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User Interface Artist job

Posted: May 03, 2006
subject: User Interface Artist , Heavy Iron Studios a division of THQ, Inc.

Heavy Iron Studios a division of THQ, Inc. is looking for User Interface Artist
duration - Full Time

Job details: User Interface Artist The UI Artist will be responsible for working closely with the lead designer and art director to design implement the games user interface. Skills required are as follows: solid design background experience with modeling and texture painting, uv mapping and animation skills a plus. Experience in Maya, Flash and Photoshop or equivalent packages creating user interfaces with game engine technologies. All candidates must submit a demo reel, CD/DVD or URL of recent artwork.


A portfolio demonstrating outstanding Design, illustration, and layout skills.
Advanced working knowledge of the following software applications:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and Maya
Demonstrated ability to work self-directed when necessary.
Strong traditional drawing and painting skills
Demonstrated ability in providing art critiques, both visual and verbal
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and visual
Must have shipped a minimum of 3 video game titles Playstation 2,PC, Xbox Game cube
Formal art education, BFA from an accredited art/design school preferred

Responsible for:

Designing and implementing the User Interface components:
Front End menus and screens
In-game HUD (heads up display) elements
Full motion video integration
Problem solving and bug fixing for both technical and design issues related to User Interface Design.
Works efficiently within the established art pipeline.


Proven track record shipping games
Strong interest in games
Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States

Contact info:
Heavy Iron Studios
6601 Center Drive Suite Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045

We offer a challenging work environment, a competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Candidates should apply online at the URL below:


We prefer that candidates apply directly rather than through recruiters. Recruiters must contact the Human Resource Department prior to submitting a resume, may only submit upon request to the Human Resource Department and may not contact hiring managers without Human Resource permission
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