Lead Experience Designer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 166633

Position Title: Sr Experience Designer

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling video game franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

  • You will guide and mentor a team of experience designers to develop EA Sports UFC
  • You will manage the performance and expectations of the XD team
  • You will establish product design principles, processes, and standards to ensure we are building engaging products
  • You will work with software engineers to ensure that design solutions are practical to build from an engineering and scope/capacity perspective
  • You will advocate for user experience, product consistency, and design excellence.
  • You will work directly with the XD team, creating user stories, concept sketches, experience storyboards, high fidelity designs, and rapid prototypes
  • Work with other domains (game design, production, engineering, development directors and QV) to build cross team relationships
  • Understand business and player needs and translate them into applicable deliverables
  • Organize meetings to guide progress against goals and establish clear next steps
  • Participate in sharing constructive feedback in design reviews based on product goals
  • Articulate strategic rationale for design decisions across all levels in the organization

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 8+ years of progressive responsibility in product design or user experience design roles
  • 3+ years of experience managing successful teams
  • Expert capabilities spanning across all facets of experience design including research, UX strategy, experience/interaction design, prototyping and visual design
  • Experience shipping multiple products from concept to completion
  • Experience designing and managing large-scale projects
  • Well versed in facilitation techniques that allow groups to build clarity and understanding
  • A portfolio of work that showcases relevant work that contains well thought out process and excellent craft execution
  • BS or BA degree (or equivalent experience) in Human-Computer Interaction, UX/UI/Design Diploma or Degree, or a related area
  • You will report to the Director of Experience Design

 

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-06-18 18:57:12.463

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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