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UX Designer – London – AAA Games

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

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Our Client is currently building a team in London to lead development on a new and highly ambitious MMORPG. We are looking to grow a relatively small, tight-knit team, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools.

They are looking for a User Experience Designer to join this growing team, responsible for defining and developing a cohesive and intuitive user experience for the game. You should demonstrate a passion for developing frictionless easy-to-use designs and systems that enhance the players game experience.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Collaborate with design team to create personas, user journeys and experience maps.
  • Propose a range of creative UX ideas that deliver an intuitive and enjoyable user flow experience.
  • Collaborate with the team’s UI Artists to help define the visual design language for the game’s UI.
  • Ensure players have the information they need at precisely the right time while not overwhelming them with unnecessary data.
  • Translate any design documentation and/or creative conversations into UX actions.
  • Work closely with the Design Team to implement the game’s user flows from initial wireframes to prototypes and game engine.
  • Troubleshooting systems and implementing design enhancements to reduce friction for users.
  • Validate ideas and designs through user testing and focus groups to determine player needs.
  • Ensure that the UX is consistent across all areas of the game.
  • Undertake UX research and heuristic evaluations of internal and competitor UX.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Extensive experience in AAA game development and at least 1 commercially released title in a senior role.
  • In-depth knowledge of UX principles.
  • Strong communication skills to solve problems as well as keeping the team up to date with progress and any issues that may arise throughout production.
  • Demonstrable experience of creating and delivering user experience for projects.
  • Good working knowledge of wireframing tools.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the science of User Experience and User Centred Design.
  • Well versed in user experience methodologies and their applications.
  • Strong understanding of visual syntax – colour, shape, placement, motion, behaviours, etc.
  • Expert understanding of gaming challenges and can identify best-in-class UX examples.

Tagged as: UI / UX Design

Tags: UI / UX Design Categories: Art , Creative

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