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Senior Unity UI Artist (Contract to Hire)

We’re all in at DoubleDown.  Are you?

We are expanding and looking for an energetic, self-propelled Unity UI Artist to join our creative team on a contract to hire basis. In this position you will create compelling, emotionally impactful designs that increase player satisfaction while enhancing the established style and brand. You’ll have the opportunity to use your inspiration, creativity, and experience to deliver experiences that are not only visually outstanding, simple to use and fun to play, but are also designed with a user-centered approach to ensure that we are adding value and meeting the needs of our users.  We have a fast-paced, collaborative environment where you will work with artists, game designers, producers and programmers in the creation and implementation of leading edge games and features.  

 

Roll the dice

We're DoubleDown Interactive, a talented team of approximately 150 Software Engineers, Game Designers, Artists, Producers, Marketers, Analytical Experts, and more.  Located in Seattle’s International District, we create fun, authentic casino-style entertainment via free-to-play social and mobile games, enjoyed by millions of players worldwide. As a leader in the social casino space, we continue to revolutionize through constant innovation. Known for our fun and collaborative culture, we move quickly todeliver exciting online game experiences to casino enthusiasts and social gamers alike!

 

What you should bring to the table

  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a UI designer, visual designer, interaction designer or similar user-centric design roles
  • Experience with mobile app development in shipping at least one high quality title
  • Experience with Unity implementation and product builds
  • Positive, coachable, and collaborative spirit
  • Ability to wear many hats and juggle many tasks while delivering on time
  • Serious passion for user-centered design
  • Examples of wireframes, flow diagrams and visual designs that illustrate taking a design from concept to implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding of information flow, readability, and interface usability principles
  • Solid design, typographic, layout, and compositing abilities
  • Experience creating prototypes — with proficiency in Unity, Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Axure or other common development tools
  • Experience creating animations/videos that demonstrate the flow and progression of a user interacting with our UI
  • Motion Graphics experience

 

Other cards you might be holding

  • Avid gamer that can connect with slots/casino core demographic
  • Tech savvy, self-motivated, and prolific with a desire to lead by example
  • Casino game creation experience, especially slots
  • 3D modeling/sculpting and lighting
  • Experience working with 3rd parties
  • Experience working with well known brands
  • Experience with Agile, JIRA, kanban, or similar project management systems
  • Knowledge of version control, Perforce a plus

 

Winning the jackpot

Collaboration is key!  You will work closely with developers and artists to implement art within our established pipeline while helping to define new and improved pipelines.  With your fellow art and design colleagues, you will develop and advance our visual style by creating high quality UI graphics and prototypes to engage and impact player engagement to grow our business!  We hold each person accountable for their actions and expect you to be a positive influence that executes assigned tasks while helping your team members whenever possible.  Since you are always growing as a(n) artist/designer being able to take feedback professionally and having the ability to develop art to manage and project expectations in a timely manner is how we roll!  No task is too small, you must also be comfortable taking on a variety of tasks, from general production work to difficult to solve problems!

 

Placing your best bet - the responsibilities

  • Mobile app development
  • Porting existing game art, supporting game porting team
  • UI design and prototype development
  • Innovating within technical limitations
  • Working collaboratively with clear communication

 

Cashing in on the comps

  • It’s a gaming company, so take a gaming break and get to know your coworkers with a little competitive fun! Square off over ping pong, foosball, or pinball in our arcade.  Like console games?  Challenge your coworkers to a gaming break.  You’ll find plenty of takers for a tabletop gaming session, too!
  • Hungry? Head to one of our two kitchens fully stocked with snacks and beverages.
  • You’ll never want to take the day off on Wednesdays, when we even provide a gourmet breakfast.
  • Want to go out to lunch sometimes, too? Our International District location is perfectly situated near a variety of excellent restaurants.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavaLanguages
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    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • UnityLanguages
    • HTML5Languages
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    • AngularLanguages
    • PrimeNGLanguages
    • BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • RDSDatabases
    • KinesisDatabases
    • S3Databases
    • RedisDatabases
    • RedShiftDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • UnityDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

The Chinatown-International District is a bustling hub for great food (noodle houses, sushi & dim sum), diversity, culture and public transportation!

What are DoubleDown Interactive LLC Perks + Benefits

DoubleDown Interactive LLC Benefits Overview

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Throughout the year DoubleDown volunteers in the community to give back! We have partnered with FareStart, Treehouse, Extra Life, Gay City, Seattle PRIDE and the YWCA, just to name a few.
Partners with Nonprofits
DoubleDown partners with local nonprofits throughout the year to give back! Some reoccurring companies include the National Breast Cancer Foundation and BravePup!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have committees that work with our Studio Ops team to plan all our pop up and annual events. Events include, annual viewing of movies, trips to see the Mariners, summer picnic & holiday party!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Need to relax? Get a massage or enjoy a yoga session right here in the studio! After all, who wants to work without a massage?

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