Junior UI Designer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Aug 08, 2023
Mainz, Germany
... Not specified
... Junior
Full time
... Office work

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a Junior UI Designer on our team, your player-focused mindset allows you to conceptualize intuitive menus whose look and feel encompass our game's overall creative vision. Thanks to your work, the game experience remains intuitive, immersive and provides our players with the right information at the right time. When needed you might also engage in the design of icons and animations or support us with interface related graphic design.

What you will do:

  • Work closely with other UI Designers to conceptualize and design menus and HUD elements
  • Adapt and develop graphic design solutions fitting to Anno's visual style
  • Clearly communicate ideas, either as wireframes, prototypes or mock-ups
  • Design solutions to make UI user friendly 
  • Work closely with the Game Design teams to know what type of player experience is intended
  • Implement menus in collaboration with other UI Designers as well as the programming team and verify their quality
  • At times design in-game motion graphics or icons

What you bring:

  • College diploma in interface, interaction or graphic design or equivalent training/work experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and prototyping software
  • Solid visual design skills and the ability to adapt to different graphical styles
  • Creativity and sense of initiative (proactivity, originality and resourcefulness when searching for solutions)
  • Good observational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Openness to constructive criticism and able to adapt to change
  • Strong verbal and written English skills

*Being an avid gamer is a strong plus
*Experience with Animation or Motion Design is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

What we offer:

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops, and access to our training and development platform as well as to our in-house library
  • Discounted and free games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Hybrid work model: Provides the flexibility to combine working from the studio and your home within Germany
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive company pension scheme 
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English and German online lessons for free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year 
  • Corporate Benefits web portal: Employee discount program for affiliated retailers, shops, and service providers   

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability, or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our players’ community.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/.