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UX Designer

Hothead GamesPosted 12 hours agoFull TimeCompany Size:101-200

Job Description

  • As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead is seeking a UI/UX Designer to help create amazing mobile games.
  • You are a curious thinker, who is keen to create and polish world-class Game Experiences for F2P Mobile Games and show others how to create the experiences.
  • Hothead is looking for a UI/UX Designer with a passion for applying ‘player-centered’ thinking methods into the game development process with your peers.
  • At Hothead Games, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming.
  • You will join one of our mobile game team and create a new chapter for Hothead by working closely with all members from your game team and your UX peers.

You Are...

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role with at least 2 years in the game industry.
  • Have completed one cycle of development (up to the delivery of the game).
  • Understanding the principal knowledge of target players or user needs, motivations, behaviors, and constraints.
  • Understanding of mobile games development constraints.
  • Believing in and comprehending ‘User-Centered’ thinking methods.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The passion for continuous learning and improvement.
  • The ability to solve complex problems in resourceful and effective ways.
  • Self-starter and excellent prioritizing skills.
  • Please submit a portfolio and previous samples of work with your resume.

Bonus Points:

  • Depth knowledge of UNITY is a big plus!
  • Understanding of F2P mobile games business models & important business metrics
  • Unity knowledge and/or experience
  • UI Design experience
  • Experience with user research

Your Tasks

  • Owning the full game user experience end-to-end (onboarding, game flow, controls, menus layout and navigation).
  • Delivering UI/UX designs through design documents, presentations, flow charts, wireframes, and prototypes.
  • Working closely with the Product Owner, the Team and other cross-functional Teams (Marketers, User Researchers and Data Analysts) to deliver a unique and strong user experience.
  • Improving your designs over time, based on AB tests and playtests results as well as feedback from your teammates.
  • Performing UI/UX Design tasks considering Target Audience, Game Development Constraints, Business Goals and KPIs.
  • Working in Unity to polish the user interfaces and overall the player experience.

How to Apply

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  • Resume or CV

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