UI/UX Designer – Console & PC – Germany

Location: Offenburg, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24152 Posted: 1 month ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, technically skilled and creative designer to drive user interface design excellence and elegant user experience & interactions design on current and forthcoming titles with established and worldwide known IPs. The ideal candidate is able to develop modern interfaces and usability flow for a console interface heavy game from the initial game design document phase all the way through to the final ergonomic, visually pixel-perfect, animated and splashy final game interfaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for ergonomics, userfriendliness, controller/keyboard layout, solve modality issues and take care of game responses/minimization of delay
  • Early design mockups and research
  • Define screen logic: what happens when you press ‘that’ button, ensure the player experience is as intuitive as possible and prepare flow diagrams/screen logic hierarchy for programmers (UI engineers).
  • The ideal candidate would be able to create required art assets and animations/transitions/visual effects (Photoshop/Illustrator).
  • Use authoring tool (Flash/Unreal UI Designer) to integrate all the graphic/audio/effect/fonts and animation that will be used in the interface as well as define interactions and screen logic using ActionScript/Blueprint.
  • Research to keep up to date with usability standards for the comparable PC and console titles, research new techniques, tools and trends.
  • Fluent English

Requirements:

  • A degree in Graphic Design or related fields
  • Proficiency with design tools: Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Proficiency with authoring tools: Scaleform (incl. Action Script) and/or UMG UI Designer
  • Extensive experience working in UX/UI design (PC/console games, mobile and web apps)
  • Knowledge of the modern console games UI design approaches
  • Strong understanding of page and screen layout, typography, icon design and screen readability
  • Proven success working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Communication skills, the ability to present the team your design ideas and the rationale behind
  • Proactive, intellectually curious, and possesses the passion to figure things out through research and learning

Not required, but a huge plus:

  • Experience on a shipped console title in the recent past (Xbox One/PS4)
  • Experience on a multiplayer title

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Tags: UI / UX Design Categories: Art , Creative

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