UI Artist

Do you want to be a guide between players and the games we make? We are looking for an artist that wants to work alongside our design pillars - Believability, Sociality and Playfulness
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The UI artist at Arrowhead will be the collaborative influence responsible for creating UI assets for the studios’ current game project. The UI artist will act as a sounding board in collaboration with our feature teams to help shape the UI flow and layout of our game. 

During development, you will consistently gather feedback from game direction and work to uphold the visual and UX direction of the current game project. In terms of design, you will be creating assets for several systems and features within development as well as designing menus, HUD-elements, splash screens, loading screens and many more. You will also have a key responsibility in designing and maintaining a cohesive iconography throughout the game.

Your contributions

  • Create 2D art assets for the UI designs
  • Design the UI for various systems and features
  • Design assets for HUD-elements, splash screens, loading screens and menus
  • Help design the games overarching iconography
  • Maintain close communication with game direction on UI development
  • Uphold the visual and functional consistency of the menus and HUD elements 
  • Uphold the studio design pillars - Believability, Sociality and Playfulness.

Our requirements

  • 4 years game industry work experience from UI artist roles
  • Experience working during final stages and shipping of titles 
  • Portfolio displaying strong 2D art and illustration skills 
  • Experience of independently bringing art assets from concept to implementation
  • Great knowledge of UI design, with a good understanding of the UX perspective
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience of scripting
  • Experienced with UX design
  • Experience shipping AAA titles
  • Experience working with C++/C# 
  • Experience from a sprint workflow 

More about you

We are looking for a person who wants to help develop the visual direction of our video games through constructive feedback and tight communication with their teammates. To thrive in this role, the UI artist should represent a positive driving influence which brings art assets from the concept stage to being fully implemented into the game. The games UI designs and assets will be sure to go through several iterations during the development, and as such it is important to be able to both give and receive feedback on a daily basis. Workflows as well as designs will go through iterations and be improved upon, therefore sense of structure and logic is vital to keep developing more efficient workflows and achieve more efficient processes during development.

Practical information

Scope: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Permanent position at the studio.

Location: Stockholm, Hammarby Sjöstad

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio.

In your application, please focus on why your skills and experiences would be great for this role and why you would like to join Arrowhead Game Studios. We interview candidates continuously and hire when we find a good fit, so it is recommended you apply as soon as possible. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions contact@arrowheadgs.com +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    With core working hours between 10:00–15:00 you are free to plan your week according to what suits you best.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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