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Lead UI Designer

Crytek is looking for a Lead UI Designer to work on Hunt: Showdown.

As Lead UI Designer, you will work closely with the Director of UX/UI, Producers and Project Managers in the planning and monitoring of the various stages of the project development.
*Sample pictures or a link to a portfolio, which shows sample work, are required. Any applications without a portfolio of some kind will be automatically declined.*

Relocation & Remote Work

For this position, you have one of the following options:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in one of the following countries, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 
United Kingdom

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country (max. +/- 2 hours CET), we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.
  • Lead, manage and mentor the UI team on a day to day basis to ensure a high quality, pixel perfect designs.
  • Create a work environment that is motivating for team members and which fosters development and creation.
  • Ability to work pro-actively with other department leads.
  • Participate in meetings, reviews, and planning as part of effective communication with the team.
  • Creation of New UI screens using our Design System and Figma.
  • Development and implementation of UI elements, layouts into the game with the logic through our own tools.
  • Visualization of ideas using Figma, creating wireframes, prototypes, visual mock-ups.
  • Take initiative and willing to expand own horizon.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a UI Designer capacity for PC/Console games is a must.
  • Must have shipped at least two AAA titles as a UI Designer, and at least one of them as a Lead UI Designer.
  • Creative talent, creative courage and a very good analytical sense for user guidance.
  • Excellent knowledge in Figma and Adobe Creative Cloud products including, Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Strong visualization and presentation skills.
  • Basic programming skills to setup logic in our visual scripting language.
  • Established interpersonal and organizational skills. Must work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • BFA in Design, Interaction Design, Computer Science or similar
  • Additional programming language experience (good knowledge of Flash / Action Script is a strong plus).
  • Familiarity with Scaleform and/or Flash is a plus.
  • Version-control systems (Perforce, SVN, CVS, VSS) familiarity.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
What you can expect from us

Career Path 
Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives. 
Company Apartment 
To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.* 
Relocation Support 
We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family. 
You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).* 
Public Transport Pass 
Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro – free of charge.* 
Gym Card 
A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.
International Environment 
We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity. 
German Classes 
Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family. 
Vacation Days 
At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.
*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.

Apply for this Position

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We are Crytek.

Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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