Egosoft is one of the most long-standing companies in the German games industry. As a fully independent company, we have been focusing on the development of the X game series (space simulation / sandbox) for over 20 years. Our international team enjoys direct lines of communication, flat hierarchies, employee-friendly working conditions, a high degree of flexibility and competitive salaries. In a familial environment, we rely on teamwork to achieve our common goals.
Located in the vibrant Meuse-Rhine Euroregion, the company location benefits from a fascinating, cross-border European diversity and an associated high quality of life - regardless of whether you ultimately want to live in Germany, the Netherlands or Belgium.
What are you working on?
- The name of the project(s): X4: Foundations, Future X series projects
- Genres: Simulation
- Platforms: PC
Team size and structure?
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
Egosoft, the creators of the popular X space simulation game series, are looking for a User Interface Designer who will work closely with our artists and the programming team to define and establish a shared vision for UI design. The ideal candidate has a keen eye for visual quality and a good understanding of the design basics. Using your skills, you will shape the delivery of key information to the players, using our own, self-developed engine.
You are confident in using the necessary tools and you strive for high standards. You document and share your progress as well as identify difficulties that arise, react in a solution-oriented manner and support your colleagues with advice and assistance.
This is a full-time position based in Würselen, Germany, and available immediately. Relocation assistance is offered.
What kind of professional are we looking for?
Minimum of 2 years of experience in UI design in the video games industry
Strong understanding of user interface design concepts like layout, text, and widgets
Ability to collaborate with different disciplines to discuss features with respect to design challenges
Experience with HTML5 and CSS
Proficiency with Adobe Animate, Adobe XD, Adobe Illustrator/Affinity Designer and/or equivalent tools
Nice to have:
Fondness for simulation games
Knowledge of the X series games, and/or similar sci-fi simulation games
Experience collaborating with artists, game designers and programmers to understand player behavior and patterns to ensure an engaging product
Experience with creation of motion graphics
What is important for us in a person?
Able to proactively gather feedback from the entire team and translate it into your field of expertise
Open to close-knit teamwork, both locally and online
Fluent in written and spoken English
Proactive and customer-oriented work approach
Good communication skills
Good time management and self-motivation skills
Passionate about sci-fi, space and video games
The selection process
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