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We are looking for a super switched on UI Artist to work in our amazing art team.

As a candidate you should have an eye for clean and playful design, possess superior UI skills, and have the ability to translate high-level requirements into coherent UI flow in order to create beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.

This role is full-time, based in-house. We can consider permanent or in-house contract employment but not freelance or agencies. You must be able to legally work in Australia.

Please include a link to your Portfolio demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability.


  • Create UX wireframes, storyboards, etc. to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Be able to implement ideas in the game engine from whitebox prototype, all the way to a polished final product.

  • Work within the UI team and assist in defining the look/feel of key user-interfaces and styles, engaging in all aspects of the design process to ensure a fitting and consistent art style.

  • Construct menu systems, buttons, and other necessary UI assets as well as integrate those assets, iterating directly within the game engine to achieve desired results.

  • Work with engineers and other team members in understanding the functionality necessary for implementing various interface / interaction solutions.

  • Constant research & interpretation of latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.

  • To help in reinforcing great teamwork and amazing studio culture!


  • 3+ years of experience in designing user-interfaces for games and/or other related software

  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio

  • Experience working within Unity3D, with specific proficiency using Unity UI Setup and Animation systems

  • Moderate to a high degree of experience within Photoshop.

  • Excellent graphic design skills (design, layout and typography)

  • Proven ability to work on a diverse range of styles

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • Experience with software development processes and project management tools

  • Ability to clearly articulate reasoning behind design decisions

  • Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines effectively

  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, communication, organisational and problem solving skills, as well as team working and the ability to accept and follow direction

  • The ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and manage competing priorities.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get the job done without day-to-day direction.

  • Understanding of mobile / console games and the industry as a whole.

  • Conduct strategy audits with your lead to identify further opportunities to improve the way we do things.

  • Think on their feet and act quickly.

  • Have a can-do with the ability to turn a negative into a positive, no problem is too great.


  • Experience in 2D Art/Illustration

  • Experience working within Unreal Engine

  • Experience developing for VR or console titles

If you're ready to stand out from the crowd and deliver exceptional work please keep reading…


  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options (although for the time being all working from home) 

  • Amazing culture and team, we have some of the best people in Australia (we're not bias at all ;) ) 

  • Incredible chance for progression. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role. 

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world  - just take a look at our website!


  • Why are you applying for our role at Playside? 

  • Tell us all about yourself!

  • What is your proudest work achievement?

  • Why do you think you're the one for this role? 

  • Why are you leaving your current role?

  • How many weeks' notice do you need?



We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows: 

  • You apply with your killer Portfolio, cover letter and CV

  • Quick phone call chat with our People & Culture Manager Lauren

  • You may then be invited in for a Zoom interview to outline all of your past work and we will let you know all about Playside.

  • We may then give you a short activity to complete to display how you work

  • 2nd stage Zoom call, to meet with some more of our Playsiders. 


Only candidates successful for a role will be contacted. Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page to future roles. 

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work. All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, screenshots, scanned pictures, web page portfolio, etc.

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