636 day(s) ago

UI/UX Artist vacancy at Hipstare Whale

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Hipstare Whale

Australia, Melbourne
Hipster Whale is an entirely independent Melbourne based studio, founded in 2014. Hipster Whale’s first release, Crossy Road, was a viral success and has been downloaded hundreds of millions of times. Hipster Whale continues to make bright and funny games with broad appeal.

Hipster Whale released PAC-MAN 256 with Bandai Namco in 2015, Disney Crossy Road in 2016 with Disney, Piffle in 2018 with Mighty Games, and most recently Crossy Road Castle in 2020.

General overview of the role

Hipster Whale is seeking a talented and experienced UI / UX Artist to join our team. This is a full time role. Ideally, you’ll be Melbourne based and already hold a visa allowing you to work in Australia. We’ll consider a remote position for the right candidate if you’re willing to be available for crossover with Australian business hours.‍


Work with the team to define functionality and usability requirements
Mock-up wireframes & concepts to illustrate design solutions with the team
Create clear and appealing UI graphic assets
Test and iterate upon design implementation
Contribute to improving the overall game experience


Proven experience in a similar role, ideally in the games industry
A portfolio which showcases a healthy balance of form vs. function
A solid understanding of flow and UX
Strong graphic design skills
Experience working in a team environment, with strong communication skills
Able to incorporate constructive feedback and take/give direction well
Strong Adobe Suite skills
Working knowledge of Unity

Perks & Benefits

We offer flexible working conditions, a lovely light-filled office right near Flinders Street Station (don’t worry, we also have blinds if darkness is more your thing), and training and development opportunities. Team happiness and fulfillment is essential for our business to be successful, and we know that means a respectful work/life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diverse applications.

If you can tick most of the requirements for a role but not all, please do contact us. We are always interested to see candidates who could grow into an advertised role. Don't let the list of attributes scare you off if you feel a role is really you.

How to apply?

Please email us at jobs@hipsterwhale.com with [Name – UI Artist] in the subject line.

The email should include:

A cover letter explaining your suitability for the role
Your location & visa status
Your CV containing a link to your portfolio
Link to a specific piece of your work that you would like to highlight as relevant to this role
We will do our best to respond individually to all applicants. We really look forward to seeing your work!

Applications close Tuesday, 12 January 2021.

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