UX Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Ireland
Area:
Dublin
City:
Dublin
Posted:
18-Oct-17
Company:
Poker Stars
Job Ref:
UX

UX DESIGNER

DESIGN  DUBLIN, IRELAND

The UX Designer will be responsible for user experience solutions and user interface concepts for the casino games and products frontend for desktop and mobile platforms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create prototypes, demos, wireframes and user interface solutions for casino games including card & table games, and various product features
  • Write detailed specification documents and product design guidelines for development, based on business requirements
  • Create simple and innovative solutions that balance business requirements with users’ needs
  • Drive usability and user interface improvements for the existing casino environments
  • Collaborate with business analysts and product managers, to define best user experience and UI design, designing menus, navigation components, and user interaction solutions for the casino environments and products for desktop and mobile applications
  • Work closely with visual designers to ensure users' needs are included within the designs
  • Work with the group global UX team to ensure best user journey and customer experience for the casino players
  • Define an effective and measurable customer feedback loop, and focus group processes
  • Help in analysis of functional requirements and specifications of frontend interactive components and graphics solutions
  • Consult with software developers on technical feasibility of preferred solution, and provide support and direction to designers on design implementation and visual execution
  • Analyse reports about usability issues and recommend solutions
  • Make use of personas, data and insights to address customer best playing experience
  • Act as a player advocate to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and visual excitement

Skills and Capabilities

Essential

  • Extensive experience of user experience and user interface design in desktop software, web environments, and with at least 3 years in mobile platform
  • Strong knowledge of user experience and user interface design processes and methodology
  • Proficiency in industry standard wire framing and prototyping software
  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle, problem solving and organizational skill
  • Solid knowledge of user-centred design principles, information and visual design best practices
  • Ability to write clear specifications and design guidelines for developers/designers
  • Excellent team player, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to details and passion for creating and maintaining high level quality
  • Experience using Adobe suite

Desirable:

  • Experience with project management and delivering complex projects successfully
  • Experience with the online casino gaming industry and community
  • Knowledge in development tools, like CSS & HTML5, is an advantage
  • Passion for video games

Our values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

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