Senior UX Designer - F2P Mobile Games
IUGO Mobile Entertainment
Vancouver, BC, Canada
33d ago

IUGO, one of Vancouver's leading mobile game developers, responsible for smash successes such as The Walking Dead : Road to Survival and Knights & Dragons, is currently seeking a Senior UX Designer.

The right candidate will aid in building best practices backed by analytics and play-testing data, guiding the team on interdisciplinary projects to establish a holistic, consistent player experience.

You will create collaborative relationships with stakeholders, establishing a strong UX vision and evangelizing player experience design.

Refining and optimizing user experience and team processes, utilizing the UX research team and resources you have to hand.

The ideal candidate should be highly self-motivated and display exceptional organizational and methodological skills.

Responsibilities

  • Drive UX excellence for the game, and discover opportunities for further research, improvement and innovation
  • Seek out and leverage the insights of the team's playtesting and player research to inform your game and feature designs
  • Define and implement standards that help the team create a consistent, quality experience for its players across iOS and Android mobile platforms
  • Design and audit system architecture and business processes for the project team
  • Create wireframes and user flows, ensuring that iterative feedback is incorporated into the development process
  • Collaborate with design teams on in-game feature planning and implementation
  • Lead a UI / UX team guiding style consistency, and working with internal & external stakeholders
  • Mentoring and supporting the career development of the UI / UX team
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience delivering innovative results in mobile UX design
  • Expert in process flow development, journey mapping and user requirements analysis
  • Familiarity with F2P, RPG games on iOS and Android platforms
  • Knowledge of standard UX design tools for wireframing, prototyping, flow-charts, etc.
  • Familiarity with monetization strategies for in-app purchases and free-to-play games
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent organizational and methodological skills, with high attention to detail
  • Expert in integrating new processes, tactical resources for the team (project and disciplinary team)
  • Understanding of game production pipelines
  • Proven portfolio demonstrating entire UX process including research, problem, solution and reasonings
  • A passion for games
  • Bonus

  • BA / BS in related discipline or technical equivalent
  • Working knowledge of analytics, cluster analysis, A / B testing
  • Previous experience with the development and shipment of AAA titles
  • Perks of working at IUGO!

  • Fully stocked kitchen (half of Costco is in our kitchen)
  • Catered lunch every Friday
  • Comprehensive benefits package, premiums paid in full by IUGO (including MSP Coverage)
  • Wellness program (in-studio RMT sessions, gym subsidies)
  • RRSP Matching
  • Games tables & consoles
  • Company socials & team events
  • Massage chair & relaxation room
  • Beer Fridays
  • Vitamix (who doesn’t love a vitamix?!)
  • What Happens Next? Our team reviews all applications, however, because we receive such high volumes of talent, we are only able to reach out to those who closely match our needs.

    If you are not contacted right away, don’t be discouraged as we keep all applications on file, and will contact you should a suitable role open up.

    Thanks for your interest in IUGO!

    Please keep an eye out for our opportunities iugome.com / careers

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