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Job Description

In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative game plays we are looking for Graduates in User Experience Design.

The Ubisoft Graduate Program is a two-year international program for fresh Graduates who expect a career accelerator into the games industry. They will benefit from an individual development plan and follow-up in order to develop their skills in UX Design.

Local track: Over two years in the same studio, Graduates will have the opportunity to work on thrilling projects with multi-disciplinary teams in an international environment

As part of the production team, reporting to the Game Design job family, the UX Designer plays a critical role to translate the vision of the game into a comfortable experience for the player.

Your job is key in building immersive player experience: you are responsible for ensuring immersion and consistency in the game. During the production, you have an impact on a wide scope and you connect with diverse fields of game development: gamefeel (Gameplay programmers), Game Design (game & level designers), UI design, playtest (User research department).

As a member of a game development team, you are involved involved in a variety of missions such as:

  • Support and work with the development team to iterate and improve the game within the player eye

  • Create personas to help define the user base and understand player’s needs.

  • Create detailed wireframes (describe solutions in the game design that will guide production)

  • Work closely with the game designers to identify controls and inputs which support interactions, in order to ensure a seamless and consistent user experience.

  • Participate in the conception of world logic, layout and all user interfaces running the game (including HUD, menus and lobby) by applying information architecture & accessibility principles ;

  • Ensure all signs & feedback provide clear information within the game through accessibility best practices;

  • Ensure interactions responsiveness matches expectations

  • Plan and coordinate new playtest methodologies focusing on the player experience. Share, analyze and apply this feedback and data to optimize the game experience.

  • Use your own experience as a gamer along with your knowledge of user-centered design to achieve both players’ and business’ goals

  • Educate & evangelize the importance of human factors, players’ feedback & data-driven decision-making in end to end user experience design

Qualifications

  • You have already graduated or will be graduating in 2022 from a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Game design, Interaction design / Human Computer Interaction / Ergonomics, Cognitive sciences, Gameplay programming or equivalent and have less than 1 year of experience (excluding internships and apprenticeships)

  • You have good game design and art skills as well as UI and ergonomic understanding

  • You have an interest in programming and all topics related to technology

  • You are interested in cognitive sciences, user-centered design and player experience

  • You have great communication skills: you can influence with impact various partners, you are bold and proactive, and you can turn complex problems into simple products

  • You have a creative mindset

  • You are passionate by video games and gaming culture

  • As we are an international company, you are fluent in English and geographically mobile

Additional Information

Application period: January 2nd (10:00am Paris time) – February 28th (6:30pm Paris time)

Studios offering this opportunity are located in: Chengdu (China), Malmö (Sweden), Milan (Italy)

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We develop an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our players’ community.

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