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User Experience Designer (Gaming Apps) Product Exp

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Salary:
  • Posted: Apr 19

Gaming Company in Midtown, NY is seeking a creative, open-minded individual to hire on full time as a UX Designer to oversee the design of “User Experience”.
As our UX Designer, your main responsibilities will include design for overall web-presence, aesthetic design of our game-creation tools, as well as close collaboration with our Marketing Director for innovative designs in all marketing campaigns.
The ideal candidate will have an understanding and intuitive nature, as well as extensive experience in graphic design over multiple mediums and user experience design. (S)he must be highly organized and familiar with a variety of design tools and software. A design portfolio is required to be considered for this position.
·         Evangelize the human-centered design process and latest trends in interaction design and UX
·         Help facilitate the idealization process and design pipeline
·         Create brand and experience strategies
·         Visualize and mock up user interfaces, web interfaces, motion graphics, and animation designs
·         Finesse designs at a vector and pixel level
·         Evolve the design to create production-ready user interface layouts, color palettes, typography, icons, and occasionally print collateral
·         Create sketches, wire-frames, and composites for presentations, web, marketing materials, and user interface specifications
·         Walk clients through stories of user experience
·         Interpret people’s needs, present design concepts, and effectively communicate with internal staff and clients
·         An obsessive passion to deliver emotionally satisfying user experiences
·         Bachelor’s Degree in interaction design, ID, HCI, UX, visual design, or related field
·         3+ years of experience designing desktop, mobile, and web applications
·         Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles, Apple Human Interface Guidelines and touch/tactile interfaces
·         Demonstrable fluency with Fireworks, or other design tools, document authoring tools, and CMSs
·         Must prefer to work in vector image formats
·         Ability to do rapid design, prototyping in Skitch, Fireworks, OmniGraffle, or Flash
·         Complete mastery of OS X and iPhone/iPad OS
·         Outstanding storytelling skills, both written and verbal
·         Excellent collaborative skills and empathetic mindset
·         Self-starter, comfortable working in a loosely structured organization
·         Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
·         Experience with of user research & usability testing
·         Experience with Javascript & Cocoa as well, a plus
·         Mastery over CSS3, HTML5, and Interface Builder a definite plus
Please submit portfolio with examples of wire-frames as well as finished work

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