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UX Designer (Lead)

We are looking for a passionate and ambitious Lead UX Designer for an as of yet unannounced AAA project in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio. For almost 20 years, Crytek has been at the cutting-edge of computer graphics performance. Our award-winning CRYENGINE empowers developers and creatives at our own studios and licensees worldwide – from small indies to AAA powerhouses – to deliver unique experiences, create new worlds, and ultimately make awesome games. Join us and we’ll do brilliant work together.
*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples (Portfolio link)*

Responsibilities

  • Development of UX strategies and UX designs, both long and short terms
  • Lead the UX Design team on a large franchise, including the management of priorities and greenlight process
  • Create and develop a UX Research pipeline with our UX Researcher
  • Conception of guidance, interaction design and information architecture in cooperation with our programmers and game designers.
  • Take initiative and willing to expand own horizon.
  • Mentor and help team members to grow and excel within their roles
  • Work in a close relationship with the UI/UX Project Manager and the UI Art Lead
  • Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience as a video game UX designer.
  • Evidence of being a leader or role model, within their trade, at a team level and with the necessary management skills to run a team on a day-to-day basis
  • Experience with common wire framing and prototyping tools such as Figma, AdobeXD, Axure or Balsamiq.
  • Strong visualization and presentation skills.
  • Established interpersonal and organizational skills. Must work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
  • Pluses

  • BFA in Design, Interaction Design, Computer Science or similar.
  • Additional language experience (good knowledge of Flash / Action Script is a strong plus).
  • Familiarity with Scaleform.
  • Version-control systems (Perforce, SVN, CVS, VSS) familiarity.
  • Shipped-title experience on both PC and Consoles
  • UX Designer (Lead)

    Frankfurt
    Full time

    Published on 12/13/2021

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