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Get a job: Blizzard is hiring a User Interface Designer
Get a job: Blizzard is hiring a User Interface Designer
June 17, 2014 | By Staff




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Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

User Interface Designer, Blizzard Entertainment

Location: Irvine, CA

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a highly skilled and creative user interface (UI) designer to join the user interface team working on the future of Starcraft II and our next big hit Heroes of the Storm. This individual will help to define and execute the interactive vision of the user interface.

Responsibilities

Designing, prototyping, and implementing game and UI experiences that meet Blizzard’s demanding standards for quality.
Visualize the content and functionality of in-game and out-of-game user interfaces.
Create and maintain wireframes and user flows and coordinate with other team members to incorporate feedback and develop consensus.
Collaborate with designers, artists, programmers, and sound engineers to ensure innovative, attractive, and functional user experiences are delivered.
Act as a player advocate to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and visual excitement.

Requirements

Proven background in innovative and intuitive design with strong conceptual art skills
Comprehensive knowledge of layout
Deep understanding of UI usability principles
Previous experience designing UI for games
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative

Pluses

Experience working with a team of user interface designers
Passion for playing and making video games
Proficiency using Microsoft Visio, or an equivalent wireframing application
Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, and / or Adobe Illustrator
Experience designing applications for a global and multi-lingual user base
Excellent grasp of typography and color theory

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