Contract UX Designer

The Role 

Pixel Toys are looking for a Mid-Senior level UX Designer to help create captivating game experiences for our soon to be announced project. Leveraging your expertise, you will champion all UX work from concept stage through to feature completion.

This is an opportunity to join an exciting team at a critical time in the projects’ development and work to push the limits of the latest web gaming technology.

 

  • Contract length – 6 months 
  • Rate – Competitive DOE
  • Location – Leamington Spa (Hybrid) 

What you will do:

  • Experience of working in fast-paced Agile Sprints with multi-disciplinary teams and being able to take a pragmatic approach to meet tight deadlines, without compromising on quality
  • Drive UX excellence from within your team and communicate that process and thinking to the team
  • Own your UX process, integrating product and game design needs as well as producing excellent UX deliverables (such as flow diagrams, wireframes, etc.)
  • Facilitate creation of prototypes for internal and external playtesting
  • Collaborate with feature owners, artists and engineers to translate designs into reality
  • Seek out and leverage the insights of our partner’s research department to inform and validate your designs

 

What you need:

 

  • Past experience working on video games, mobile apps or related digital products
  • Portfolio showcasing your latest and greatest case studies 
  • Extensive training in and knowledge of core UX principles and methods
  • Strong eye for visual design. This is not an art position, but will require a keen sense of design
  • Knowledge of standard UX design tools (Figma, XD, Protopie, Flinto)

 

What makes you exceptional:

 

  • Past experience working in games UX design, having shipped multiple titles
  • Motion design and animation experience

 

  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an aptitude for storytelling and presenting your ideas and opinions in a thoughtful and engaging way

 

 

Job Category: UX
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Hybrid Leamington Spa

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