UI Technical Artist

Ocean Infinity

United Kingdom Remote

Full time

Aug 24

Ocean Infinity is seeking a UI Technical Artist, for creating UI visuals and programming their behaviour using Unreal Engine. This role works as a bridge between the Design and Developers teams. 

Work location: Remote, Hybrid or Office

Work country: Romania, Portugal, UK

Division / Department: Software

Reports to: Visual Effects Team – Technical Art Lead

What will you do:

  • Work closely with the project owner and design department to create mock-ups and build prototypes of UI features;
  • Work alongside developers to program UI behaviours using blueprints and expose C++ functions and variables to blueprints;
  • Develop solutions to design challenges while following the art direction;
  • Document and provide technical support to the team with UI and layout skills and tips;
  • Delivers optimized UI assets and layouts to developers;
  • Pass information between departments;
  • Keep up to date with the latest engine updates and technology.

Who you are:

  • Knowledge of Visual scripting languages or general programming languages;
  • Familiarity with UE4’s UMG and UI Materials;
  • Good understanding of the latest Real-time graphics fundamentals of rendering, materials, lighting, post-processing and animation;
  • Ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations;
  • General understanding of common UX principles;
  • Aptitude for troubleshooting issues;
  • Interested in the others and strives for the best for the team;
  • Ability to take ownership and engagement in the work;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose;
  • Critical thinking and ability to show initiative;
  • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently;
  • Enthusiastic about protecting people and the planet.

Desirable: 

  • Prior experience in UI creation and implementation in Unreal Engine;
  • Experience with programming languages such as blueprint and C++;
  • Sketching and/or Wireframing UI features;
  • Time management and prioritization skills;
  • Technical proficiency in areas of 2D or 3D art;
  • Prior experience in game development showcasing a deep understanding of the Unreal engine art development, optimization, procedural generation and automation tools;
  • Working knowledge of project planning and documentation tools (Jira, Confluence, Stash/Git);
  • Excellent communication skills, with willingness and confidence to provide a bridge between artists, designers and software engineers.

What you can expect:

Since the beginning we are committed to provide all our people with the best possible work conditions and benefits. Therefore, as we grow globally, we are constantly striving to go beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average.

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences. We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions. Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are. It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe that our environment can be anyone’s environment, and one that is sensitive to local needs

About Ocean Infinity

We’re a technology company that is transforming operations at sea to enable people and the planet to thrive.

We are open-minded and fearless in our approach to innovation and don’t believe in boundaries. We challenge everything and have massive ambitions to drag ageing industries into the tech era.

We take safety, equality and education very seriously, and our responsibilities don’t stop at our front door. Our business is built on the belief that there’s definitely a more environmentally responsible way to operate at sea.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’.

The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.

We’re not your average workplace.

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We create innovative robotic technology to transform operations at sea, to enable people and the planet to thrive.

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