UX Designer - F2P Mobile Games

Are you an expert in user experiences with knockout collaborative and interpersonal skills? If so, IUGO wants you! As a UX Designer you will aid in building best practices backed by meticulous research and user data, guiding the team in interdisciplinary projects to establish a holistic, consistent player experience. You will build relationships with stakeholders throughout the company, establishing a strong UX presence and emphasizing player experience design. You’ll also push UX boundaries by exploring the latest emerging trends and designing experiments aimed at discovering innovative solutions. The ideal candidate should be highly self-motivated, have top-notch communication skills and display exceptional organizational skills. Come show us what you’ve got!

Responsibilities

  • Drive UX excellence for games, and discover opportunities for further research, improvement and innovation
  • Be involved from end-to-end in the design process, all the way from concepting to implementation of UI
  • Seek out and leverage the insights of our team's playtesting and player research to inform your game and feature designs
  • Shape and evangelize UX standards that help the company create a consistent, quality experience for its players across iOS and Android mobile platforms
  • Create wireframes, prototypes and user flows, while ensuring that iterative feedback is incorporated into the software application and game development process
  • Deliver final UI mockups that follow the existing style of the game

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience delivering innovative results in mobile UI/UX design
  • Expert in process flow development, journey mapping, mobile design best practices, rapid prototyping and user requirements analysis
  • Previous experience designing for mobile apps or games
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of standard UX design tools (like Sketch, Marvel, Adobe CC)
  • Proficient in creating UI elements and mockups
  • Familiarity with F2P games on iOS and Android platforms
  • Proven portfolio showing an ability to manage diverse styles and design for mobile
  • Previous experience with the development and shipment of AAA titles an asset
  • A passion for mobile games
  • Familiarity with monetization strategies for in-app purchases and free-to-play games an asset
  • Understanding of game production pipelines an asset

Bonus

  • BA/BS in related discipline or technical equivalent
  • Great eye for aesthetics and visual design (or previous experience in a creative director type role)
  • Ability to create fully functional prototypes
  • Ability to use game editor tools to create UI

Perks of working at IUGO!

  • Work hard / play hard environment
  • Available consoles and games tables to help blow off some steam!
  • Monthly company wide meetings
  • Fully stocked kitchen (great people do Costco runs for us so our bellies stay full)
  • Catered lunch every Friday
  • Massage chair and relaxation room
  • Company sponsored events (ex. we recently took our staff to Sun Peaks)
  • Company movie matinees
  • Beer Fridays
  • Vitamix (who doesn’t love a vitamix?!)

What Happens Next? Our team reviews all applications, however, because we receive such high volumes of talent, we are only able to reach out to those who closely match our needs. If you are not contacted right away, don’t be discouraged as we keep all applications on file, and will contact you should a suitable role open up. Thanks for your interest in IUGO!

Please keep an eye out for our opportunities @ iugome.com/careers

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