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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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UI/UX Engineer

Description

Who are we hiring?
The Real-time Software Engineering team designs & develops creative solutions for live events and the Sphere’s large-scale immersive and interaction platforms. We are looking for a UI/UX Engineer to play an integral role in creating an amazing user experience for our suite of real-time content tools. You will be focused on creating intuitive solutions for complex UX flows within our large-scale immersive development workflows. Working on a project from R&D through deployment, the candidate must be able to incorporate input from a diverse group to integrate various contributions and ideas into the design of custom tools.

What will you do?

• Work closely with Product design and Engineering to design, prototype, and implement game engine interactions with an array of interfaces, ranging from touch controllers to motion capture
• Create wireframes, prototypes, mock-ups, icons, and 3DUI designs for multiple platforms
• Collaborate with the development team to understand and convey functionality through concise guides, tutorials, and visual design of our user facing documentation
• Work with stakeholders to create UX flows for new concepts and features for our suite of tools
• Work with other engineers to define acceptance requirements for new tools and capabilities
• Lead internal user research initiatives, including but not limited to developing user journeys, detailed personas, and test plans for quality assurance.


What do you need to succeed?

• Formal education in Graphic Design, Interaction/UX Design or HCI, or equivalent experience
• 4+ years of experience designing tools for artists in the film and/or games industry is required
• Domain knowledge in film/game artist pipelines and creative process
• Working knowledge of Unreal Engine including Blueprints, experience with Unity is a plus
• Experience designing intuitive UX/UI for complex flows and menus is required
• Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, Photoshop and/or Illustrator is required
• Proficiency in 3D modeling software to create props and UI elements is highly preferred (Maya, 3ds Max, etc.)
• Experience designing UX/UI for plugins of various 3D Digital Content Creation and compositing tools is a plus (Maya/Cinema4D/Blender/Adobe Premiere/Nuke/etc…)
• Applicants should provide a portfolio of examples demonstrating relevant skills

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-SA1