UI/UX Artist (6 Month Contract)
Would you like the idea of touching the lives of millions of kids worldwide? To contribute your expertise to one of the most successful social networks for kids on the planet?
MovieStarPlanet is one of the world’s most popular social games for tweens, with millions of active monthly users across 16 countries and 11 languages. The quality of our UI experience makes all the difference in the success of our products.
This is where you come in!
About the Job
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic UI/UX Artist to imagine, develop and deliver intuitive, user friendly and consistent interaction experiences for our live game and it’s vibrant community of users!
You will be working within a small, closely knit, multidisciplinary team in an agile development environment designed to empower teams to take real ownership and responsibility for their ideas. As part of a team of experts, you will bring your own knowledge, experience and perspective into the collaborative effort to develop the best possible design solutions.
Being a live product, MovieStarPlanet is developed using short production cycles meaning that your ideas have a very short time-to-market. This enables you and your team to respond quickly and effectively to learnings gained from direct user feedback from the millions kids who play MSP.
As black-belt in your craft you will also have the opportunity to have a wider impact by working alongside our other artists and designers to help raise the standard of UI/UX across all our products.
- Energy, creativity and passion for your craft
- 3+ years of experience developing UI/UX for mobile platforms
- Well versed in taking ideas from wireframes to prototyping through to final products
- Great vector illustration skills for creating icons, logos, etc.
- Confidence working with or without creative direction
- Appreciation of technical constraints and the importance of optimization
- Preference for testing and iteration over exhaustive ‘up front’ design
- A collaborative mindset
- Ability to make and then deliver upon commitments
- Drive for continuous improvement, both for yourself and for your team
- Adobe Flash experience
- Fluent in English
- Portfolio demonstrating your skills and experience
Nice to haves
- Previous experience in developing products for a ‘tween’ target audience
- Experience working in an agile project environment
- The flexibility to extend beyond the 6 month period
MovieStarPlanet ApS is the company behind the games and social networks for kids aged 8-13 years - MovieStarPlanet, BooniePlanet and BlockStarPlanet. In the virtual worlds each user designs their own MovieStar avatar, BlockStar and Boonie, which are used to play the games, engage and have fun with other friends. In the games there is a wide spread of options to dress-up, chat with friends, design looks, making movies and scrapbooks, design clothes, building robots and play mini games.
Launched in Denmark in 2009, MovieStarPlanet ApS has since experienced explosive growth. Currently, the games are live in 16 countries across 11 European markets as well as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Globally we rank among the most popular virtual worlds for the target group with more than 300 million registered profiles.
MovieStarPlanet ApS employs around 150 staff at the Headquarter based in the attractive surroundings of the new and modern part of Copenhagen called Ørestad, located very close to the city center and the metro line. Corporate language is English.
Why Work With Us?
Touch the lives of millions of kids every day. You will get to be part of a fast growing company, producing one of the most popular games/social networks in the world for kids. Your colleagues are highly qualified, creative and friendly people. We are very ambitious and strive to connect kids in the best social network by developing and supporting the world´s most inspiring social network for kids by delivering safe digital entertainment for fun, creativity and sharing. We believe in learning by doing and taking ownership of tasks and projects so you will be given a lot of freedom and responsibility from day one!
MovieStarPlanet has around 30 nationalities working with us, which provides a vibrant atmosphere. We value diversity and believe this contributes to a greater variety of viewpoints, a broader range of individual talents and professional experience. Passion for people and the products makes us an inspiring, fun, casual and challenging place to work and creates an environment where ideas can flourish.
‘Social’ is both what we do and who we are – so every week there is always a social event going on ranging from Friday bars to casual game nights to running clubs. We have a canteen in the building so lunch is served just downstairs and we offer free fruit and healthy snacks on a daily basis. For our future foreign colleagues it could be interesting to know that we offer 5 weeks of vacation for all nationalities (paid when earned), free child 1st sick day and the right to take up to 52 weeks of combined parental leave.
So if you want to work with passionate colleagues who care for kids and work hard every day to give them the best platform to have fun with their friends then MovieStarPlanet is the right place for you!
How to Apply
Please apply for this position online by clicking the "Apply for this position" button. Your application should contain the following:
- A cover letter – including a short description of your educational background, working experience and why you are motivated to work at MovieStarPlanet
- Your CV and exam results
- Portfolio demonstrating your skills and experience
Application deadline is as soon as possible. We will be holding interviews at the earliest convience.