Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Senior Web Graphic Designer & User Experience Designer
Senior Web Graphic Designer
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced passionate and talented web graphic designer to join its digital marketing team in Europe. This person will be responsible for creating animated, interactive web designs for the World of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III, and Battle.net web sites and applications using Html5 / CSS3.
The ideal candidate is an accomplished web designer / art director with a good understanding of front-end integration and web design who can successfully combine their own design style with the visual aesthetics of Blizzard games, to create stunning graphical layouts and user interfaces used by millions of players worldwide. Experience mentoring web designers and front-end coders is a distinct advantage.
Determines artistic direction for various projects.
Create and localize visual content updates for Blizzard games sites, Battle.net, and related web-based applications.
Help grow and develop the digital marketing team through mentoring team members.
Responsible for meeting and contributing to key web project milestones.
Create promotional assets, animated banners, email templates, for online campaigns and marketing actions.
Participate in the deployment of visual updates or upgrades, in cooperation with quality assurance, web administrators, front-end coders, and the US based web development team.
A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in web design
Expertise in Adobe Photoshop
Exceptional graphic-design skills and artistic sense
Familiar with User Interface / User Experience concepts
Proven background in creating websites using HTML5 / CSS3
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in English
Previous experience in a leadership role in a creative / design agency environment
In-depth knowledge and passion of Blizzard Entertainment games
Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum / Kanban)
Experience with video editing, and /or motion design (After Effects, Premiere)
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
Cover Letter telling us why you are interested in working at Blizzard and specifically Battle.net
Portfolio (live URL or PDF attachments only please)
**Only Resumes with Cover Letters both in English will be considered.
Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000D4
User Experience Designer
Are you the type of person who uses a product and immediately strives to figure out how you could design it better? Do you enjoy solving problems at a conceptual level, but also love figuring out the details when it comes time to make those conceptual ideas concrete? We’re looking for a UX Designer to join our corporate applications UX team to do exactly that!
The UX designer will be working on internal applications that aid the company and our players with solutions that streamline efficiency, support game development, and foster Blizzard Entertainment’s culture and core values in the workplace. The UX designer will collaborate with a variety of teams (customer service, game development, human resources, etc.) to design solutions that meet strategic business objectives while also creating a useful, intuitive, and epic experience for our users.
This role is best suited for someone who embodies the philosophy that UX design is centered around people, and that our goal is about getting things right for our users, not about just getting things done.
Through research, design, testing, and iteration, the UX designer will be involved in all phases of the user-centered design process.
Help better understand users – Conduct qualitative and quantitative user research; create personas, analytics, process flows.
Collaborate – Work closely with a team of stakeholders, business systems analysts, developers, and designers to guide UX design from start to finish of a project.
Communicate Designs – Create meaningful UX deliverables such as storyboards, sitemaps, wireframes, flowcharts, prototypes, presentations that help the team understand what to build.
Iterate – Revise and improve designs based on user feedback, research, tech constraints, business decisions.
Deliver – Drive and support your ideas all the way through the successful launch of a project.
End-to-end design of large-scale projects for heavily used desktop applications (CRM / customer service tools, enterprise / productivity software, etc.)
Proven knowledge of desktop application design trends, patterns, usability, and best practices
Experience designing applications for expert users with job-specific domain knowledge
Serious passion for user-centered design and demonstrated knowledge of information architecture, usability, accessibility, interaction design
Experience creating wireframes, low-fidelity and high-fidelity interactive prototypes using standard tools of the design trade (ex: Visio, Axure, Photoshop, Omnigraffle)
Proven capability to work on multidisciplinary project teams
Able to handle changing priorities throughout a product life cycle
Excellent communications and presentation skills
A degree in design, human-computer interaction, cognitive science, human factors or related field
A minimum of 4 years’ experience as a UX designer, information architect, visual designer, interaction designer, user interface designer, or similar role
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
Cover Letter which should include:
Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
What games you are currently playing
**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000G1
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