PeopleFun is hiring

UX Designer

Richardson, TX, United States /  Full Time
28d ago

Description

About PeopleFun

PeopleFun is a small, rapidly growing studio where development teams thrive on collaboration, creativity, teamwork and fun. Our mission is to create the best family-friendly casual games in mobile and have a great time doing it! Our current games are played by over 25 million players each month and include Wordscapes, the #1 word game of 2018.


The User Experience Designer supports their project team by producing various deliverables (e.g. wireframes, pre-visualization prototypes, mock-ups, documentation) to help visualize and contextualize features and design initiatives. They work closely with project leads to align on experience conventions and collaborate with team members across Design, Art and Engineering to bring their designs to life inside a live mobile gaming product.


Responsibilities

  • Produce wireframes, pre-visualization prototypes, mock-ups and design documentation for studio project teams
  • Help facilitate cross-functional design discussions/workshopping sessions and represent the voice of the player during these sessions
  • Be a champion for UX design standards and help educate team members on usability best practices
  • Work closely with production to plan, estimate and track design deliverables to ensure the team is well-supported throughout the project’s life cycle

Requirements

  • Experience designing user interfaces and interaction architecture
  • Degree in Design/Media Arts/Human-Computer Interaction or equivalent experience in a corresponding field
  • Experience designing within the mobile space (responsive design experience is a plus)
  • Proficiency with visual design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, etc.) and pre-visualization/prototyping tools (e.g. Adobe XD, Flinto etc.)
  • A demonstrated knowledge of UX best practices, ideally through work samples or a portfolio that can validate your approach to experience design
  • Ability to understand the key pillars of a game or feature and iterate toward the best player experience possible

Desirable

  • Gamer who understands and deconstructs successful UX
  • Familiarity with user research trends/procedures and experience organizing/conducting usability tests on proprietary products
  • Familiarity with features and interaction conventions in the mobile free-to-play gaming space
  • Working knowledge of the Unity game development platform
  • Experience working within a sprint structure alongside a multi-disciplined team
  • At least one launched mobile gaming title

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Performance bonuses
  • 401K with 3% employer matching
  • Family friendly culture
  • Flex PTO policy
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • On-site gym and free Yoga classes
  • $1,000 annual game device and IAP budget
  • Free drinks & snacks, catered lunch on Fridays
  • Happy hours, social events and more

PeopleFun is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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