#181098

Mobile UX Designer

Location:
Los Angeles - Remote anywhere USA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$60 - 70/hr
Start date:
06/20/2022
Posted By:
Stephen Charles-Kendall
Date:
06/09/2022

Job Description:

Our mobile games client is looking for a smart & imaginative Senior UX Designer with mobile game development experience, that thrives in an agile environment. The right fit is someone who enjoys creative problem solving, learning new technologies, loves gaming & collaborating and taking ownership & pride in the work that they do. We are a small collaborative team and each member wears multiple hats to keep things fresh and interesting! 


Responsibilities 

  • Preparing and designing of all facets of the User Interface design including: mockups, wireframes, icons, animations, UI style guides, general art and documentation. The focus would be UX design over UI Art. 
  • Designing high-quality experiences and user flows across apps and web.
  • Create user-centered UX designs and best practices working with our design team 
  • Creating & optimizing UX/UI solutions for new features, core game flow, and anything UX design related. An in-depth knowledge about the latest design trends and technologies is a must! 
  • Design mock-ups/iterations using Photoshop, and Illustrator focused on UI and gameflow. 
  • Creating appealing, user friendly, innovative and crisp 2D game assets with a focus on usability and freemium best-practices in the mobile mid-core to casual game styles. 
  • Create clear and attractive messaging, buttons, icons, widgets, and other UI elements which work well within tight fixed aspect ratios, and with a wide variety of game themes from cheerful and casual 
  • Collaborate with the UI lead to provide UI style guides for new titles to ensure product consistency. 
  • Work with engineering to ensure artwork is accurately and consistently represented in the game.
  • Mentor other artists and team members when it comes to 

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years practical art/design experience working in interactive media and/or mobile games. Mobile F2P experience is a big plus! 
  • Graphic design skills: sketching, wireframing and storyboarding abilities on paper and screen. 
  • Communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively 
  • You have strong knowledge of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Hungry for innovation, eager to challenge the status quo 
  • You have the ability to design within brand guides and contribute to design language 
  • Solid understanding of UI design best practices and interaction design fundamentals. 
  • A strong understanding of UI conventions and challenges for the mobile and other emerging platforms. 
  • Ability to translate flowcharts and wireframes into fun, usable, visually polished UI systems. 
  • Strong desire to collaborate with producers and designers outlining player flows and wireframes. 
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop; strong skills in Illustrator & After Effects.
  • Previous experience with motion graphics, compositing and special effects is a plus. 
  • Strong cross-functional communication skills: verbal, written and visual.
  • Ability to produce high quality work quickly, iterating toward the best solutions.
  • Strong passion for gaming. 
  • Experience working on consumer websites focused on virtual goods is a plus.
  • Other drawing, illustration and 3D skills a plus. 

Education 

  • Bachelor degree in Graphic Design/Fine Arts or Illustration is preferred.

Experience

  • 5-10+ years of experience in illustration, graphic design, concept art.