Senior UX Designer

Jan 26, 2024
Cary, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Red Storm Entertainment is looking for an experienced Senior UX Designer to join our studio! As an integral part of our UI and UX team and in collaboration with Artists, Designers, and Engineers, you will help create clear, meaningful, and memorable user experiences for our players through your expertise with information and interaction design.

We welcome people working in our Cary studio or remotely within the continental US.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Design innovative, intuitive, and fun interactions and user experiences informed by our players goals, user research, and usage data.
  • Plan, prioritize and iterate on the design for new and existing experiences in collaboration with Game Design, Production, and other key stakeholders.
  • Maintain design documentation from conception through implementation and iteration including detailed user flows, user journeys, information architecture, storyboards, wireframes, and control schemes.
  • Develop and curate a project design system to ensure a consistent user experience, allow our product to scale efficiently over time, and improve collaboration with other teams through a shared knowledge base.
  • Be self-directed; work independently and collaboratively with team members to solve UX challenges.
  • Provide mentorship to other UX designers and contribute to the shared knowledge of user-centered design, design methodologies, and best practices with the team as a whole.
  • Communicate and collaborate with all members of the team, helping to establish and maintain team culture.
  • An advocate for our players, adept at identifying and designing information, interactions, and interfaces for them – considering their mental models, cognitive load, and access and abilities.
  • Well versed in user-centered design including accessibility best practices and Universal Design.
  • Extensive and up-to-date knowledge of Figma and other design wireframing and prototyping tools
  • Extensive knowledge of UX in games across multiple genres on all platforms
  • Strong artistic, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to conceptualize, present, and execute ideas at a high level within a tight schedule.
  • Strong interpersonal skills-able to interact with team members of different disciplines and personality types.
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback and help establish best practices.
  • A willingness to observe, absorb, and adapt to work based on continued learning and team and player feedback.
  • Serves as a culture leader, setting and maintaining the tone and morale for the department.

It is a bonus if you have:

  • A desire to grow into a leadership role.
  • Proven experience developing UX for a AAA production from conception through to release.
  • Experience communicating and collaborating across large local and distributed teams.
  • Portfolio showing a wide range of work.

WHAT YOU'LL GET:

  • Heavily subsidized paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents.
  • Paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • 401(k) plan with match.
  • New hires start with 4 weeks of vacation annually, increasing to a cap of 5 weeks based on years of service along with 3 additional weeks of wellness time.
  • 10 paid holidays (and we’re closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day).
  • 12 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership.
  • Body-Mind-Soul monthly reimbursement program for eligible activities.
  • Strong, incentivized, employee referral program.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Access to all of the latest Ubisoft games for PC.
  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

MORE ABOUT US

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability, or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our gamers’ community.

Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft are committed to making our own active contribution to global carbon neutrality. In September 2020, we implemented a long-term commitment called Play Green acts on two key priorities:

Reduce the company’s carbon footprint by decarbonizing our direct operations on 4 levers: transition to renewable energy, efficiency, self-restraint and shift towards low carbon alternatives.

Inspire team members, partners and players by raising awareness our stakeholders and encouraging positive action for the climate and the environment.

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes submitted by staffing or placement agencies or recruiters.