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Electronic Arts

UI/UX Director

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Electronic Arts
🇺🇸 San Francisco, CA

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

Role Overview:

As the UI/UX Director, you will be leading the UI/UX team for the highly successful franchise, Design Home (https://www.glu.com/games/design-home/), a mobile game that’s consistently in the Top 50 on the app store. This is an exciting opportunity, as you’ll have a chance to work with a world-class team and a product that touches millions of women’s lives every day.

Responsibilities:

  • Know the player.
  • Lead the UI/UX Design team.
  • Manage and provide mentorship and help develop individuals on the UI/UX Design team.
  • Give feedback to UI/UX Designers at various project stages (concepts, development of systems and elements, execution of screens, creation of animations and iconography, etc) in design reviews, team critiques, and 1:1s to improve the output, efficiency, and quality of their UI/UX execution and deliverables.
  • Help guide UI/UX Designers’ near and long-term planning of projects, and guide the design process.
  • Work with senior members of the UI/UX Design team to build, evolve, and document Design Homes UI/UX Design guide to improve visual aesthetics and streamline designer onboarding, feature design, and dev implementation.
  • Work with Product and Design Leadership on UI/UX roadmapCollaborate to define and provide high level UI/UX vision and style guides
  • Understand the full picture of all UI/UX Design asks to develop a forward looking, prioritized 3-6 month plan in collaboration with Product and Live Ops.
  • Collaborate with other visual design teams at Glu (specifically marketing creative and content art teams) to execute on user acquisition, feature launches, content, and engagement campaign launches.

About You:

  • Balances refined aesthetics with a strong understanding of mobile app interfaces and UX.
  • Has a user-centered approach to product design.
  • Experienced in managing and developing a UI/UX Design team.
  • Experienced with a variety of UI/UX design subdisciplines and deliverables including style guides, UI/UX kit, and design system development; animation; rendering; illustration; iconography; typography.
  • Experienced in working with user researchers, UX designers, copywriters, engineers and product managers to drive strategy, vision, and execution.
  • Fluent in design programs. (Adobe suite, Invision, Sketch etc.)Have an interest in interior design. Understand the fundamentals and keep a pulse on trends.
  • Great team chemistry and fosters a fun collaborative work environment

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in UI/UX/Product Design including:
  • Recent experience in a product development setting within a mobile app company or a company with a strong mobile presence.
  • 5+ years managing mobile UI/UX design teams, including at least 2+ years managing teams of 5 or more.
  • Strong presentation skills that inspire and motivate the team

Experience managing a UI/UX Design team that completed projects on:

  • Content/media–based products
  • E-commerce apps
  • Localized products across international markets.

A portfolio of relevant UI/UX Design work, executed either by yourself or a team that you led, that conveys an ability to drive a systems-based visual design style into highly usable and highly functional applications.

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.