BioWare: Senior UX Designer

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Requisition Number: 159726

Position Title: Assoc User Exp Researcher

External Description:

Senior UX Designer

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story.  Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios.  We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling.  If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

Senior UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with team leads to determine requirements and establish objectives with external teams
  • Maintain strong creative relationships with existing partners and internal teams
  • Leverage external production knowledge to explore opportunities with new partners
  • Collaborate with project Directors and Leads to develop and document specifications and deliverables that meet quality targets
  • Create, manage, and track production schedules; report the status of deliverables to team leads
  • Review deliverables for quality and accuracy and provide feedback as required; implement and test in engine
  • Proactively identify improvements in the development pipeline in relation to external development and integration
  • Assist with the management and integration of UX flows and ensure are optimal for player experience and developer intent

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in outsourcing positions.
  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Background in project management and research
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Leadership and Management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of production software including Excel/Jira/Shotgun
  • Proficient in design software (e.g. Adobe XD, Balsamiq)
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/edmonton

Katie Bieber: kbieber@ea.com

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2020-01-29 19:32:09.003

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