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Future Games of London

Senior UX Designer

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Future Games of London
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ London

Future Games of London is a Ubisoft studio that designs, develops and operates free-to-play mobile and digital console games. Founded in September 2009, FGOL create original and unique games such as the Hungry Shark series which has been enjoyed by over half a billion people worldwide.

We are a dedicated team with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a forward thinking studio in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.

Over the next 5 years, we expect to be typically developing two to three projects in parallel, with regularly scheduled new releases added to our catalogue.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Create mockups and wireframes and form them into interactive prototypes using relevant tools.
  • Create user flow charts to maximize navigation efficiency.
  • Work with game designers and UI artists to translate game system requirements into seamless experiences.
  • Collaborate on documentation to keep content user-friendly and digestible to all players.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders on marketability, user research and player personas, particularly in data analysis and marketing.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to understand the player journey and provide and validate solutions.
  • Advocate for UX as a discipline at every stage of game development.
  • Respond to feedback and iterate where necessary.

Key Requirements

  • Strong portfolio of previous UX work, including process.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design principles.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in wireframing.
  • Proven experience in UX design for games, particularly mobile and free-to-play.
  • Proficiency in an interactive prototyping software (eg. Adobe XD, Proto.io, InVision etc).
  • Proficiency in Adobe packages (Photoshop, Illustrator etc).
  • Clear communication and critical thinking skills.
  • An understanding of current mobile game trends.

Nice To Have

  • Credited game design experience.
  • Knowledge of/training in art.
  • Experience with Unity UI and knowledge of technical restrictions and implementation processes.
  • Skills in animation and/or special effects.
  • Scripting knowledge.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Flexible office working hours
  • 25 days of annual leave + 8 UK Bank holiday + Christmas company day(s) off
  • 1 day off if you get married (Wedding Day)
  • Sick pay
  • Fresh fruit selection delivered 3 times a week, Free monthly breakfasts, Team Lunches
  • Beer fridge & Selected wines + other beverages
  • Weekly Football, Pool table, ping pong tournaments, poker nights, Office events, social gatherings, Fun Games room
  • Birthday Cakes/Cards
  • Summer & Christmas parties, Roof terrace area
  • Training Budgets
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare, Reduced gym membership, life insurance, critical illness & Disability cover
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan (for tube/rail costs), Annual mobile phone/tablet allowance
  • Profitability bonus
  • Recruitment Referral Fee awards
  • Plus much more!