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User Experience (UX) Designer - Games
Ref No.: 20-01290
Location: Redmond, Washington
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Are you a fan of world-building games? So are we! You may have the opportunity to lend your design skills and industry experience to help shape the future of a game loved by millions. We need exceptionally talented fans to be a part of the exciting opportunities the brand can bring.
 
We are looking for an exceptionally talented User Experience Designer to help shape the future of a game loved by millions. If you are well-versed in a wide variety of different game types, platforms, and input methods, this job may be for you.      
 
Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Design Team and Creative Leadership Team to understand the product's vision and design gameplay / complete tasks to meet goals across many platforms
  • Design and implement prototypes, mockups, task analysis, usability studies, personas, user flows, wireframes, style guides, navigational structures, and affinity diagrams
  • Generate design ideas; present and sell designs to the game team
  • Understand player needs and motivations and integrate them into game design to contribute to user features and functionality
  • Work with the development team to maintain quality as they implement new features
  • Work with analytics, research, and user feedback to ensure that the customer's desires are being fulfilled
Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of work-related experience required
  • 2+ years of design experience in console gaming
  • Has completed at least 1 development cycle in a design role on a shipped console game
  • Excel at cross-functional communication and scoping designs to fit a schedule
  • Experience creating digital prototypes in Figma (required), Adobe XD, Sketch, Origami, and/or Marvel
  • Strong critical eye and passion to "find the fun” in the player's experience
  • Self-motivation and drive for excellence; ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to explore, iterate, and collaborate on difficult problems
  • Knowledge of the differences between the PC, console, and mobile editions and the various modes of play available in each
  • Familiarity with approaches to player personalization in popular games
An exceptional candidate will have one or more of the following:
  • Experience with CSS / HTML / JavaScript
  • Programming experience for front end
  • Web design experience
  • Driving collaboration across multiple teams in different time zones
 
W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com.