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Sr. Director Experience Design

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Los Angeles, California, United States • Orlando, Florida, United States • New York, New York, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States

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Requisition Number: 170780

Position Title: Sr Director, Experience Design

External Description:

At our core, Electronic Arts is a game maker that connects hundreds of millions of players from around the globe to some of the world’s greatest games. As such, we’re constantly evolving and are now hiring for a unique opportunity at the intersection of sports, lifestyle, and culture. You will join a small and diverse leadership team with a bold vision! We’re looking for leaders who value collaboration and innovation to help bring this opportunity to life.

 

As the Sr. Director of Experience Design reporting to the group VP, your role is to build a user-centric experience that provides the user with seamless exploration and engagement with this product. You will also have the opportunity to build a strong design team to support the overall vision. Alongside the leadership team, you will help determine the design strategy and execution of this product.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Guide and Oversee UX and UI guidelines, design principles, and best practices such as heuristic evaluations/usability standards, archetype development, experience journey maps, prototyping, and user testing
  • Guide user research studies and the development of indicators to measure performance data and validate solutions
  • Build relationships with partners, designers, product managers, and engineering to set design priorities and find balanced solutions for user, business, and technical goals
  • Create information architecture, UX, and content strategy concepts and deliverables
  • Drive UX efforts across the team and mentor junior UX, UI, and technical designers and partners on user centered design principles and methodologies
  • Adapt and determine the best responsive UX approaches based on user feedback and the competitive landscape, helping to determine overall direction, identifying challenges and adapting as you go.



REQUIREMENTS

  • 10+ years of experience in UX and product design
  • 5+ years experience leading design teams
  • A portfolio of shipped products from ideation to launch
  • Degree in Interaction Design, Psychology, HCI or demonstrated proficiency and experiences in the field of user experience
  • Advanced level of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, interface designer, product designer or similar role
  • Fluency in best practices for interaction design, design thinking, and knowledge of UX principles and methodologies.
  • Understanding of user research methodologies and user data analysis
  • Expert knowledge of design and prototyping tools like Figma, Invision or others
  • Awareness of web and mobile technology (i.e., JavaScript, HTML/CSS)
  • Experience leading a team to translate user data into design solutions and quickly refine them
  • Enthusiasm for the design and user experience–you stay up to date with design trends
  • Experience with creative branding a plus!

 

This job is open to remote-friendly candidates

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: 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.

Date Opened: 2022-01-11 18:28:35.743

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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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