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Senior UX Designer

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Summary:
This huge gaming company is looking for someone with a deep background in interactive design to develop engaging integrated experiences across console, web and mobile environments. All UX Designers have a passion and detailed understanding for how interactive experiences should look, feel and function. As a part of the team you will have the opportunity to work amongst world-class talent on a wide range of unique interactive projects focused on our industry-leading video games.

Who you are:
You are an empathetic innovator who is able to understand and balance business and user needs and goals. You are driven to make interfaces and experiences that are easier, more satisfying and delightful to use. You relentlessly simplify and search out ways to create elegant but nuanced solutions. You have a willingness to try, learn, understand and imagine the possibilities of new and established technology.

Knowledge & Qualifications:

A portfolio of user process flows, site maps and wireframes
Knowledgeable about user experience best practices and user-centered design
Expertly craft documentation to represent the user experience, including product requirements documents, functional specifications, flow diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes
Solid proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools such as Visio, Omnigraffle, Axure, and Adobe Create Suite
Understanding of the capabilities and limitations of HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript and Flash
Passionate about latest trends in interactive experiences across a variety of mediums with a strong desire for innovation
Ability to ask appropriate questions and communicate effectively and persuasively to convey solutions both internally and to the client
Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, written, problem solving, oral and diagrammatic communication skills
Self-motivated and self-managing and able to work independently
Comfortable working with tight deadlines and multiple projects in parallel

Responsibilities:

Build site maps that outline all levels of an experience
Annotate all functional requirements for development
Document use cases, wireframes, prototypes and storyboards to effectively communicate concepts
Develop detailed wireframes that incorporate all technical, editorial, and usability specifications of the project
Participate in user research and usability testing when needed or appropriate
Assess and categorize all existing and proposed content
Gather requirements to analyze user needs
Translate business requirements into intuitive interactive solutions
Be an advocate for the end-user

Bonus Points:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Factors, HCI, cognitive science or related field
Passion for video games
Proficiency in interpreting usability data, common site metrics and statistical analysis skills
Experience with designing integrated experiences across multiple device platforms
Experience with user-generated content driven systems

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