UI/UX Designer - Vancouver, BC | Piranha Games Inc. | FreshGigs.ca | 13/01/14
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UI/UX Designer full-time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Piranha Games Inc. ()
Category: Design
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How do you feel about creating something that millions of people in the world will view and use every day? Do you thrive for designing elements that will assist with user experience and its functionalities? If you’re up to the challenge, we’d like to hear from you!

At Piranha Games, we have an exciting opportunity for a UI/UX Designer to join our talented team. In this position, you will apply your artistic sensibility to create visual design that is functional and appealing. You will also be collaborating with other team members to create and enhance the user experience to the cutting edge level.

What you will be doing:

  • Conceptualize and prototype interface functionality and aesthetic with the Design team
  • Take direction and feedback, interpret existing style guides, and execute visual  design work while adding appropriate visual ideas
  • Assist in design of user interface flow and function
  • Ensure user interface is usable, aesthetically pleasing, and efficient
  • Work with UI Engineers to ensure correct implementation of designs
  • Involve in building UI screens and components as required
  • Actively participate in shaping the success of the team
  • Perform other ad-hoc responsibilities as required

What you will bring with you:

  • 3+ years of interface design experience, preferably in the gaming industry
  • Expert abilities in Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and motion graphics
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating skills in visual design and layout, interface design, icon design, and usability principles
  • Experience with wireframe prototyping as well as creating high-fidelity mock-ups
  • Capable of working with little instruction to resolve demanding tasks, as well as work with internal teams
  • Self-driven and able to work effectively in a small team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

What we consider as pluses!

  • Experience working with CryEngine 3 or Scaleform
  • Understanding of game production pipelines
  • Knowledge and appreciation of a wide variety of game genres and art styles
  • Interests and desire to contribute to gameplay and game design
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