Lead UI/UX

Job Locations FR-Lyon
Job ID
2020-1682
Category
Design
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. We are also proud to announce our newest upcoming title, "Deathloop" - an innovative take on first-person action!

 

Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999. Our studio is professional with a relaxed working atmosphere located in Lyon town center. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, incl. private medical insurance, flex hours, 25 paid vacations days per year, sports program, transport titles, onboarding program, etc.

 

Reporting to the Game Director, the Lead UI/UX is responsible for the whole UI creation process, from initial UX and Graphic Design to in-game development and integrations.
Being aware of current UI trends in the game industry, he/she will ensure that the user experience is seamless and intuitive on all platforms, and that the UI art style is consistent throughout the game with a high degree of readability.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team of UI/UX programmers and artists to help them reach their objectives in term of time and quality.
  • In collaboration with designers, define ergonomics by making UI/UX wireframes and navigation flows, including advanced prototypes.
  • In collaboration with the art team, define the UI art style and make sure it’s implemented consistently in all UI elements
  • Monitor the scripting and implementation of all UI elements in accordance to the game design intentions.
  • In collaboration with programmers, ensure that the UI fits into the engine technical constraints.
  • In collaboration with the producers, create and refine the team organization and processes. Help to make a realistic planning and anticipate risks.
  • Monitor outsourcing: set objectives to the contractors. Control the quality of their assets by making regular feedbacks.
  • Have a positive and constructive attitude. Develop self-confidence and support Arkane values and culture.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years as UI/UX Designer, Artist or Programmer, ideally in the video game industry.
  • At least 1 year in a manager position
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA project on consoles
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of UI design principles
  • Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffect, Flash/Animate, XD or any other UX solution
  • Strong knowledge of Action Script 3.0 and OOP Concepts is a plus
  • Passionate about video games and aware of the current trends

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