UI Artist at Level Ex | Powderkeg

Work Remotely But Must Be Based in the U.S., Chicagoland Preferable - Remote #LI-Remote

Level Ex® (a Brainlab company) is a fast-growing game studio that creates video games for doctors.

Our games leverage cutting-edge technologies and psychology to accelerate medical device adoption and proficiency by simulating a variety of usage scenarios and challenges. We boost intuitive learning with X-ray, ultrasound, and robotic surgery simulation visualizations, showcasing device benefits and proper application with the perfect balance of challenge and skill.

We attract top artists, engineers, designers, and others from prominent gaming franchises, like Mortal Kombat , League of Legends , Call of Duty , Walking Dead , and Star Wars. Our caliber of talent keeps us at the forefront of the industry: GDC ranked our game design talk #2 of 194 for sponsored sessions a few years back, and we earned 2nd place at SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live!, sharing the stage with Epic, Unity, Digital Domain, and others. Meet some of our incredible team here, and learn why you’ll enjoy our company and culture - Video: Why Join Level Ex?

We're now looking for a UI Artist to join our Level Ex Med Device team to help us advance the practice of medicine through play.

*Note: This is not a UX Designer or Product Designer role, it's for a UI Artist with experience working directly within game engines.

**Responsibilities **

  • Conceptualize and create compelling UI assets and animations, then implement them directly in-engine using Unity3D and/or Unreal engine.
  • Work with artists, programmers, designers, producers, and others to integrate art assets into the game while ensuring technical constraints are met for mobile, tablet, web browsers, conference platforms, and AR/VR/XR devices.
  • Collaborate with the team to define and implement innovative UI solutions that serve gameplay intentions and enhance the user experience.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs for in-game UI components such as menus, icons, stats screens, and in-game HUD elements.
  • Ensure UI consistency across all platforms and maintain a consistent visual identity.
  • Utilize user-centered design methodologies to refine UI elements based on player feedback and usability testing.


  • Minimum of 4+ years of professional game development experience (required).
  • Experience in Unity3D and/or Unreal engine creating and implementing UI assets in-engine for different platforms (required).
  • Experience shipping at least one professional game or mobile app as a UI Artist working as part of a team (required).
  • Excellent portfolio demonstrating UI design skills, including wireframes, prototypes, and final UI in-game implementations.
  • Solid understanding of UI design principles and processes.
  • Demonstrable experience with Adobe CC design tools, Sketch, Figma, or similar.
  • Proficiency in utilizing version control systems (Perforce, Git, SVN) with a strong emphasis on efficient file organization and asset management.
  • Aptitude for quickly learning new tools and processes when necessary.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with an ability to articulate design concepts.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience working with multiple game engines and implementing UI assets.
  • 3D modeling, motion graphics, or illustration skills.
  • Knowledge of scripting or programming languages relevant to UI development.

Salary Range

  • The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $95,000 annually, based on the experience and qualifications of the individual.

Benefits & Perks

  • Multiple health insurance plans, one with 100% company-paid premiums at all levels.
  • 401(k) with a generous company-paid match program.
  • Family-friendly benefits; 4 weeks of PTO, 2 weeks of company holidays, dental, vision, optional pet insurance, and more!
  • In-person and remote-friendly events, i.e., board games tabletop simulator, Jackbox Games, DEI events, game jams, and virtual happy hours.


For the fastest consideration please send us your resume along with a link to your online portfolio (required).

Equal Opportunity Statement (EEO)

Level Ex is the collective sum of all our individual experiences, backgrounds, and influences, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender identity or expression, medical condition, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Our commitment to inclusion across identity and experience drives us forward every day.

No Agency or Recruiter submissions for this or any role we have posted, ** __please do not contact us ** .

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job now or in the future.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    UI Artist
  • Company
    Level Ex
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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