User Interface Designer - Online Games and Music

MakeMeWork
2010
User Interface Designer - Online Games and Music
September 3, 2010 - 9:52am
Calabasas, CA
United States
Employer: 
Company that develops console, mobile and social gaming products that amplify the excitement of music creation
From a recruiter: 
Recruiter
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
Send Resume to carol@prioritysp.com 310-937-0900
Description: 

UI Designer - Online Games and Music - IXDA80

 

 

Turn your passion for music and games, your excellent User Interface Design skills and your experience designing hand-held and desktop applications to the next level!

 

A strong User Interface Designer is needed to assist in developing a next generation social music application. This company develops console, mobile and social gaming products that amplify the excitement of music creation.  You will translate complex musical functionalities into a clear, compelling user experience. Must have experience leading user interface design for desktop and handheld applications, as well as a passion for music and games. Will interface daily with the CTO, Art Director and a tight-knit software development team.  Location – Calabasas, CA.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop compelling visual treatments for a game user interface
  • Design and develop menus that are easy to understand and use
  • Apply and maintain a consistent art style throughout the entire project, following art direction
  • Work closely with Art Director and engineering teams to conceptualize, prototype and develop interface functionality, look and feel
  • Create conceptual wireframes, user flow diagrams, and low-fidelity prototypes to solidify design direction and plans
  • Coordinate and execute user tests following user centered design (UCD) practices
  • Evaluate test results to identify priorities and gaps in current designs and iterate creative solutions
  • Communicate development designs, and test and debug interactions between graphic front-end and back-end processing modules

 

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years experience with the UCD process, hierarchical task analysis and conducting user tests
  • Strong graphic design skills, artistic sense, and fluency in Adobe Photoshop
  • Successful background in innovative and intuitive user interface design and development
  • Ability to design UI storyboards and provide use-case examples
  • Ability to respond to user feedback and draw accurate conclusions from test results
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

 

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Human Factors
  • Experience in designing systems and features for online games
  • Music background
  • Experience with or exposure to Unity3D
  • Passion for games, especially in the RPG genre
  • Experience designing and implementing UI in the social game industry
  • Passion for and knowledge of emerging UI technology and trends