NHL - UX Designer
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Requisition Number: 157331
Position Title: Sr Experience Designer
Senior UX Designer
The ideal candidate will have experience working with console/desktop/mobile applications, ideally games, and a strong understanding of best practices for UX. You will also have experience working directly with artists, game designers and engineers to translate high-level product requirements into designs that deliver compelling and delightful user experiences.
What a UX Designer does at EA:
- Support user experience design of features from conception to launch
- Thrive in a fast-paced work environment which requires self-direction, deep thinking, an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication
- Able to take existing designs and suggest improvements
- Employ a Player First mentality with design to create outstanding interactive experiences
- Partner with Producers, UI artists and engineering to quickly create detailed wireframes, flowcharts and prototypes and other product deliverables to effectively communicate product requirements
- Support usability testing and focus groups to validate design and product direction
- Help ensure UX consistency and that a standardized process is adhered to
- Work with design team to iterate on core UX improvements to feature within the game.
- Deep-dive analysis of flows and interactions and identify friction points.
- Produce prototypes to help sell the design intent
The next great UX Designer also needs:
- An avid gamer, who loves to talk about games and what makes them great
- Proficiency in user experience/interaction design and/or Bachelor’s Degree in UX, Psychology, Human Factors, Industrial Engineering or related HCI discipline.
- 3+ years’ experience as a dedicated UX designer solving complex interaction problems using qualitative and quantitative data
- Relevant experience in User Experience Design for console, desktop or mobile applications is a bonus
- Experience in game development is a strong asset
- Proficiency in user experience design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, inVision, Sketch)
- A strong creative problem solver that challenges the status quo
- A critical thinker who understands system level design
- A confident speaker and presenter that can be the voice of the player
Your portfolio will demonstrate:
- Sports fan, hockey in particular
- Excellent conceptual and problem-solving skills illustrating an iterative design process
- Strong knowledge of UX process as applied to games, applications or web design
- Case studies highlighting user centered design research and its impact on design solutions
- Examples of wireframes, low and high fidelity, prototypes, and information architecture mapping
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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: 2019-08-23 19:12:30.503
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.