Intermediate UI/UX Artist

If you’re an experienced UI/UX Artist with a passion for games, we’ve got a golden opportunity for you in The Nation’s Capital. Snowed In Studios, Ottawa’s largest game development studio, is looking for passionate, curious and versatile people looking to apply their skills in game development. You will be in a creative, supportive environment and will have a direct impact on the development of top-tier games. If you can picture yourself taking on many different UI/UX challenges, keep reading, it gets better!

Some of the stuff you’ll be doing:

  • 3+ years professional experience
  • Experience with Adobe suite of products: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Adobe XD, and other visual design tools
  • Experience designing UI/UX for mobile; experience with connected devices and console UI/UX is a plus
  • Strong understanding of artistic principles such as colour, shape, and layout
  • Ability to match existing visual styles and create consistent assets
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Open-minded and team-oriented
  • Curious and always learning
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong portfolio of applicable work
  • Post-secondary diploma in graphic design, UI/UX, game development or equivalent experience

Cool people we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years professional experience
  • Advanced programming skills in C++ and C# with strong understanding of the fundamentals
  • Emphasizes a deeper understanding of what the code is doing, not just that it works
  • Experience with game engines such as Unity 3D and Unreal Engine
  • Experience working in large codebases
  • Understands how to analyze and optimize code
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with vector and matrix math
  • Good with algorithms
  • Understands various design patterns and their benefits/draw backs
  • Open-minded and team oriented
  • Curious and always learning
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Major plus for your XP in the following areas:

  • Experience with console development (PS4, Xbox One, etc.)
  • Experience with mobile development
  • Shipped game(s)
  • Experience working directly with external clients

 If this sounds like you, here’s what we offer:

  • The chance to work in triple-A, in a no-crunch modern studio with a relaxed atmosphere, competitive benefits and generous time off
  • Ottawa! Low cost of living, five universities, and year-round sporting and cultural activities in a dynamic city with a thriving music scene
  • A dynamic and supportive team environment with a range of experience
  • The opportunity to build or expand your career the way you want to, in a smaller studio connected to a global studio family
  • A way-cool hoodie

Additional Information:

  • Office Location: 981 Wellington Street West, Ottawa Ontario Canada
  • Primary Working Language: English
  • Salary Range: $57,000 to $77,000

The Studio

Snowed in Studios is a game development studio based in Ottawa, Canada. As part of Keywords Studios’ engineering service line, we provide programming support to some of the most important and exciting games being made today. You’ll have the chance to make a global impact, working in a studio known for shipping some of the most prestigious household names in gaming.

At Snowed In Studios, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality solutions to difficult problems. Excellence in engineering is at the heart of who we are, what we offer and what sets us apart. This core part of our identity is what helps us get repeat business and grow through word of mouth.

Employee satisfaction is at the top of our priority list. We understand that you work your best when you’re happy.

We are looking for an experienced talent acquisition specialist who can fit into our culture. Are you a perfect fit? Let us know – we can’t wait to meet you.


If you think you’re a fit for this position, send us your info and we’ll be in touch!

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