also be involved in making important decisions about the overall look of the game, taking ownership for screen designs, and developing art elements that enhance player experience and engagement.

What are we looking for?

  • 3+ years of art design using tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator or similar.
  • Strong skills in creating 2D graphics for UI elements, such as icons, frames and buttons.
  • Comprehensive portfolio proving artistic skills is mandatory.
  • Be driven, flexible, and comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing business needs.
  • Able to build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence and confidence effectively and quickly.
  • Very pro-active and able to identify and solve problems across multiple platforms and pipelines.
  • Ability to work effectively with small to large teams in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Keen attention to detail whilst maintaining the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Passion for entertainment and mobile games is a big plus.
  • Bonus if you can thumbnail and conceptualize ideas quickly.
  • Bonus if you have good knowledge of After Effects or Spine for animations.

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 400 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. They operate in 10 countries, with a global workforce of over 1000 people across 16 locations. 

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip's digital games, which also include the franchises 8 Ball Pool™, Subway Surfers™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, and Agar.io™ have generated more than 7 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 70 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. 

In the past three years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager) now operating as Miniclip Netherlands, Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as Puzzling.com (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross), and most recently Sybo (famous for Subway Surfers). 
 
For more information, visit https://miniclip.com/