Full Time Job

Expert UX Designer

Activision

Santa Monica, CA 02-08-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Your Mission

As an Expert UX Designer at Activision, you will work within the Consumer Technology group to develop requirements, wireframes and prototypes supporting various software projects. Candidates should have experience working with large scale software applications while engaging both business users and engineers.

Key responsibilities include:
• Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with business stakeholders and engineers.
• Apply and influence others in the organization to engage in best UX practices.
• Create wireframes, mockups, user flows, prototypes, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design concepts.
• Participate in identifying and defining strategic initiatives as well as supporting those efforts.
• Conduct user experience research and testing.
• Lead and mentor other UX and UI designers.
• Prepare and present wireframes and prototypes to internal teams and stakeholders.

Player Profile
• Excellent communication skills.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.
• Strong prioritization skills and ability to change focus in a dynamic environment.
• Ability to deliver against multiple projects with minimal oversight.
• Experience using user-research methods and analytics to guide product direction.
• Demonstrate proficiency with wireframing and prototyping tools, such as Figma and Sketch.
• Demonstrate experience developing and communicating UX design guidelines and best practices.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of user-centered design product development.
• Bachelor's degree and at least four years experience OR at least six years experience developing UX designs for software projects.

Your Platform

We're headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.
Our World

Great Games Start with Great People! This is an exciting time to join us!

Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years-as the leading developer and publisher of video games, our teams have created some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved entertainment franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works at Activision what their favorite thing about it is, and they'll tell you it's the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure, and resources, but our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee's brilliance.

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our current portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, and Crash Bandicoot™.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. A member of the S&P 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's ''100 Best Companies To Work For®,'' ''World's Best Employers,'' as well as ''Most Admired Companies.'' In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree and at least four years experience OR at least six years experience developing UX designs for software projects.

Responsibilities:

Reporting To: Director. As an Expert UX Designer at Activision, you will work within the Consumer Technology group to develop requirements, wireframes and prototypes supporting various software projects. Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with business stakeholders and engineers. Apply and influence others in the organization to engage in best UX practices. Create wireframes, mockups, user flows, prototypes, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design concepts. Participate in identifying and defining strategic initiatives as well as supporting those efforts. Conduct user experience research and testing. Lead and mentor other UX and UI designers. Prepare and present wireframes and prototypes to internal teams and stakeholders. Experience using user-research methods and analytics to guide product direction. Demonstrate experience developing and communicating UX design guidelines and best practices.

Skills:

engineers, stakeholders, site maps, ui, user experience research, software projects, communication, user-research methods, mockups, software applications, figma, user-centered design, prioritization, ux design, work in a fast-paced environment, wireframes, sketch, user flows, strategic initiatives, ux, research methods, excellent communication skills., User Researcher, UX Designer, Senior UI & UX Designer, Senior Product Designer, Principal UX Designer, UX Manager, Senior UX Designer, Product Designer, Senior UX Designer Consultant, UX Strategist

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and at least four years experience

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Company Profile
Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.