UI Artist (Games)
Fully Remote Los Angeles, CA

Who We Are

We are Skybound.

We love creators. We love fans. We love thrilling games, indelible images and moving stories. Our roots are in comics, but our brands extend to video games, television, movies, merchandise, and live experiences. We take special pride in original tales, fresh characters, and diverse voices.

From well-known franchises to freshly-minted originals, we offer the chance to join brilliant creators shaping a new generation of entertainment in a concentrated, agile environment where every perspective matters, and any idea can create a breakthrough.


Skybound is looking for an experienced and passionate UI Artist to help build a thrilling new game franchise. UI Artists are the conduits of the player to the game. From generating concepts to implementing final assets. The UI artist has strong design and artistic sensibilities and contributes those to the overall game experience.

As a UI Artist, you will work collaboratively with designers and engineers developing the mockups and flow for the user experience on a new, unannounced project. You’ll create and contribute to multiple areas of the game, taking wire frames to final assets and help maintain the highest bar for quality. You will implement final assets into a custom version of UE5 working alongside the Art Director to ensure our artistic vision is upheld throughout. If you are looking for a team with exciting IP’s and combat DNA, this may be the role for you!

Reports: This position will report to the Art Director

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish the visual style and visual flow of menus and HUD elements
  • Work across functions to develop the full scope of game needs
  • Create wireframes, provide feedback, and propose improved UX/flows
  • Create and provide feedback for mockups, ensuring stylistic consistency and strong UX fundamentals
  • Establish best practices and shared literacy for the game’s UI
  • Anticipate challenges; build relationships with Tools and gameplay engineers to improve functionality
  • Be strategic. Be resourceful. Maximize your impact. Play the game.
  • 3+ years of experience in game development
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a UX role
  • Portfolio of UI/UX work
  • Experience on multi-sku, multi-resolution console and PC projects
  • Experience with Photoshop, 3D packages, Illustrator, game engine and UI tooling
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX conventions
  • Ability to create high-quality work in a fast-paced environment and able to incorporate feedback from multiple stakeholders from multiple teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in 3D with motion
  • UE4/5 experience
  • Passion for video game development, combat-oriented games, and Skybound IP

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Salary Range: $80,000-$100,000

  • Actual base salary is dependent on several factors including but not limited to; market dynamics, location and region, experience, specialized skills/training (education), level of responsibility, budgetary considerations, tenure at the company (for current employees), etc.
  • The salary range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees
  • Compensation decisions are dependent on circumstances of each role

Skybound offers a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, as well as free counseling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We also offer a 401K plan with 4% match, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, generous time off, wellness benefits, and tuition reimbursement. This role may also qualify for a possible discretionary bonus annually.

Company Overview

Skybound is a multiplatform content company working closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending stories and universes to new platforms, including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events, and beyond. We are home to critically-acclaimed global franchises, including The Walking Dead and Invincible.

Skybound Games produces, publishes and distributes video and tabletop games across all genres, including the multi-million-unit selling The Walking Dead video game series. In addition to our wholly-owned franchises, we work with independent developers to foster and create original games with compelling characters and worlds, strong creator and artistic focus, and innovative approaches to engaging genres.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Skybound we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! Skybound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, hair texture or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Skybound complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

Skybound will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the CA Fair Chance Act and Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance