UX/UI Product Design Lead - Gaming

Seattle, WA | Permanent | Job ID #68200 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Play is looking to hire a UX/UI Product Design Lead! In this role you’ll be joining a studio that is working next-gen FPS gaming experience, built on blockchain technology. In this role you’ll partner with art and design teams across the studio, you will lead the in-game UI vision and player experience. You’ll be working shoulder-to-shoulder with creative and art direction across studio to contribute to and inform how the visual design language of the game will be translated into the end user experience.

Job Details:

  • Create UI typography/Motion/FX/Iconography and in-game branding for the end-to-end game experience in partnership with the rest of the UX/UI team
  • Partner with UX designers to ensure that form always follows function
  • Define best in class in-game experiences by pushing the boundaries of your tools and technology
  • Be constantly thinking about the future in terms of finding ways to improve the game experience and the design of the games UI, with strong ownership and minimal direction required
  • Serve as an advocate for the UX/UI team by ensuring the best tools, systems and process are being used to create the in-game experience possible
  • Work directly with all disciplines across the game team (dev/design/art/platform/marcom) to bring the brand and your work to life
  • Leverage your years of experience to help bring the culture of user centered design to the entire game studio

Nice to Have

  • 5+ years professional experience in UX/UI or Visual Design for games
  • At least 3 games shipped from concept to completion (PC a plus)
  • A strong portfolio with examples of finished work and insight into your development style, thought and design process
  • A strong foundation in graphic design and understand how that can translate into great game interfaces through layout, color, and typography
  • An understanding of the connections between UI functionality and UI aesthetics, and how to maximize impact for the benefit of gamers
  • Experience with Rapid Prototyping using whatever tools help tell the story (Motion Design/3D/In-Engine)
  • Experience implementing UX/UI into a game engine, ideally Unreal Engine with in-depth expertise in UMG
  • Strong motion design and animation experience
  • A passion for gaming and an understanding of what is best in class UX across multiple genres
  • Experience with keyboard/mouse UX considerations

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.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.