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Senior UI Technical Designer

Playstation

San Diego, CA 02-17-2021
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Job Description

Senior UI Technical Designer

San Diego Studio

PlayStation seeks a highly skilled User Interface Technical Designer to build and support our game's front-end user interfaces. Here, you will partner with interface artists by using redlines and mock-ups to develop and implement flexible interface systems. Occasionally, tasks may include some ambiguity, so we seek designers able to consider the entire picture and eager to overcome complex tasks. If this is you, please apply.

Responsibilities:
• Implement interface screens pixel-perfect to mock-ups and redlines crafted by interface artists.
• Improve implementation practices and inefficiencies by establishing system-based UI frameworks (including shared texture and component libraries).
• Assist in evaluating our proprietary UI editor and developing a roadmap of improvements.
• Work alongside forward-thinking UI Artists and Game Designers to ensure mock-ups are technically feasible.
• Collaborate with a hardworking engineering team to put in place data contracts for screen development.
• Help us build wireframes or mock-ups as the opportunities arise.

Qualifications:
• Professional work history with video games (or related) developing user interfaces and work within UI frameworks.
• Strong technical skills and the ability to adapt with the industries newest technology, workflows and software.
• Basic knowledge of software programming's standard methodologies and terminology.
• Experience working on AAA console games or mobile experiences.
• Teammate with strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to produce high quality work quickly within strict deadlines and time constraints.
• Ability to iterate and adapt to feedback from design and playtest results.

Nice to have:
• Knowledge of animation standard methodologies.
• Multi-platform experience developing for mobile or responsive web.
• Intermediate knowledge of Figma and Photoshop.
• Strong understanding of user experiences, including UX, design, animation, art and tooling.

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Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.