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Bigpoint Recruiting UI Designer

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UI Designer

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

Job Description

Division: Game Design / Producing
Location: Hamburg Reference
Number: HH56190

We’re looking for a UI Designer with mad skills & experience who can take any game system and make it easy and intuitive to use. If the following sounds like you, then you may belong on a Bigpoint team:
You know the difference between a functional system and a truly useable one. You’re a UI expert who can teach players how to use a system without them even knowing they’re being taught. You know how to reduce clicks, minimize steps, and maximize screen real estate. You know how players think better than they do themselves. You get excited about: working with a strong user research team, organizing and observing user tests, making UI wireframes, prototyping click dummies, iterating on your designs, and working with other passionate and talented individuals.

Your responsibilities:

You would take ownership over the UI / UX design for the Project.
You are responsible spearhead planning and tasks for designing an amazing and intuitive user experience.
You define the UX philosophy for the Project.
You create a UX test plan.
You work with the user research team to organize and evaluate external playtests.
You work with the design team to set up and evaluate internal playtests.
You maintain an overview of all UI / UX Tasks.
You support the Design and Art teams regarding on UI / UX.
You overview and maintain all screens needed in game.
You work with the lead designer to call out UX risks for the Project.
You suggest ways to mitigate UX risks.
You wireframe every Feature.
You create user-flows and UI prototypes.
Iterate quickly on designs and prototypes
Serve as the team expert for UI / UX tools and workflow
Work with artists to create pixel-perfect UI mockups
Work hand-in-hand with the UI artist on the project
Effectively communicate daily with other teams (art, programming, game design, etc.)
Support game design in documenting UI-heavy features

Your skills:

You have a B.A./B.Sc. degree or higher in an area related to the job description.
You have at least 2 years’ experience as UI / UX designer, or game designer with UI / UX emphasis.
You have proven track record of solid UI / UX designs, user testing, and prototyping.
Your written and verbal English communication skills are excellent.
You must be an avid gamer.
You have an advanced understanding of common development and mockup / wireframe Tools. Examples: Jira, Confluence / Mediawiki, Photoshop, Balsamiq, etc.

We offer:

A challenging and engaging software development environment with multiple proven and exciting games from start to end
A professional and international team of specialist in all areas supporting you with long-year industry expertise
Teamwork, quick decisions and possibilities to grow and supply 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 HH56190.
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=6866
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