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Careers

About Us:

Liquid Static is a digital design studio based all around Aotearoa, New Zealand but with an office in Wellington.

​We're a lil team of friends who met while studying game development. We value communication, respect, and thinking flexibly. We're also a pretty goofy bunch of people who like being able to laugh with each other while solving problems.

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We are a diverse group and value that diversity. We are dedicated to making games a better industry for all people to work in. If we can reduce obstacles in the application or interview process for you, please reach out to us at hello@liquidstaticstudio.com

If you're keen on working with a small, enthusiastic group on interesting projects, tricky in-between technical spaces, and just generally cool stuff then we want to hear from you!

Current Vacancies:

 Contract Unreal UI Designer - Intermediate

  • Full-time (40 hours per week) 

  • Fixed-term contract (2-4 months)

  • Pro rata annual salary of $60k-$75k depending on experience

  • Remote role with Wellington city office available

We're looking for an experienced UI designer to help produce and implement UI assets and layouts for a show-creation tool being developed in Unreal Engine 5. You’ll need to be confident with using UMG to create UI layouts and animations that are responsive/adaptive and robust. 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING IN THE ROLE:

This project is not a typical “game” project. It has a heavy focus on UI and primarily uses Unreal’s data table system. You’ll be creating UI assets designed to:

  • Enable content authors and system operators to interact with the tool, and

  • Allow player-audience members to participate easily in the interactive theatre experience.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH PRIOR EXPERIENCE WHO CAN GET UP TO SPEED FAST TO:

 

  • Create assets in UMG based on designs and prototypes provided by the design leads

  • Polish + refine UI layouts to ensure they align to visual concepts and correctly adapt to a range of screen sizes

  • Clearly document work as needed

  • Effectively implement visual and interactive concepts 

  • Work independently to a brief and as part of a team

  • Work within reasonable deadlines in consultation with design leads

  • Manage tasks and office hours in consultation with the wider team

REQUIRED:

  • Previous experience in game development

  • Experience using UMG in Unreal 4 or 5

  • Based in NZ time zone (GMT +12) or nearby

BONUS, BUT NOT REQUIRED: (rly srsly not required!)

  • UI Programming knowledge/experience

  • Mobile development experience

  • maek buton werk 🙂👍

WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR APPLICATION/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST:

  • Drop us an email at hello@liquidstaticstudio.com: Introduce yourself, your work and why you’re interested in the position.

  • And don’t forget to attach a Portfolio: Showing proven UI experience - please send us examples. (Links to itch.io or similar sites preferred)

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