EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.
As a key member of the group, you will work directly with the Advanced Technology Group (known as ATG) as well as our Character Animation Research Team (known as the A-Team).
In this role, you will be at the forefront of revolutionizing key player experiences across the entire EA SPORTS Portfolio. Looking at driving innovation across areas such as character customization and user generated content for millions of players around the world on some of the biggest franchises in gaming.
What you will do:
Establish and deploy product design principles, processes and standards to ensure we build experiences that meet the expectations of our players
Advocate, articulate design rational and be responsible for user experience, product consistency, and design excellence in our products across all levels in the organization
Understand and translate the vision and goals of our products into applicable deliverables and long-term strategies to meet those needs
Create user stories, concept sketches, experience storyboards, high fidelity designs, and rapid prototypes for product features
Collaborate with our UX Research Team to identify areas of opportunity and uncover player needs
Ensure that design solutions are practical to build from an engineering and scope perspective
Organize meetings with design and product leadership to guide progress against goals and establish clear next steps
Participate in sharing constructive feedback in design reviews based on product goals
Build relationships with our cross disciplinary team, and partner groups to set priorities towards meaningful design solutions to meet goals within technical constraints.
Ideally you will have:
6+ years of progressive responsibility in product design or user experience design roles
Expert capabilities in Interaction Design, Prototyping and Visual Design (For Console, PC or Mobile)
Experience presenting/pitching work to your team
Well versed in facilitation techniques that allow groups to build clarity and understanding
A portfolio of work that showcases relevant work that contains well thought out process and excellent craft execution
You are experienced in Figma and the Adobe Suite
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Human-Computer Interaction, UX/UI/Design Diploma or Degree, or a related area
A hunger to learn and grow, keeping up to date on the latest industry trends.
Experience with the full development lifecycle (shipped multiple games and/or products)
Experience designing UX for workflow/content creation tools
Experience in 3D animation applications such as Maya/Motionbuilder
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.