UI/UX Designer

Lava Labs

Lava Labs

Nottingham, UK
Posted on Monday, August 1, 2022

Nottingham, East Midlands, United Kingdom


Lava Labs is on a mission to become the Pixar of web3 and revolutionize the field of Crypto and Blockchain games!We are currently working on our first game, a fun third-person arcade platform called AFAR that pits players against each other in a series of obstacle courses and shooting-based challenges.With more than $10 million in total funding from leading investors like Dialectic, Merit Circle, Dragonfly, DeFiance Capital, Animoca Brands, Razer Computer, Weak Simp Cap, Dapper Labs and Maven 11, as well as angel investors Santiago R Santos, Gabby Dizon and Nick Chong, we now have a valuation upwards of $100 million!

Lava Labs welcomes people from all different backgrounds, including age, citizenship, ethnic and racial origins, gender identities, individuals with disabilities, marital status, religions and ideologies, and sexual orientations, to apply.


Our team at Lava Labs is looking for a UI/UX Designer to join our rapidly growing organization. Reporting to the Art Director, you will be responsible for the UX and UI concepts and design for our upcoming AFAR series of games. This role is a great opportunity to build something from the ground up without being hindered by an existing design system, and so is ideally suited to either somebody with a history of leading a UI/UX project or somebody looking to take that next step.


  • Conceptualize and design the game UI, including 2D and 3D HUD + GUI elements, boot-up sequences, loading screens and menus

  • Assure that game information is well conveyed through the various user interfaces

  • Work closely with the code team to implement assets into the game and verify the quality of the graphics once implemented

  • Keep control of assets production, respecting technical constraints and optimization guidelines


  • 3-5 years of experience in the gaming industry, specializing in the creation of interfaces and in menu design

  • Knowledge of UI/UX industry standards and trends

  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation

  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and other creative tools

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

  • Familiar with industry game engines Unity and Unreal


  • 2D animation and post effects

  • Video comping

  • Unity FX Graph


Whilst we have listed the requirements above, we recognise individuals have a wealth of talents to offer that can be of tremendous value, so whilst you may fall short of one or two of the requirements, you may have skills in other areas. We therefore strongly encourage you to apply if you feel you can demonstrate the skills required for the role.