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Electronic Arts Inc.

Austin Mobile Studio: UI Designer

Electronic Arts Inc. - Austin, TX

At Electronic Arts, players come first. We are looking for the most talented and relentless game developers in the world to join us on our mission to bring the best mobile games in the world to market. Mobile games are increasingly important part of the industry and consequently vital to our future success. Our mobile organization is growing to meet this challenge – with studios around the planet and a portfolio of blockbuster titles like Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, The Simpsons: Tapped Out, FIFA, Madden, NBA, Real Racing, SimCity, The Sims, and Plants vs. Zombies.

We are looking for an experienced UI Designer to join our new mobile team in Austin, Texas working on a new MMO strategy game, Star Wars: Rise to Power.

Role

TheUI Designer will work closely with Production, Design and Engineering teams to see their designs come to life. The ideal candidate thrives in fast paced development and live service environments. They will have exceptional comprehension of usability and human factors, have thorough attention to detail, and an ability to clearly articulate and negotiate for the right solutions. This UI Designer can professionally respond to feedback and thrives in a highly collaborative, high pressure, and iterative production environment.

In this role, you will design highly conceptual and innovative interfaces for one of the most challenging mobile genres, from initial flows and wireframes to fully fleshed out documentation

Key Responsibilities

+ Defining the UI design for an unlaunched mobile title

+ Creating high quality, innovative, concept interfaces that can be turned into fully functional designs ready for implementation

+ Quickly conceptualize designs to get buy-in from stakeholders.

+ Working closely with game designers, UI Artists, and programmers to implement and problem solve designs

+ Working with the rest of the creative and engineering team to ensure the implementation achieves the desired goals

+ Establishing UI Patterns and maintaining consistency throughout the entire project interface

+ Leveraging analytics, user testing, and customer feedback to apply them intelligently into iterative design solutions.

+ Domain expertise with ability to onboard rapidly to know the product inside out

Qualifications

+ 5+ years experience in UI design in the video games, movie industry or for digital platforms on published titles.

+ A strong design portfolio

+ A well-rounded knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, or OmniGraffle

+ Well-versed and proficient with tools, design principles, and industry best practices

+ The ability to conceptualize abstract concepts into impressive and innovative interface designs

+ Efficient and speedy work practices for quick turn-around time under deadline pressure

+ Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills

Bonuses

+ Knowledge of current UX Design methodologies

+ Visual design and game concept skills

+ Experience developing with Unity

+ Passion for making mobile games is a huge plus

Please provide a portfolio of UI design examples of your work both personal and with published titles.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More information about Austin:https://www.ea.com/news/tour-the-ea-austin-studio

Contact: Shannon Schlothauer - sschlothauer@ea.com;https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonschlothauer

EA 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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

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Austin Mobile Studio: UI Designer Electronic Arts Inc. - Austin, TX, United States

   

Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
It's not easy building the world's best digital playground. It's hair-standing-up-on-end-exhilarating. It's down-in-the-trenches-challenging. It's stroke-of-brilliance-at-midnight creative. It's you-taking risks, challenging yourself, pursuing ideas, changing the way millions of people do something they love: Play.