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Director, UX / UI - Social Ecosystem

Epic Games

Bellevue, WA 03-10-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

As Director, UXUI - Social Ecosystem, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Epic's network strategy. You will lead design for cross-platform social products (mobile, in-game, and as a third party service) that will enable users to connect and collaborate across Epic's games, marketplaces, and tools.

You will manage several small teams, leading by example. You will work with design, product, and engineering leads across several organizations, building successful strategic partnerships that will help make Epic so much more than the sum of its parts. The right candidate has an eye for detail, can paint the big picture, and has a deep love of craft and quality. We're in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

In this role, you will
• Leading a multidisciplinary UX team to ship best-in-class user experiences
• Working as a strategic partner with Engineering and Product Management leadership peers to set the long term vision for a suite of focus areas, and define the overall strategy and direction for the group
• Deep, foundational understanding of and ability to lead, all UX disciplines (Research, Design, Content Strategy, and User Experience Design)
• Fostering a culture of building and shipping with speed, consistency, and quality. You will also have a strong, scalable approach to balancing immediate needs to deliver value to our users today while setting ourselves and our merchants up for long term success
• Supporting your teams in their personal growth and development while also leveling up design quality in a fast-paced environment

What we're looking for
• Proven track record as both an individual contributor and people leader in User Experience or Product Design
• Experience leading teams of multidisciplinary UX practitioners, including research, marketing design, user experience design, and content strategy
• Expert knowledge of the end-to-end iterative product design process, with an emphasis on experimentation, instrumentation, and metrics
• Proven collaboration with product and engineering teams for driving user-centered design processes
• Curiosity and empathy for a range of customer types
• Excellent communication, coaching, and storytelling skills

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r786w6-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.