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Experience Designer

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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Requisition Number: 176686

Position Title: Experience Designer II

External Description:

Glu Mobile's diverse portfolio features original and licensed IP titles like Covet Fashion, Design Home, Diner DASH Adventures, Disney Sorcerer's Arena, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and MLB Tap Sports Baseball. Glu's culture is rooted in encouraging creativity to deliver world-class mobile experiences for players around the world. Find roles in game design, product management, engineering, art and more

At Glu, we believe there is a huge opportunity in interactive entertainment products for women. We have developed new ways for players to enjoy fashion and are passionate about creating fun and engaging games for women and enriching lives outside of the game.

With teams in Canada, India, 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.

We are looking for an Experience Designer to join our mobile game team.

The Experience Designer will collaborate with team leads to create improved player experiences for Covet Fashion. This includes working on existing features through wireframes, prototypes, and animation, working with existing and new UI assets, icons, and in-game graphics, and implementing UI in Cocos Creator. The Experience Designer will work closely with the Art Leads, Product Managers, and Engineers on features and be a talented in-house art team member.

What you'll be doing:

  • Gathering product, technical, and user requirements to design features, creating delightful experiences for the audience.
  • Rapidly iterating and implementing feedback to help finalize designs.
  • Creating UI mockups with existing assets while working with the Art Lead to evolve the look and feel of the product.
  • Implementing new UI elements in Cocos Creator, working closely with engineers to troubleshoot issues, and seeing designs through to completion in the game.
  • Attending daily scrums, helping generate task lists based on specs, tracking work in Jira tickets, and following up with the Art Lead and Producer on tasks and schedules.
  • Help to shape the UI design system to ensure players enjoy the game while navigating its interface.
  • Provide high-fidelity UI screens and components that align with the product's experience goals, brand, usability and accessibility standards.
  • Communicate progress and project plans with the leadership team and other partners.

You'll be a great fit if you have the following:

  • At least three years of working as a UI/UX Designer for mobile games or similar digital products
  • Excellent graphic design skills, including iconography and creating in-game marketing assets
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Adobe XD or Sketch
  • Love of creative collaboration and ability to take direction well
  • A passion for creating great entertainment products for women

Bonus points if you have:

  • A passion for fashion
  • Experience implementing UI in Unity or Cocos Creator
  • Some motion design and animation skills
  • Experience with Particle Designer
  • Experience with HTML & CSS
  • Experience with Spine: 2D animation for games

We would like to see a portfolio that includes examples of:

  • Graphic Design and Iconography
  • UI design experience

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

• California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):
   $90,550 - $137,700
• New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):
   $86,150 - $137,700
• Jersey City, NJ :
   $86,150 - $137,700
• Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):
   $86,150 - $126,700
• Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):
   $86,150 - $126,700

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby (following 1 year of service), medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also eligible for bonus and equity.

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Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create 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 creative, 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: 2022-11-04 21:03:22.123

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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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