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Lead UI/UX Designer - Remote - £70k - Mobile

"To apply: Ref - 5229400.  

Working Location:

A mixture of remote and hybrid working. Our primary location and only hybrid office is in London and we have remote teams across locations globally which overlap well with the GMT time zone.

 

Applicant requirements:

Able to overlap with the GMT UK timezone and hours of 10am - 5pm

Our common company language is English and applicants must be able to communicate in this language fluently

Must be able to travel to London for in-person company events/workshops 2-5 times a year without a requirement of a visa or long-haul travel

 

What we are looking for:

We are currently looking for a hands-on Lead UI/UX Designer to manage and develop our UI/UX team to craft innovative features for our mobile games. Reporting to the VP of Product, you will lead and support your team in working from design concepting through to interface delivery of game features: working with game designers and Product Managers to outline the specifications, create user flows and wireframes. You will collaborate with engineers and artists to make your designs come to life in Unity, and ship these to millions of users.

 

We're looking for a player-centred and delivery oriented Lead UI/UX Designer who is passionate about building teams, mobile games and who understands what it takes to launch, grow and scale a mobile free to play game. We like to move fast, test things and get stuck in together to build the world's top mobile fashion game, while keeping our players at the core of what we do.

 

What you will do..

Drive the UI/UX of our new game and the team in charge of getting this in front of our players.

Manage the UI/UX team and provide actionable feedback at various project stages in design reviews, team critiques, and 1:1s to improve the output, efficiency, and quality of their UI/UX execution and deliverables.

Turn high level features into actionable tasks with and for your team

Work with game designers to translate concepts into user flows and wireframes

Create wireframes, prototypes, and documentation to clearly convey design ideas and direction

Present and pitch designs to key stakeholders, gather feedback and assess impact

Develop the look and feel of the UI in collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure brand alignment, design consistency, functionality and accessibility throughout the product

Triage, prioritise and allocate tasks to your team with the support of the Producer and PM

Audit, manage and improve Processes / Pipelines / Teams performance

Support the commit and deliver mindset for your team

Insist on knowledge sharing so that individual dependencies are not an issue

Work closely with our engineers to ensure proper implementation of the designs

 

What you will bring…

5+ years’ UI/UX experience working in a mobile games company with at least 2 as a Lead

A solid portfolio of mobile games or apps showing creative, user-centred solutions with effective UI. Please be specific in which elements of the project were made by you.

A business and user-centric approach to design

Experience on leading, driving,  staffing and developing a team of UI/UX designers/artists

An open mind and good communication skills are a must, you are a team player

Attention to detail, meticulous and organised working habits

Ability to multi-task and to adapt quickly and easily to change

Demonstrated ability to translate complex designs into clear wireframes and user flows

Experience in Figma, Sketch or similar prototyping and mockup tools

Love for creative collaboration and ability to take constructive criticism

Knowledge of UX design processes

Ability to present your ideas thoughtfully in both written and visual format

 

What you will get in return (UK Employees)

A competitive salary

Private Medical Insurance

Dental, Optical and Hearing cover

Cycle Scheme

Life Assurance

Pension Scheme

25 days annual leave + Local Bank Holidays

Birthday Leave

Cross-team learning opportunities

Hybrid/Remote working options

To apply please email Natalie@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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Lead UI/UX Designer - Remote - £70k - Mobile

Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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