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Lead UI Artist

Epic Games

Epic Games

Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a talented Lead UI Artist to help build several initiatives as part of our collaboration with Disney. As Lead UI Artist you will work with the development teams to create the gameplay UI across the different initiatives. You will create well thought out features and systems by generating wireframes, documentation, and prototypes. You will then work with a multi-disciplinary team to ship these features to create a memorable experience for our players.

In this role, you will

  • Build and foster a team of UI designers (2-6)
  • Roll up your sleeves and dive into some IC work when needed, such as producing UI design work like competitive analysis, information architecture, content strategy, user stories, journey mapping, and accessibility standards
  • Work with Game Designers to translate goals and constraints into compelling user-facing experiences
  • Collaborate with other UX/UI Craft leads to ensure great communication is happening and stronger cross-team relationships are built
  • Contribute to the new vision for the various UI initiatives that we’re working on
  • Work collaboratively across multiple teams within Epic ecosystem to create consistency and resolve design discrepancies
  • Build flexible design systems that enhance our ability to design more efficiently and consistently

What we're looking for

  • You have 7+ years of experience working collaboratively to design features and complex UI systems through to completion across multiple platforms (mobile, web, PC, consoles)
  • You have 7+ years of experience working in Agile environments and on multi-disciplinary teams
  • You have 2-4 years of experience managing a team of 2-6 people or equivalent training
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least 5+ years of experience presenting to other team members and stakeholders
  • You are a service-oriented, empathetic, and compassionate leader
  • You are skilled with Figma, the Adobe Suite, and prototyping software
  • You have a strong online portfolio demonstrating user-centered design solutions with strong visual direction and interaction design
  • You have a passion for making and playing games
  • You’re able to deal with ambiguity well and you adapt to changes of plans quickly

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA & WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

California Base Pay Range
$165,686$243,007 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$165,686$243,007 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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