Playground Games

UI Artist - Contract

United Kingdom

Closing in 9 days

Playground Games is looking for a UI Artist to join our talented Forza

Horizon team here in Leamington Spa on a contract basis.

About us:

As a premier first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and most of all, fun. We are looking to expand our diverse team as we continue driving forward our BAFTA award-winning Forza Horizon franchise.

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

About the Role:

As an important member of the team, you'll be responsible for creating consistently high-quality UI art and raising the bar for user interface content in our titles.

Working closely with the Lead UI Artist, you will be responsible for concepting and implementing key areas of the game's presentation. You will also be working with both Design and Engineering teams in areas of flow and functionality, to ensure a seamless user experience. You must be flexible, highly motivated and detail conscious.

This position is based in our state-of-the-art studio in Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place. Relocation assistance is available if required.

What you'll do:
  • Create high level visuals maintaining a cohesive art style and layout set in the UI art bibles, while ensuring design features are met.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members across various departments, delivering tasks on time and maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Take part in review sessions and voice your opinion.
  • Learn and understand the UI development process so you can become an integral part of the team going forward.
  • Take full advantage of the experienced team around you and hone your UI skills while keeping up to date with the latest design trends.
  • What you will bring
  • Strong Graphic Design skills
  • A deep understanding of UI/UX Design
  • A good knowledge of the Adobe Suite
  • Typography and Motion Graphics skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for games
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry's most exciting first-party game studios.

    If you require any reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us on [email protected].

    Job details


    UI Artist - Contract


    Playground Games


    United Kingdom


    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 10, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture

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