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Bigpoint Recruiting Narrative Designer & UX Architect

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Narrative Designer

Category: Other
Company: Bigpoint
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Division: Game Design / Producing
Location: Hamburg
Reference Number: HH56094

Join our design team at Bigpoint and craft amazing worlds with your words! We’re seeking a talented designer to bring their passion for narrative to our live and in-development games.
You’ll work closely with one of the most passionate narrative design teams on the planet to ensure the quality and uniqueness of our narrative. In an average week, your work might range from writing dialogue for a disgruntled demon to running a brainstorm about sci-fi weapons to researching Norwegian dialects.

Responsibilities:

You write compelling English quest content, dialogue, item descriptions, and other in-game text
You design characters, quests, region backgrounds, and narrative systems
You champion narrative systems and ideas to other designers & artists
You provide feedback, mentorship, and editorial assistance for narrative design team
You feel responsible for consistency & quality of all texts in and around our games

Qualifications:

You have 5+ years of experience in game design/game writing
You have excellent English writing & communication skills
You provide excellent creative & conceptual design skills
You have a strong ability to multi-task
Ypu have a strong ability to work in a collaborative environment
You have writing credit on at least one launched MMO

Pluses:

You have a B.A./B.Sc. degree or higher in an area related to the job description
You are experienced writing in different game genres/styles
You are experienced in working on free to play games
You have experience with game design tools
You provide experience in working with an international development Team

We offer:

A challenging and engaging software development environment with multiple proven and exciting games from start to end (e.g. Drakensang Online)
A professional and international team of specialists in all areas supporting you with extensive industry expertise
Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities to grow and supply your own ideas
Career paths and options to develop further over time
More than 300 Million Users waiting for your game!
If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online and make sure to mention your salary expectations and quoting reference number HH56094.
Please be aware, that we will only accept applications via our website. We regret that we won’t be able to consider applications which were send by post.

Apply here:- http://bigpoint.net/job-apply/?job=6580
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UX Architect

Category: Other
Company: Bigpoint
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Division: Graphics / Web Design
Location: Hamburg
Reference Number: HH56196

We are looking for an UX Architect to cover our needs in improving our user experience throughout the whole Live Game portfolio. You’ll work closely with the respective game teams and get a very good insight into different game genres & target groups, while providing consultancy and feedback on UX related topics.

Your tasks & responsibilities:

You assist with identifying and documenting functional requirements with project stakeholders.
You Consult, generate and maintain detailed design specifications and user flows.
Consult and create detailed page-level wireframes and functional specifications.
You research and develop personas.
You track and analyze behavior/feedback.

Your skills:

You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant discipline (human-computer interaction, interaction design, cognitive psychology, etc.)
You have a minimum of 1 year in a user experience role working on enterprise-scale applications/games.
You have deep understanding of web usability, user experience and information architecture.
You are familiar with current user experience and usability research, theories, best practices and methodologies.
You are able to observe, understand and translate research (mobile usage data, field/lab observation, interviews, task analysis, UX testing, industry trends etc.)
You have excellent documentation, presentation and verbal and written communication skills.
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative belong to your strengths.
You are able to multi-task and switch context across a multitude of projects
You are experienced in planning and conducting user testing on prototypes and/or end products.
Interest and experience in the online and interactive entertainment industry would be a plus.
Prototyping skills in Flash, Flash Catalyst, Expression Blend, or equivalent platforms would be a plus.
Very good English skills are required to work with international teams throughout Bigpoint. Additional German skills are definitely a plus.

We offer:

An open-minded atmosphere in an international company
A professional and international team of specialists in all areas supporting you with extensive industry expertise
Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities to grow and supply your own ideas
Career paths and options to develop further over time
Live and work in one of the most creative and lively cities
Game Room with Consoles, Table football, Table tennis and more
If you feel that your talent and abilities would make a valuable contribution to our future, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply online and make sure to mention your salary expectations and quoting reference number HH56196.
Please be aware, that we will only accept applications via our website. We regret that we won’t be able to consider applications which were send by post.

Apply here:- http://bigpoint.net/job-apply/?job=5447
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