clients Humanoid Studios

UX Lead

Location

Canada

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

N/A

Salary

N/A

Skill Set

Role

Design

Job Details

UX Lead

FULL-TIME | B.C. OR ALBERTA

Humanoid Studios is a new videogame company founded on the axiom that creative freedom and independence lead to better, more innovative games. We believe in the power of small, agile teams, and a flat organizational structure, where everyone is empowered to make decisions and help drive the project vision.

We are a Canadian company with offices in Kelowna B.C., and Edmonton Alberta. We offer a flexible work environment combining from-home, in-office, and remote work – as well as industry-leading compensation and benefits. By joining Humanoid, you will be welcomed into a diverse team of talented developers creating an immersive new universe of story, character, and discovery.

Role Description

As the UX Lead, you will help define the player experience while ensuring that it is frictionless and rewarding. You will be a key contributor to the initial stages of prototyping. As the team grows, you will lead the UX team to create clean, intuitive, and robust UIs, user flows, accessibility options, and tutorialization.

As part of our flexible location model, this role can be fully work-from-home, or per your preference, can transition to partially or mostly in-office either in B.C. or Alberta.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other artistic and design leaders on the user experience and ensure the visual design matches the vision for the IP
  • Define standards and best practices for UI creation, and drive the integration and feedback of outsourced asset
  • Create concepts and assets to communicate UI design
  • Interpret data and qualitative feedback
  • Implement feedback through rapid prototyping
  • Build and foster team growth through mentorship
  • Build and manage working relationships with external creative teams
  • Be the primary stakeholder for UI tools, workflow and pipeline development


Qualifications and Experience

  • 7+ years experience working in UX for AAA games with at least two shipped titles
  • Experience leading a UX team through a full production cycle
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your ability to create a seamless user experience
  • Solid understanding of UX/UI interaction design fundamentals
  • Ability to translate flowcharts and wireframes into usable and visually polished UI systems
  • Complete understanding of the relationship between UX and the full game pipeline
  • Experience in graphic design
  • Experience building UX from the ground up within Unreal Engine
  • Experience in graphic design with a strong understanding of typography, color theory, shape language and latest design trends
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Up to date with the most cutting edge UX/UI creation tools within engine
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills


To apply, please include your CV with a link to your portfolio