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UX Lead (Gaming)

Austin, Texas
Permanent | Job ID #71917 | $130000 - $140000 yearly | Posted 2 months ago

Onward Play is looking for a UX Lead for our fantasy game studio client. This studio is group of fun, passionate people with a great culture and benefits!

The UX Design Lead will spearhead the design and implementation of UX and UI content for an upcoming game. In this role, you will closely collaborate with directors and department leads to develop and refine game features. The ideal candidate is adaptable and open to incorporating player feedback throughout the development process.


  • Collaborate with leadership to establish usability and information delivery goals for the project.
  • Develop UX designs and specifications for a wide range of gameplay features and systems.
  • Create interactive user flows and mockups that effectively communicate the intended player experience.
  • Oversee the implementation of UX designs into the game engine.
  • Review internal team and external partner content, providing feedback to ensure high-quality designs and UI assets.
  • Maintain and refine UX team processes and best practices.


  • Shipped at least one major game as the UX Design Lead or have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a design lead.
  • Ability to translate abstract design concepts into functional player experiences.
  • Proficiency in visualization tools and a working knowledge of Unreal UMG.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of presenting ideas clearly and providing feedback and mentorship within the UX/UI team.
  • Online portfolio showcasing UX capabilities, including wireframes, user flows, graphic design, and visual development examples.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $130000 - $140000 yearly



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