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Kindly Beast is an indie game studio located in Ottawa, Ontario. We created the Bendy™ franchise and the popular game Bendy and The Ink Machine™, and are now excited to be working on game projects such as, Bendy and the Dark Revival, Bendy in Nightmare Run, and Showdown Bandit across PC, mobile, and console. We’re growing our team and would love to have you join us. Applicants from all backgrounds and lifestyles are welcome!

At this time we’re looking for you to join us in house in our Ottawa office, must be a Canadian resident.

Please send your application and portfolio to jobs@kindlybeast.com

We are hiring Visual UI Designer positions for the following projects:

  • Bendy and the Dark Revival

  • Bendy in Nightmare Run

 

Visual UI Designer

We’re looking for a UI designer to help our teams create new games and experiences that capture the imaginations of our fans. You’ll need to be able to create interfaces that are intuitive to use, aesthetically pleasing, and on brand for each of our varied games. You’ll be asked to interpret the GDD (Game Design Documents) and help translate technical and story requirements into menus, buttons, and HUDs. Some UX experience is required, as you’ll need to create wireframes for sign-off from the Art Director, Project Leads, and developers. A strong gaming background is an asset as we’ll regularly reference best-of-breed titles.

We’re looking specifically for Canadian applicants to work in our Ottawa, Canada office.

Please include a portfolio with relevant work, clearly indicating work created by you.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with art directors, producers, and our 3D team to ensure successful and frictionless integration of assets into games.

  • Understand requirements as outlined in a projects GDD and translate over to actionable screens

  • Work with developers to ensure all created assets adhere to technical requirements

  • Create high fidelity, AAA looking assets

  • Animate screens, menus, HUD elements, etc. building in/out

  • Optimize your work to meet technical constraints.

  • Adjust your work based off feedback from art directors, project owners, and considerations from 3D and development teams

  • Have a technical understanding of interface processes (creating 9 sliced or tileable assets, texture atlases, reusable pieces, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)

  • Fundamental UX capabilities for wireframing/flows

  • Be able to create high fidelity interfaces and provide rationale for decisions

  • Ability to adapt to different design styles

  • Ability to produce development ready artwork considering different platform requirements (console, PC, mobile)

Special Consideration Given to:

  • AGILE and Scrum experience

  • Jira experience

  • Shipped titles (indie or AAA)

  • UX design and software experience (Balsamiq, Axure, Adobe XD, Sketch)

What we Offer:

  • Full-time position

  • Flexible working hours

  • The opportunity to work on a rapidly growing IP.

  • A permissive company culture that encourages creative problem solving, transparency, and independence.

  • A competitive salary plus performance based bonuses

  • Generous dental and medical benefits.

  • Your choice of equipment upon starting (Wacom tablet, Cintiq, keyboard, mouse, headphones, etc.)

  • 2 weeks holiday to start PLUS a month off from December 15th to January 15th.