Our Studio is on the hunt for innovators that consider themselves dynamic, collaborative developers that thrive in a fast-paced team environment. We’re seeking a talented and passionate Senior UX/UI Designer to drive the design, implementation of UX/UI on multiple unannounced projects. You will work closely with the entire design team while collaborating with other disciplines to drive the overall gameplay experience.

Location Note: During the current COVID-19 health situation all of our work is being conducted remotely. In the future, we do hope to have our team working together again in person in the Greater Seattle area but it is unknown when this will happen. For now, a candidate needs to have a strong work ethic to meet deadlines while working remotely and have a consistent high-speed internet connection to work from their home location.

Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the entire user experience flow and pipeline from design to implementation
  • Design digital interactions that are easy to learn, a pleasure to interact with, and augment the user’s comprehension of the subject matter
  • Work iteratively with the game design team to translate pitches and storyboards into wire-frames/mock-ups/prototypes/animatics that explore and communicate the design
  • Revise work according to critique, changing requirements, and user and stakeholder feedback
  • Collaborate with art team to translate wire-frames/mock-ups into game-ready assets
  • Use Unity UI tools to build responsive layouts
  • Participate in playtest sessions gathering and considering constructive feedback
  • Provide regular, effective feedback across all of your features, and across the project as a whole
  • Be an advocate for player experience and create compelling user stories

Qualifications:

  • You must be a passionate PC or console gamer
  • 7+ years game development in UX/UI with relevant team management experience
  • 4+ years of experience in HMI development
  • Dedicated to a positive and inclusive work environment that supports and nurtures diverse talent
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated while having no fear of asking for help or guidance
  • Ability to clearly exchange and encourage communication across a multi-discipline team
  • Familiarity with game development pipelines and technical constraints, particularly with respect to UI/UX integration
  • Demonstrated ability to use visuals and motion to clearly communicate complex interactions
  • Ability to design and create polished UI Assets in Adobe Creative Suite, or equivalent industry-standard software
  • Strong visual literacy: layout, color, visual hierarchy, and typography
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • A keen interest in gameplay creation

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Balsamiq as a UX design tool
  • Technical art experience
  • Demonstrable experience with Unity
  • Tabletop RPG or board gamer
  • Mobile game UX/UI experience

 

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