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Product Designer

Game Academy

ContractproductRemotePosted 12 days ago

We are looking for a talented Product Designer with creative flair to join the London team of an exciting young venture for game players - the very first of its kind. 

Our product: an online service that enables players of video games to make the most of and  capitalise upon their in-game talent out of game. Our core user: 17-40 playing non-casual games 6+ hrs a week, looking for professional development.

Key responsibilities:

  • lead design projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches
  • work with co-founders and a software developer to find elegant but practical solutions
  • rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes across mobile and web
  • translate user insights into inspiring, fun design
  • keep product design and development on track and looking towards future horizons

 

Who you are: 

  • A designer with a minimum of 2 years of experience in consumer-tech digital products 
  • Passionate about games, design and all things digital, always eager to learn, possess and pursue extra curiosity
  • Leading edge, skilled in using design tools and with a strong creative ability 

 

Skills required: 

UX

UI

Markup (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

 

Soft skills required:

We want you to be proactive. 

We are a start-up and looking for a self-starter who can propose and try new things out.

We want you to enjoy working with a small team of highly committed people.

We want you to have an interest in video games, skills development and self-improvement.

We need you to be result-orientated.

We need you to walk towards multi-tasking, never away into an ivory tower.

 

Skills preferred:

Graphic Design

Game design&development

Experience with employability, educational products

Engaged with gaming communities

 

About Game Academy

Game Academy is a talent tech platform for video game players. We help them identify and grow in-game skills and apply them out of the game. We seek to leverage the talent of video game players, support their well-being and serve the demands of the workplace.

The venture founders are a team of entrepreneurs with extensive experience in media production, teaching, game play and data science. We’ve been responsible for award-winning content, new public experiences, ground-breaking scientific research and supporting the employment and development of many people. 

References

Game Academy ‘Early Access’ – http://gameacademy.co

BBC: How Playing Video Games Could get you a Better Job’ – August 2019 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49317440

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