Senior Game UI Artist

By | March 14, 2021


Job Description

About Prodigy In the last nine years, Prodigy Education has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing ed-tech startups in North America with global impact, Prodigy connects students, parents, teachers, and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account for its renowned Math Game and try an effective and engaging math platform for grades 1 to 8. For more information, or @ProdigyGame on Twitter. At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning. Our passion is our mission – to help every student in the world love learning! Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being. Overview: * In the last 7 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 50,000,000 students across North America (including 80% of all Ontario students), and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming. * Prodigys online game has grown from a small-scale application to a widely-used educational MMO, and we need talented artists who can help us mold the game into something bigger and better. * As a Senior UI Artist working on the new game, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects spanning from collaborating on establishing the UI style for the new game, assistingin the designof new features, completing UI assets and game items from concept to production, creating motion graphics and UI animation, and working alongside a fun, creative and professional team to establish the new game. You will be able to apply your skill to creating a fun and seamless user experience for kids to enjoy while playing our game. Your Impact: * Collaborate on establishing the UI style for the new game * Create the UI for the game and through that improving the UX of the game * Design and produce art for the game such as: * Map items (Trees, stones, bushes etc.). * Player characters gears * Mining, fishing, farming, and crafting Items. * Collaborate on creating UI animation. * Thorough effective communication and being open to feedback, you will develop yourself and your team to be stronger performers Who You Are: * A diligent seasoned UI Artist whos passionate about exploring new art techniques, and creating thrilling work * Deep knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator (or similar software’s) – animation software’s is a plus or motion design software’s. (spine is preferable or aftereffect) * Communication – being able to collaborate and take criticism. * MUST have UX experience or UX backgroundwith minimum 5 years experience in a professional environment, and a strong portfolio. * Adhering to Accessibility WCAG – understanding of laying colours on screen & to draw the eye (eg. page hierarchy) * Wireframing – understanding of end to end flow (this needs to be displayed through the portfolio) * Building new components, contributing to a design system * Understanding of state (button & select states) * Passionate about creating fluid user experiencesand delivering the best possible version of the game to the users. * Excited by the challenges that come with a rapidly growing and scaling company. * Collaborating with a team – you thrive on working together with your team and developing personally and professionally. * Not afraid to stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone to take on new challenges, and have a love for continuous learning Our Core Technologies: * Illustrator * Photoshop * Spine What We Offer: * The opportunity to build a career of value and witness first hand the impact Prodigy has as the most engaging math platform in the world! * A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations * No micromanaging here! We believe in our employees skills and abilities, we encourage you to bring new innovative ideas to your team * Full health benefits from day one (1) for you and your family, fully covered! Nothing is ever taken off your pay cheque * We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all employees * Late or early riser? We understand! We offer flexible working hours that allow you to schedule your 8 hour day with a bit more flexibility. We do have core office hours, to ensure team members can be present for important meetings and department
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