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Senior UI/UX Designer

653/6046/137817

Machine Zone

Negotiable

Palo Alto, United States

United States

Games and Level Design

ASAP

24/04/2020

23/06/2020

Not Selected

Permanent | Full Time

No

Build the future of mobile games with MZ!  

 

As a global leader in mobile gaming, we’re dedicated to developing games the world can’t wait to experience. Games like Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire, Mobile Strike, and Game of War: Fire Age.

 

We build massive mobile games that break down linguistic and geographic barriers by uniting an unprecedented number of global players in one gaming world. Our team pushes the boundaries of innovation in a player-driven ecosystem.

 

As a studio, we are masters of our own destiny, untethered by the traditional publisher model. Every update and feature creates amazing experiences for millions of players!  

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The Game UI/UX Designer is an integral part of the Game Art team and is the main conduit for functional UI design, flow, and consistency. This position focuses both on great user interaction and creating final art for user interfaces. This position involves creating new UI solutions from scratch, as well as working within established guidelines and practices when dealing with existing products. Past experience should be at least 3+ years as a visual designer. Your portfolio should show a clear understanding of Game UX design principles as it relates to navigation, conveying information, and game play, as well as, a range of unique styles of user interfaces.

    • Support the game design team in the creation of mock-ups, flows, and wireframes
    • Create compelling UI screens and assets in collaboration with Game Designers and other UI Artists
    • Design and explore high fidelity mockups, iconography and other designs needed for mobile screens in a time sensitive manner
    • Create wireframes and layouts using appropriate tools
    • Create unique menus, designs and assets for our games
    • Communicate regularly with end users to validate your design
    • Work with game engineers and designers on executing against your mock-up
    • Collaborate with design, engineering, CS, QA, and other cross-functional teams
    • Able to have the foresight to what the end user “really” needs
    • Incorporate usability testing feedback
    • 5+ years as a UX designer, UI designer or in a similar position
    • Expert knowledge of UX/UI design for games
    • Knowledgeable on best practices for presenting complex data on small screens
    • Strong understanding of flow, composition, and design for mobile experience
    • Excellent conceptual and graphic design skills
    • Proficiency in Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, and other relevant design and development tools
    • Excellent critical thinking skills
    • Flexibility to work in a design iterative environment and multiple projects
    • Detail oriented, organized and an aptitude for learning and taking direction well
    • Ability to work very quickly and under tight deadlines, but still produce high quality work
    • Experience in creating Game interface for a consumer facing product
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
    • Worked on tools catering to MMOs
    • Bachelor's degree in design / graphic design, or HCI
    • Experience with mobile UX/UI
    • Clear understanding of current mobile game trends
    • Exceptional communicator

MZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.



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