#176092

Senior UX Designer - Games

Location:
Remote
Job Terms:
Temp-to-Perm
Start date:
01/24/2022
Posted By:
Karson Gries
Date:
01/11/2022

Job Description:

Senior UX Designer: 

The Senior UX Designer will be pivotal in shaping the framework of the user experience. This position will enhance UI/Visual designers in creating and implementing UX best practices to complete the design lifecycle.

 

Reporting to the UX and Design Team Lead, in this role the ideal candidate’s tasks and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead projects and contribute to design lifecycle with UX artifacts and iterate throughout the process 
  • Conduct user research to best motivate users with our product
  • Create user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes of varying fidelity
  • Determine proper testing methods for specific tasks, conduct user testing, analyze feedback and activity
  • Communicate your data-informed vision and design rationale to executives, developers, and stakeholders 
  • Take a strategic role in driving UX design and collaborate across teams to produce results including identifying company needs and suggesting design strategies
  • Participate in design reviews and lead requirements gathering sessions
  • Work closely with development to ensure the final product stays true to the vision
  • Create a central user guide with best practices (design, copy, sdk, desktop, mobile, etc.)

 

Experience & Education:

  • 5+ years UX industry experience in games
  • Experience facilitating user research, gathering requirements
  • Experience in user flows and prototyping
  • Experience conducting user testing directly with end-users. Knowledge when to deploy different research methods
  • Portfolio demonstrating in-depth UX  design process, thinking, and research
  • Expert in Adobe XD or other industry design and prototyping tools
  • Strong understanding of UX design principles, Design Thinking, Lean UX, and Design Systems
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills (verbal and written) 
  • Solid understanding of UX for mobile, user-centered design principles, and best practices
  • Ability to present concepts clearly and persuasively to colleagues, partners, stakeholders
  • Has strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and independent self-direction
  • Comfortable planning and estimating UX effort for projects
  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Information Architecture or equivalent industry/portfolio experience

 

Assets:

  • Start-up exposure is a plus
  • Experience working in a lead UX role
  • Experience designing for mobile/desktop game platforms with understanding of gaming patterns