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Associate UI Director

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Orlando, FL, USA • Austin, TX, USA • Seattle, WA, USA • Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA • Redwood City, CA, USA • Edmonton, AB, Canada

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Requisition Number: 181076

Position Title: Sr Manager, Experience Design

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

Full Circle is a studio that was formed in 2021 and we’re working on the next evolution of skate. We are proud to build a team that is geo-diverse, and while our home studio is based in Vancouver, BC., everyone can choose to either come into the office or work from home as much as they want. We prioritize inclusivity and diversity in our studio and we continue the push to be better every day. 

Much like the values of our studio, our goal for skate. is to create a positive, safe and inclusive social destination where players can be themselves and feel like they belong. To help achieve our vision, our team works with our players to gather their feedback throughout development. We are looking to add to our team with people who are all about having fun, taking chances and making great games. 

As the Associate UI Design Director you will report into the XD Director and partner closely with the Associate UX Design Director and Art Director. You will manage a team of UI/Visual designers and work with UX designers, tech designers, artists and engineers. You will use your creativity, passion and knowledge of visual design to direct the game’s design system. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will direct the game’s design system to help ensure that players can enjoy a consistent and immersive gaming experience while navigating the game's interface that includes signs and feedback

  • You will manage and mentor a team of UI/Visual Designers

  • You will direct the visual tone of the UI that includes in game signs/feedback and ensure alignment with the overall Art Direction and collaborating with Brand Marketing

  • You will ensure that high fidelity UI screens and visual components align with the product’s functional and visual goals across multiple platforms (console, PC and mobile) 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 
  • 3+ years of experience of contributing to or creating design systems for cross platform experiences and/or AAA games

  • 2+ leading and managing designers

  • Excellent graphic/visual design skills, including screen layout, composition, typography, color theory, illustration, and iconography

  • Strong understanding of motion design 

  • Expertise in Figma and other visual design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Blender, Cinema 4D )

  • Knowledge of usability principles and designing for accessibility, diversity, and inclusivity

  • Collaborative mindset, to participate in a transparent and learning culture within the team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; comfortable presenting design approaches 

  • Familiarity with technical UI authoring frameworks 

  • A portfolio showcasing work samples, inclusive of unique and original designs

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the range and benefits 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. Pay 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):
º $131,600 - $213,300 USD Annually
• New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):
º $131,600 - $213,300 USD Annually
• Jersey City, NJ :
º $154,800 - $213,300 USD Annually
• Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):
º $131,600 - $179,600 USD Annually
• Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):
º $131,600 - $195,200 USD Annually
• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $114,050 - $171,750 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. In the US, we 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, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. For British Columbia, we offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

EEOText:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Days Open: 51

Can this position be remote?: 1

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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