Lead UI / UX Designer (remote)

Website Specialmove Tag Games

Masters of Mobile Game Development

Special Move is working with an ambitious and growing mobile game studio Tag Games based in Dundee, Scotland. Who have a 14 year legacy of making mobile games for some of the biggest brands on the planet.

This year Tag is embarking on its most ambitious and exciting title yet, developing a brand new cross platform IP in partnership with a world renowned publisher. We are looking for passionate new people to join their team on their quest to forge a place in players’ hearts.

Tags culture is collaborative and relaxed. They encourage feedback and support each other to solve problems – always striving to be the best they can be. They are driven by a passion for quality and delivering outstanding products. If this feels like a studio where you can thrive and grow then we have a variety of roles available, both in their Dundee studio and remote. It would be great to have you join their team!

 

The Role:

Tag is searching for a UI / UX Designer to join the their super creative team on a fresh new IP.  You will be closely collaborating with other disciplines particularly the design team to design and implement User-interfaces that are both beautiful, functional and work across their new cross platform product. You’ll play a hands-on role in creating experiences that matter – from shaping the big picture to crafting the smallest details.

 

Here’s what you will be doing:

  • Undertaking competitor UX research, heuristic evaluations on internal and competitor UX, expert UX reviews and audits
  • Troubleshooting their product and design enhancements to reduce friction for users
  • Working with technical delivery teams to solve technical and logistical issues with UI
  • Driving UX excellence for the game Tag are developing
  • Leading UX meetings and workshops to capture the products requirements
  • Facilitating focus groups to determine player needs
  • Creating personas, user journeys and experience maps
  • Translating design documents and/or creative conversations into UX actions
  • Proposing a range of creative conceptual ideas for UX
  • Creating sketches and storyboards to visualise UX solutions
  • Executing detailed wireframes and create prototypes
  • Incorporating iterative design, live data, and user testing throughout the development process.
  • Collaborating with artists and engineers to translate UX designs into wonderful experiences

To do this job, you will need:

  • Prior experience working on game titles
  • In-depth knowledge of UI and UX principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional eye for detail and quality
  • Experience with creating and delivering user experience projects
  • A good working knowledge of wireframing tools
  • A proactive, can-do attitude An enthusiastic and demonstrable understanding of the science of User
  • Experience and User Centred Design
  • Well versed in user experience methodologies and their applications
  • An understanding of visual syntax – colour, shape, placement, motion, behaviours, etc
  • An understanding of mobile gaming challenges and can identify best-in-class UX examples
  • Ability to articulate the work – verbal, written, and visual presentation skills
  • A genuine passion for games

While not required, below are nice to have:

  • Unity Experience

Special Move acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

To apply for this job email your details to Gavin@specialmove.com.

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