Design Job: Interface Designer at Insomniac Games

Do you dream of a job in game design? Insomniac Games is looking for an interface designer for its North Carolina studio. Click through to learn more and apply:

Do you love interpreting user research into innovative design solutions? Could you do it in your sleep? Is creating the most polished compelling game experience something you dream about at night? Is your personal quest to make the most awesome user experience? Insomniac Games is looking for an Interface Designer, for our North Carolina studio, who would be responsible for design elements and functionality of User Interface. The ideal UI designer excels at delivering exceptional user experiences through the creation of cutting edge designs, so it’s time make your dreams a reality!

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Designs logic, layout, and flow of all in game User Interface (UI) including: HUD, Menus, and Lobby
  • Develops the look of the HUD, menus and lobby
  • Creates final assets for the UI
  • Collaborate with designers, artists and programmers on UI design and implementation
  • Act as point person for UI
  • Scripts logic and game interaction of Menus, Lobby, and any script based HUD elements
  • Work closely with Localization Coordinator to ensure that the UI accommodates demands by all supported territories
  • Assist with any design overflow (replay plan, mini-games, etc.)
  • Other duties may be assigned

Education and/or experience that you bring with you:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Highly proficient at ActionScript 3.0, ActionScript 2.0, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, and Photoshop.
  • Strong grasp of MS Word, Visio, and Excel.
  • Experience with programming is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-directed and ability to work independently.
  • Highly familiar with online/multiplayer games and lobby designs.
  • Art, layout, and graphic design experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with usability testing and ability to interpret results a plus.

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