Principal UX Designer

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-06-11

Epic Games

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic's success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment.

Whether it's building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we're always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We're constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

UX DESIGN

What We Do

We design customer and user-focused experiences that are fresh and innovative while problem-solving by anticipating user behavior and hurdles.

We approach the most complex of problems and address them with simple, intuitive, and useful solutions.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a talented, experienced Principal UX Designer to help us design the future of Fortnite's player experience and UI.

In this position, you will collaborate with other Principals and Directors to craft a new forward-facing design vision. You will work closely with UX researchers to establish a dialog with players and help us understand what they want from Fortnite's UI.

You will lead efforts to build and standardize a set of design pillars, thematics, and principles that can guide our UX / UI team's future-facing efforts.

You will lead the effort to define the quality bar for what great UX is and work to empower and mentor other UX designers within our team to meet that bar.

In this role, you will

  • Work with Game Designers to translate goals of future-facing Fortnite efforts into compelling player-facing experiences
  • Establish design pillars, thematics, and principles for Fortnite's future-facing UI
  • Collaborate with Visual Designers and UX Research to level up the UX & UI of Fortnite
  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, and documentation that clearly convey ideas
  • Produce UX design work such as competitive analysis, information architecture, content strategy, user stories, journey mapping, and accessibility standards
  • Present and pitch designs to Product Managers, Developers, and Stakeholders
  • Lead efforts to resolve design discrepancies across Fortnite

What we're looking for

  • You have 10+ years of experience working collaboratively to design features and complex UX systems through to completion across multiple platforms (mobile, web, pc, consoles)
  • You have 10+ years of experience working in Agile environments and on multi-disciplinary teams
  • You have at least 5+ years of experience shipping updates and new features to users on a regular cadence
  • You're a tastemaker in the UX design field. You have an articulate take on design systems. You come to the table with ideas on where you'd like to take the Fortnite player experience
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with at least 6-8 years of experience presenting to team members and stakeholders
  • You are skilled with Figma, the Adobe Suite, and prototyping software
  • You are known for your ability to take complex spaces and boil them down into clear, easy to understand wireframes and prototypes
  • You have a strong online portfolio demonstrating user-centered design solutions and expertly crafted design systems, all with strong visual direction and interaction design
  • You're highly proactive and able to work autonomously, but really enjoy collaborating as part of a high-performing team

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS EPIC LIFE

We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents and offer coverage for supplemental medical, dental, vision, critical illness, telemedicine, Life and AD&D, long term disability insurance as well as weekly indemnity (short term disability) and a retirement savings plan with a competitive employer match.

In addition to the EAP (employee assistance program), we also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we've been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before.

Epic's award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.

As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies : Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.

e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party.

Further details on these matters can be found here.

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