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Deck Nine Games

Westminster, Colorado - United States
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UI/UX Designer

Description

We are looking for a UI/UX Designer for a multi-platform unannounced Narrative Adventure title, working on the overall user experience of the game in all aspects and phases of production. You will provide UX, UI, and Interaction design and documentation for various aspects of the game, including menus, feedback, and user interfaces, and you will be a part of the implementation of those systems. You will work with the Game Director, Game Designers, Narrative Designers, Writers, Programmers, UI Artists, Art Director, and Audio Designers. We value a culture of collaboration and are seeking an imaginative, skillful, and versatile UI/UX designer to enhance the player’s holistic experience.

Please apply online https://deckninegames.com/careers/


Responsibilities:

  • Design the logic, layout, and flow of all the in-game user interface elements
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, usability tests, and documentation
  • Work closely with game design to determine the best feedback for the player experience
  • Work closely with narrative to create an immersive narrative experience
  • Work closely with UI artists to determine presentation of UI and feedback
  • Work closely with sound designers to determine efficient and effective audio feedback
  • Work closely with engineers to deliver the best possible user experience
  • Work closely with localization and accessibility
  • Make the experience is excellent across all platforms
  • Conduct surveys, focus groups, and playtests to valid and test design qualifications
  • Take an active role in implementation and feature delivery

Requirements:

  • Part of a game development team while shipping 3 Console or PC games
  • Thorough understanding of the UX Field
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and design excellent user experiences
  • Portfolio of your UI/UX design work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Takes and understands direction and feedback well
  • Able to meet deadlines with limited oversight
  • Ability to anticipate needs of the project
  • Self-motivated

 

Pluses:

  • Experience in Game Design
  • Proficiency in Visual Design
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Understanding of the Narrative Adventure genre

 

Benefits

§  Competitive salary DOE

§  Generous PTO and paid Parental Leave

§  Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you

§  Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you

§  Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you

§  Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose), Dependent Care Account, and Health Savings Account available

§  Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance

§  401(k) Plan with an Employer Match

§  Growth opportunities for your career

 

 

Salary Range: $55,000-$85,000 DOE


**Please note that the compensation information is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. **



About Deck Nine

 

Here at Deck Nine Games our passion is storytelling games. We are an independent game developer dedicated to crafting AAA interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. In 2021 we released Life is Strange True Colors, which went on to win multiple awards for storytelling and visuals, including best storytelling for 2021 and a VGA for Games for Impact. Recently we announced that we are developing a game for the hit sci-fi Amazon series, The Expanse. Our prior titles have won multiple awards, including Game of the Year and nominations for VGA and BAFTA awards. The studio is 100+ amazing people both located in our headquarters in sunny Westminster, Colorado and spread throughout the world permanently remote.


As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

If this sounds appealing to you, please apply now!