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Senior User Experience Designer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 169800

Position Title: Sr Experience Designer

External Description:

Senior User Experience Designer

Location: Onsite in Vancouver BC | Remote work available in most Canadian and US locations

 

We are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to join our mobile game team.

Our sports mobile teams are founded on inclusivity, innovation, and creativity with a mission to bring immersive sports gaming experiences built for mobile devices to millions of gamers around the world. With teams located in Canada, Romania, and the United States, we are powered by global talent and looking for passionate and creative new team members to design the future of mobile gaming.

You will report to the UX Director and work with cross-disciplinary partners and team leadership to shape the user experience of a new title in development.

We are considering on-site and hybrid working options, and welcome full-time remote candidates who are within a three hour time difference to the Pacific Time Zone to apply.

 

Who you are:

  • You love making games and enhancing the player experience
  • You value collaboration with teammates from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines
  • You understand how to leverage qualitative and quantitative feedback from a variety of player research practices to improve your designs
  • You enjoy mentoring other designers, explaining UX design principles to non-designers, and evangelizing best practices across your studio

 

How you'll contribute:

  • Work closely with Game Designers and Product Managers to craft an experience that delivers on player aspirations and business goals
  • Help to shape the process the team uses to incorporate UX best practices and produce the highest quality player experiences
  • Collaborate with UI Designers to produce a beautiful, frictionless experience that facilitates deep immersive gameplay
  • Provide a strong interactive point-of-view to help the team understand problem spaces and identify solutions that align with the creative vision
  • Map the player journey all the way from day one through the elder game to align with target player personas
  • Build a deep understanding of competitors in the market to inform designs that will meet player expectations and create a best-in-class experience
  • Establish consistent rules for how communication tools are used and formatted throughout the game
  • Drive user testing by recognizing areas of high risk, identifying the best method of garnering feedback to answer key questions, and designing wireframes, prototypes, and surveys
  • Interpret results of user and market tests to identify experience optimizations and present your findings to the broader team

 

What you'll need

  • 6+ years in mobile UX design on shipped titles
  • A degree in Interaction Design, Psychology, HCI or demonstrated proficiency and experiences in the field of user experience
  • Fluency in best practices for interaction design in mobile free-to-play games
  • Understanding of user research methodologies and hypothesis-based testing
  • Proficiency with prototyping in tools such as Adobe XD, Figma or others
  • Experience with Unity is preferrable

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Community / Marketing Title: Senior User Experience Designer

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: 2021-11-09 16:44:10.697

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About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

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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