Firaxis is hiring a

User Interface Designer

Sparks, United States

USER INTERFACE DESIGNER

 

SUMMARY:

Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled User Interface Designer to help take our games to the next level.  As a User Interface Designer you will work closely with the UI/UX Lead Designer, Game Designers, and the UI Engineers to create a visually compelling and user friendly interface for our games. 

You will be creating interfaces for some of the most complex strategy games around, for a variety of platforms, so be prepared for opportunities which are both challenging and unique!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create wireframes, prototypes and mockups to previsualize designs
  • Create modern, high quality user interface assets
  • Provide user interface and user experience expertise to help define and develop our games
  • Iterate on look and feel of the UI, incorporating feedback from design, to produce the most user friendly and visually compelling experience possible
  • Stay current on trends and technology in UI/UX and bring that to bear to improve our pipelines and products

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years with hands on working with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and HTML
  • 2+ years game development experience focused on UI/UX
  • Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written
  • Expertise in designing and demonstrating user flow
  • Expertise in Photoshop
  • Demonstrate an understanding of readability and iconography, including a strong understanding of effective use of color and composition
  • An understanding of the basic principles of animation for motion graphics
  • A strong understanding of graphic design principles
  • A passion for user interface design, making games, and art

 

HELPFUL EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with various game engines is a plus
  • Experience with UI programming is a plus, particularly Javascript or Typescript
  • Experience in Illustrator and working with vector based assets
  • Hands on experience building interfaces for PC, console, and/or mobile games
  • Hands on work with Motion Graphics in AfterEffects, DaVinci Fusion, or via CSS
  • Working within Visual Studio Code
  • Knowledge of SASS (SCSS)
  • Passion for strategy games; particularly Civilization and XCOM titles.

 

 

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