UI/UX Designer, Gaming and VR

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by MLB Advanced Media

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

MLB Advanced Media is looking to immediately fill a UI/UX Designer role. You are a cross product, cross platform superstar. You're equally comfortable defining engaging experiences from the smallest of mobile screens to virtual reality. You're a pro at gathering requirements, innovating solutions, and creating high fidelity concepts. Above all, you've got a thirst for new form factor, a curiosity for what's next, and an eye towards what the best of the best should look like.

Responsibilities
  • Produce wireframes, iteratively test design assumptions and interaction plan. Establish the look of user interfaces for many form factors, but focused on Games and VR first
  • Work to ensure that the end-user has a seamless and intuitive experience and that all assets appear with a high degree of readability
  • Champion cohesive design consistency with an eye towards highly polished experience
  • Synthesize different visual aesthetics for different products and understand how to leverage a specific style for a target audience
  • Work closely on concepts and production until architectural and usability requirements are met. Produce additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic
  • Create the best-looking and most intuitive user interface possible
  • Work with the project leads and team to define, refine and scope requirements

Requirements:
  • Formal education in Graphic Design, Interaction/UX Design or HCI, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience working in visual media with a focus on user interface design
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating visual creativity with many examples that fit within the constraints of a system design
  • Proficiency in standard graphic media applications, such as Sketch, Omnigraffle, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of secondary visual media applications, After Effects, 3D packages, and Unity
  • Must be concept driven and able to come up with multiple solid ideas, pitch them, absorb feedback, and then see them through production
  • Experience with Unity3D

Bonus Skills and Experience:
  • Development experience in the video game industry on Console or Mobile AAA
  • One shipped AAA title as UI Artist or similar
  • Experience with Unity UI tools such as nGUI or similar.
  • Comfortable developing techniques as user interfaces change from buttons to hands free navigation.

Submission/Portfolio requirements:
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills required

We truly believe we offer a unique opportunity for any technologist:
  • The opportunity to work with a world-class team of game developers
  • The opportunity to work with a world-class team of artists, designers and engineers
  • The opportunity to work on award-winning and complex apps and systems
  • The opportunity to have an influence on the innovation of products used globally by millions
  • The opportunity to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Amazing benefits including - 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision

Reference: 561331923

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