UX Designer

DESIGN


Description

Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family and the studio behind Marvel’s Avengers and the award-winning Tomb Raider game franchise, is constantly on the hunt for top-tier gaming talent worldwide. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best talent available to concept, create, and contribute to the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25-plus years of game development experience, as well as our combined AAA games industry pedigree, has established us as one of best studios to work for today. Join us and help shape the future of the award-winning Tomb Raider franchise, Marvel’s Avengers, and the next Perfect Dark!

Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off. 

Position Summary 

We are on the hunt for a UX Designer to provide documentation for interaction design that adheres to a cohesive UX guidelines and maintain consistency between the design direction and visual direction determined by the UX / UI Director. This individual will be an integral part of the team designing, in-engine prototyping, creating, implementing, and optimizing UI assets for our next title. This position is responsible for maintaining the studio's standards of high design and visual fidelity, hyper realistic aesthetics, and presenting game information in a clear and understandable manner.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Partner with the UX / UI Director to establish and execute the UI design and aesthetic 
  • Design and create UX components and flows (ex. menus, stats and inventory screens, in-game HUD elements, etc.) 
  • Rapidly iterate and develop solutions to design challenges while following creative direction 
  • Develop visual design systems that achieve goals from both game design and UX perspectives 
  • Collaborate and communicate with UX Designers, UI Artist, game designers, producers & programmers in the creation and implementation of the game UI 
  • Test functionality and bug fixing to ensure work is end user ready 
  • Contribute to the design and streamlining of UI tools and processes 
  • Interfacing with Programmers regarding projects 

Essential Requirements 

  • 2+ years' experience as a UX Designer within the games industry 
  • Experience prototyping within Unreal Engine, or equivalent 
  • Proficient with industry standard design tools (ie Figma) and how they integrate into engine 
  • Strong understanding of design process, principles, game navigation, and common UX patterns 

 
Bonus Skills & Experience 

  • Scripting or basic markup languages  
  • Artistic background (painting, texturing experience, illustration, and animation skill) 
  • 3d presentation (working with cameras or models with UX designs) 

SPECIAL NOTE: A portfolio submission is required for this position. Please focus this portfolio on personal contributions to your projects. Please include a shot breakdown specifying what you were directly responsible for creating. Considered portfolios should include the following: 

  • 3+ best examples of your work showcasing your ability to iterate on UX Design with a high fidelity result as listed in the above description 

We are committed to identifying and implementing positive and persistent measures to ensure equal opportunity in the recruitment, hiring, development, training, promotion and compensation of a diverse team employee group. This includes persons of different race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, political affiliation, age, veteran status, uniform service member status, marital status, physical or mental disability, or citizenship, as well as any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.