Playstation

UX Senior Designer

28 days ago

About Playstation

PlayStation isnโ€™t just the Best Place to Play โ€” itโ€™s also the Best Place to Work. Today, weโ€™re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStationยฎ5, PlayStationยฎ4, PlayStationยฎVR, PlayStationยฎPlus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced UX Designer to join the Haven Entertainment Studios project team. The Sr UX Designer will work closely with the Game director to help shape the creation and development of the game design direction for the next generation of games. They will develop and design user experience rules, menu flows and accessibility guidelines that translate the vision into a playable experience. They will work within a collaborative multidisciplinary environment to ensure the delivery of high quality features with the consumer needs always at the forefront.

Direction

The Senior UX Designer will report to the Production Director.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Game director to shape the game design direction and break down direction into a clear set of features, deliverables and tasks.
  • Develop the user experience vision for the game with a focus on user interfaces, menu flows, accessibility and social interactions
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes through all stages of production to create great player experiences.
  • Work in a cross-functional team and act as a regular liaison within that team as well as with management and other creative and technical co-leads to ensure the cohesiveness of the work.
  • Communicate design through multiple means to effectively ensure that gameplay intentions and work to be done are understood by all team members.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Extensive UX designer experience with at least one shipped title in that field.
  • Strong understanding of UX/UI principles
  • Understanding and experience in effectively incorporating user data and metrics into design.
  • Excellent ability to organize and structure his/her own work and communicate effectively with a diverse audience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working as UX designer on at least one title.
  • Experience designing and working on a live service game with an understanding of design best practices for games as a service.
  • Good knowledge of all aspects and dependencies of UX, UI, accessibility and social systems
  • Knowledge with Data Visualization tools

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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