"To apply: Ref - 5230400. 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.
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
25 days annual leave + Local Bank Holidays
Cross-team learning opportunities
Hybrid/Remote working options
Please reach out to Vicci@datascope.co.uk
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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