Our new UI/UX Designer has high levels of usability expertise in the social and mobile games field and will apply those best practices to the world’s greatest weed-growing game, Hempire, as well as future titles. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate, creative, and willing to take design risks to make the most compelling user experience for our players, all while serving the business/marketing/community needs of the title. The successful candidate needs to be flexible, able to work on tasks ranging from creating ScreenFlow mockups and designing UI aesthetics to generate templates for community posts and marketing art. They also need to be an energetic, positive culture add to an already open and empowering team.
UI/UX design for Hempire & future titles
Create 2D art assets, including user interfaces, icons and in-game items
Be familiar with Hempire’s UI/UX, and work with the Art Lead to identify areas of improvement
Create wireframes and click-thrus to support our Game Designer’s vision
Graphic design for marketing and community initiatives, social media posts, website needs, and presentations
Plan and execute on work using Agile development practices and JIRA
3+ years of professional experience in related entertainment industry with a minimum of 2 years of experience in games, ideally with at least 1-2 shipped mobile game titles.
Knows how to design consistent and engaging user experiences.
A strong understanding of usability principles and practices.
2D art skills with understanding of layout, balance, colour and iconography
Bring a fresh and innovative take to mobile interfaces.
Able to anticipate complications early and suggest solutions while maintaining a strong visual result.
Ability to produce high quality, accessible and fresh designs
Fluent in Photoshop and Illustrator. Unity experience for UI implementation would be a big plus.
Ability to give and receive constructive criticism and change work or hold your ground accordingly
Experience using wireframing tools such as InVision, Balsamiq, Adobe XD, etc.
Good editing and proofreading skills
Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
PERKS & BENEFITS:
Downtown office, steps from the skytrain, with unlimited snacks, coffee, and beer
Work from home one day a week
Growth and team-focused company culture
Access to a health-spending account in lieu of benefits