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UX Designer [Uplay PC] (f/m/d)

7439997044157351

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH

Negotiable

Dusseldorf, Germany

Germany

Gambling

ASAP

23/01/2020

23/03/2020

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Company Description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege", "James Cameron's Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", "Far Cry", "The Settlers", "Anno" and many more.Job Description

As a UX Designer (f/m/d), you will be responsible for the conception, production and improvement of the user experience of Uplay PC. As an integral part of a design team, you will participate in the functional production of features and services, work within the design constraints and collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to deliver intuitive user-centered design solutions, based on user research and iterative testing.
 
You will join a multi-disciplinary team where everyone is willing to expand their knowledge and are encouraged to continue learning new things. The team is characterized by passion, comradery and the love for pc gaming. You will work in close collaboration with the other designers, programmers and testers with the opportunity to visit and work from collaborating studios.
Responsibilities

  • Drive User-Centered Design, apply user research and best practices to your daily UX work
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring consistency, simplicity and user friendliness to the product
  • Create functional prototypes for rapid iterations and communication for key elements and features
  • Continuously optimize user experience, usability and accessibility of the client by iterating your designs based on user research, quantitative data and user tests
  • Conduct surveys, focus groups or playtests and collaborate closely with user research and analytics throughout your UX process
  • Evaluate and access user feedback and turn it into meaningful UX improvements
  • Showcase and document information architecture and hierarchy for any given feature
  • Work as part of the design team and within the guidelines provided by direction
  • Support user interface arrangement accounts for customization and localization constraints
  • Collaborate with developers and provide them with clear specifications of UX and UI components and follow-up on final implementation of all features to ensure proper execution
Qualifications

You as a person
  • You are a tireless advocate for user needs and strive for an accessible, usable and enjoyable user experience throughout the product
  • You can work autonomously within your field and at the same time you are able to work well within a multidisciplinary and iterative team
  • You communicate well with your colleagues and present your work effectively
  • You are excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders
  • You ask questions, take risks, champion new ideas and drive your ideas forward
  • You take responsibility for your tasks and follow them through
  • You are open to providing and receiving feedback and improving upon it
  • You have outstanding abilities to solve problems creatively and effectively

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Academic degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Ergonomics, etc. or a related qualification
  • Portfolio showing your ability to solve design problems, innovating and designing enjoyable experiences for users
  • Good knowledge about User-Centered Design, UX principles, ergonomics, human capabilities and limitations and how to translate them into a user-friendly product experiences
  • Ability to work within a continuous flow environment (ability to think holistically while building and learning iteratively)
  • Profound knowledge of interaction design and user behavior
  • Proficiency in prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD or similar
  • Proficiency in at least of 1 visual design tool (Photoshop, Illustrator or similar)
  • Ability to create functional prototypes in different fidelity-stages
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize assignments in order to anticipate and meet multiple deadlines
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Up-to-date with the latest UX trends, techniques, and technologies

Nice to have
  • Passion for Design, Video Games, and Esports
  • Knowledge of agile project management (Kanban, Scrum or similar)
  • Experience in collaborating with international teams



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