Senior UX/UI Designer

5 days ago
Austin, Texas • fulltime

Kabam

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Are you a champion of Human-Centered Design and have a passion for games?

You're focused on creating meaningful experiences for all types of people. You’re curious about everything and are continually digging into the ‘why’s’. You enjoy working closely with a wide range of professionals and never shy away from contributing your vision to the team. Always looking to challenge yourself and others - you thrive in a high-feedback culture where you can grow, innovate and iterate to solve design problems. You are a natural leader and enjoy providing guidance and mentorship as much as you enjoy learning from others. And finally, you’re looking for innovative, passionate and creative people to face these challenges with!

Sound like a match? Kabam Austin is looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to join us! We don’t just make games, we play and love them too. (We are also looking for an intermediate UX/UI Designer - feel free to apply if you are interested in that role as well!)

In this role, you can expect to:
  • Drive features from beginning to end by presenting work, guiding conversations, coordinating with stakeholders to work on timelines
  • Work collaboratively with other discipline members such as: 
- Game designers to discuss features and problems, create wireframes, and produce screen mockups and assets
- Engineers to review technical requirements and implementations of screen
- QA analysts to deliver all functionality annotations and answer question
- Live Operations team members to ensure all planned events are supported
- Back-end programming team to discuss technical requirements
  • Mentor and coach junior UI/UX Designers
  • Learn and share best practices of UI and UX design with the team
  • Advocate for the User and UX design in the studio
At Kabam, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that together as a team we can triumph in our collective skill.  Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture and drive to do what it takes to make great games. And this is where you come in..

Your background includes:
  • 5+ years of experience as a professional UI/UX Designer
  • Ability to take complex information and turn it into user-friendly UI design
  • Ability to produce high quality work quickly, iterating toward the best solution
  • Strong skills in crafting effective Profiles, User Journeys, Flows, Wireframes and Interactions
  • Strong passion for human-centered design challenges
  • Strong passion for gaming - Experience working on mobile games is a plus!
  • A strong portfolio showcasing User Interface Design, User Experience, Visual Design, Low/High fidelity prototyping etc.
  • Understanding of “freemium” business model, including customer acquisition, retention, and monetization
  • Bonus points if you have experience in working with Unity
For those who want to take it up a notch, we’d love to see you have:
  • Passion for video games and the latest mobile gaming trends
  • Experience with User Research & methodologies
Join a vibrant and passionate group of innovators who are committed to providing exceptional user experiences and user interfaces to Kabam’s games. Be the voice of the user as you help us build world-class free-to-play games.

Interested? Apply Now and start the conversation with us. Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.

About Kabam

Kabam is a world leader of free-to-play games for mobile devices. Console quality graphics and next generation technology are the hallmark of Kabam games. Kabam merges the art of game design and the science of consumer behaviour to create immersive games enjoyed by players around the world. Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight and won several awards including Apple Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year. Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.

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