UI Technical Artist - Unreal Engine UMG

DesignFull TimeGreater Vancouver, BC

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The person in this role will be integrating the visual effects elements required by the game’s design into Unreal Engine. The successful candidate will be a bridge between art and engineering in implementing all motion graphics UI elements they create. They will also have a solid understanding of current game visual design practices and user interface design methodologies as well as experience applying them in designing for console and PC games.


  • Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
  • People-focused Events & Initiatives
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation


  • Create and design animated UI visual effects that adhere with the art direction and gameplay.
  • Integrate said UI animated visual effects in the game using Unreal engine.
  • Assist in ensuring workflows and pipelines are on track for efficient asset integration.
  • Work in a collaborative environment with Game Designers, Artists and Engineers to bring the game UI to life.
  • Have a solid knowledge of how current PC/Console games flow and function.


  • Certificate, associate degree or bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline, or a combination of education and relevant experience
  • 3+ experience as a Technical Artist working on PC/Console games.
  • Extensive knowledge in Unreal engine and proficient in using tools and features for art production.
  • Extensive knowledge in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • In-depth understanding of combat-based UI elements and player requirements.
  • Understanding of different gaming platform limitations and requirements.
  • Solid understanding of basic UI design methodologies and practices.
  • Experience designing and creating game Heads-Up-Displays (HUDs).
  • Passion for video games and solid knowledge of different game genres across all platforms.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.


  • Knowledge of game development systems including BluePrint and scripting.

Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information, please visit www.piranhagames.com

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com

We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.