Senior UX Designer - Mobile
Company: Blizzard Entertainment
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Title: Senior UX Designer - Mobile Requisition ID: R002195
Job Description: We are looking for a talented and experienced
senior UX designer to help create an epic experience for our
players. If you have a passion for mobile game development and want
to participate in the future of Blizzard, we want to hear from you!
Our team values creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to
quality, and we are searching for like-minded developers to join
us. Together we will learn, grow, and ultimately achieve success by
developing epic experiences for our players. Our ideal senior UX
designer will work closely with game designers, artists, and
engineers to conceptualize, design, and iterate across all gameplay
features and systems. You will bring your experience with UX,
mobile, and interaction design to ensure everything feels cohesive,
intuitive, and easy to use from day one. COVID-19 Hiring Update:
We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing
to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to
begin as a remote position. We understand each person's
circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore
possible interim options. Responsibilities Work with game designers
to translate game system requirements into experiences. Collaborate
with engineers to identify and solve for complex edge cases. Craft
UX artifacts to communicate solutions (flows, wireframes,
prototypes, etc.). Design and visualize user interface screens,
transitions, animations, and VFX. Establish and maintain patterns
for flows, layouts, and interactions. Work closely with artists and
visual designers to establish a consistent visual identity and
language that supports the experience. Iterate and evolve designs
based on player feedback. Champion Blizzard's core values,
especially "Commit to Quality." Requirements 5+ years working as a
UX designer in gaming or interactive design field. Experienced
designing UX for multiple shipped mobile products. Expert knowledge
of mobile device and OS specific design patterns (iOS/Android).
Expert knowledge of UX process and usability design principles.
Expert understanding of hierarchy and layout design principles.
Strong visual design skills and experience working closely with
artists. Ability to work well within a dynamic, cross-discipline,
iterative team environment. Self-motivated and collaborative, with
excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Positive attitude
and the ability to receive and provide objective feedback.
Awareness of current trends in user interface design. Excellent
written and spoken communications skills. Pluses Proficient in
multiple design tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite (XD, Photoshop,
Illustrator), Sketch, Framer, Principle, Zeplin, Flinto, etc.
Illustration skills to paint UI screens, frames, borders, icons,
etc. Implementation of UI screens in a Unity based game client.
Experience working within Agile/Kanban development teams. Required
Application Materials Resume Cover Letter (recommended) Portfolio
demonstrating relevant UX/UI skills required Only online
submissions are accepted (e.g. website, blog, or online album) Must
be willing to complete a UX/UI test if required to do so Blizzard
Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our
employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and
perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We've
worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative
environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training
and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything.
Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are
dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences ever.
Join us! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity
at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,
religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Team
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