Experienced UX Designer - Frostbite

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia CA

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Requisition Number: 153212

Position Title: UX Designer II

External Description:

We are Frostbite 

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower game creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with deep player experiences. 

What does an Experienced UX Designer do? 

Aan Experienced UX Designer, you’ll be part of a team thats responsible for making it as easy as possible for game creators to unleash the power of the Frostbite game engine. You’ll do this by engaging Frostbite users to understand their needs and iteratively designing interfaces and interactions that are simple and intuitive. You’ll also be responsible for helping make the Frostbite team and our development process more user-centric and data-driven. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Build empathy for our users within Frostbite and inform how we can best improve our users’ experience with usability testing, user interviews, competitor and industry analysis 
  • Effectively communicate user and business needs through personas, user stories, service blueprints, journey maps, and other UX tools 
  • Iteratively design and test interfaces and interactions to make them simple and intuitive 
  • Make strategic design and user experience decisions  
  • Help make Frostbite’s development process more user-centric by creating appropriate processes and standards, participating in internal reviews, and coaching teammates  

Required Skills and Experience 

  • Degree, certification, or demonstrated proficiency in UX, interaction design, graphic design, or related field 
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in user research including usability testing, user interviews 
  • Intermediate-level proficiency in UX, interface, and interaction design including the creation of wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes, personas, journey maps, and other UX tools 
  • Intermediate-level proficiency with design, mock-up or prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Sketch, InVision, Axure, Omnigraffle, Affinity Designer, etc. 
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and lead large projects 
  • Ability to work comfortably with varying levels of abstraction across business and product strategy  
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to senior leaders in concise language and presentations 
  • Highly motivated self-starter, capable of operating with minimal management oversight  

Bonus Skills and Experience 

  • Experience in the design of complex applications, like digital content creation tools for game engines is a nice to have but not mandatory  

What else is in it for you? Glad you asked! 

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.    

We Thought You Might Also Want to Know: 

  • How the Frostbite engineis shaping the future of gaming 
  • Morejob openingsfor the Frostbite team 
  • More about our location: https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/vancouver

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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: 2018-10-25 18:14:03.533

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