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For over 30 years, Naughty Dog has been crafting best-selling, critically acclaimed games that constantly push the boundaries of narrative, gameplay, and technology. Our most recent game, The Last of Us Part II, has received over 300 Game of the Year awards and three of our games are among the top 10 highest scored games on the PlayStation 4. As a part of the Naughty Dog legacy, you’ll become a part of continuing the development of extraordinary and enduring experiences for a broad, global range of audiences.

Naughty Dog is looking for a Tools Designer to craft interfaces and empower artists to push the possibilities in content creation! This may mean creating new UI that changes the way we interact with the worlds we create, designing workflows that help elevate the stories our artists build, or improving the functionality and look of existing tools – join our team in crafting tools as evocative as our games!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build user interfaces for multiple disciplines throughout our production pipeline

  • Coordinate closely with artists, designers and back-end programmers to both create new, and evolve current workflows and tools

  • Architect and promote a shared visual language.

  • Create widgets and write low-level libraries that can be shared

  • Ensuring interfaces are user-friendly, effective and well documented

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirement & Skills:

  • Passion for building interactive and cheerful user experiences

  • Proven experience with Python, PyQT/PySide

  • Understanding of good UX / UI Design and core principles of design systems and UI kit creation

  • Proficiency in prototyping tools such as Adobe XD or Figma

  • Experience creating productivity software with an understanding of usability and architectural patterns ( e.g. MVVM )

Bonus Skills:

  • Knowledge of 3d software such as Maya and Houdini

  • Experience in C++ or C#

  • Familiarity with content creation and game development workflows

As part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates should expect to be given a technical interview and may be asked to complete an art test.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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