Design | Vancouver

UI/UX Designer

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Hothead Games is 200 people that make free-to-play mobile games.  We are one of the world’s top publishers in the first person shooter and sports genres.  We have offices in Vancouver, British Columbia and Halifax, Nova Scotia.  We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun doing it.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan, and refine user experience and flow for multiple projects, through preproduction, release, and live operations
  • Work closely with Product Managers, Producers, Art Director and Game Designers to create effective user experience
  • Conceptualize UI/UX designs through wireframes, flow diagrams, and prototyping
  • Communicate designs and design rationale clearly, to the team and to management or others as needed
  • Orchestrate feedback loops including UX analytics and user testing, and respond to the results to improve on designs
  • Maintain UX-related documentation as needed throughout the lifecycle of the project

Requirements:

  • Experience leading multiple projects
  • Degree and/or diploma in visual design or computer science or related field.
  • Experience with wireframing, flow diagrams, and prototyping
  • Broad knowledge of game development processes focused on mobile platforms
  • Familiarity with Agile Development with Jira
  • Positive attitude and ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic and able to work as part of a team
  • Curiosity for new technologies and technical processes
  • Strong Graphic Design background preferred
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Committed to making the world’s best mobile FPS!

Bonus points:

  • Art skills to better communicate your ideas.
  • An understanding of statistics, analytics, and AB testing
  • Experience maintaining a Live Game
  • Experience with game economies
  • Interest in military books, games, and movies

We offer a great compensation package that includes your salary, vacation, extended health, dental and vision care benefits.  Some other nice to have’s include an in-house gym, RRSP Matching, company golfing, major/minor league sports event, summer BBQs, snacks, beer and amazing people to work with!

 

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