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Design, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, April 12, 2019
 
   
 
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Dots is an award-winning independent mobile game studio based in New York City. We create thoughtfully designed games with an emphasis on aesthetics. With over 75 million downloads & more projects on the horizon, our diverse & talented team is expanding.

We are looking for an exceptional mid level visual designer to join our creative team. Are you a User Interface designer with an obsession for precision, & a desire to work on the most beautiful mobile games in the world? Are you as comfortable in the Creative Cloud, as you are in Sketch, Figma, & Unity? Are you the best designer you know, but not a jerk about it? Are you always hunting for cool designs & animations, & want to collaborate with people who share your passion? If so, we should chat.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create beautiful & engaging visual assets for new & existing games, including gameplay mechanics, game boards & game iconography
  • Develop compelling visual identities from the ground up for new game prototypes
  • Define thoughtful, clear, intuitive UI systems for games
  • Collaborate with game designers to develop the structure & pacing of new game experiences
  • Collaborate with game engineers to design, animate & bring to life satisfying game mechanics & interactions
  • Bring fresh ideas & inspiration to a diverse team of creative personalities

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • BA / BFA in Design or Animation, or equivalent work experience
  • 4-6 years experience in product design or user interface design
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Cloud, & Sketch or Figma. Prototyping software knowledge (Principle, Framer, etc.) is a plus; generally tech savvy
  • Highly creative, with exquisite taste, & a discerning eye for nuances & subtlety
  • Excellent communication skills able to grasp concepts, follow directions, organize information, & turn vague thoughts into legible visuals
  • Solution-oriented, team-spirited, quick learner, ambitious but not narcissistic
  • Experience in working in a fast paced environment
  • Eager to integrate constructive feedback in pursuit of design excellence
  • In addition to UI design, at least one of the following skills:
    • Animation characters, kinetic type, particles, parallax, storyboards, etc.
    • Illustration (game board pieces, characters, backgrounds, custom type)
    • Game design
    • Unity
 
 
 
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