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Designer, UX

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Job Title
Designer, UX Time Warner
Division
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group WB Business Unit NetherRealm Industry Games – Development & Publishing Area of
Interest
Game Development/Publishing Location United States - Illinois - Chicago Requisition # 163656BR Position
Type
Full Time Company Overview Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit Overview The creative team that brought Mortal Kombat and Injustice to life is now NetherRealm Studios, part of the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment family. With over 20 years of creation under our belts, NetherRealm’s mission remains the same; to create cutting edge entertainment and deliver industry leading tech, game art and overall gaming experiences. NetherRealm Studios is a collaborative and creative environment, constantly striving to up the ante on what is possible in interactive entertainment. We encompass the best of both worlds – a team of dedicated professionals with years of experience, who are also at the forefront of an industry taking over the entertainment landscape. The passion and energy that made Mortal Kombat a reality is still on display every day in our offices, our hallways and most definitely the studio’s arcade room! Posting Job Description NetherRealm Studios, a division of WB Games Inc. seeks a User Experience Designer to join the Mobile team behind the "Injustice 2" and "Mortal Kombat X" games. The UX Designer will work with the UI/UX Lead, fellow UX Designers, Production Management and Game Designers to gather requirements, create screen flows, wireframes, product prototypes, assist in content development, and in developing usability test plans. Testing feedback and data analysis will also inform iterative changes to our designs.
 
You should be familiar with mobile industry best practices and proficient with Axure or an equivalent. Ideal candidates will be able to work collaboratively with Devs and Visual Designers yet also self-direct their work when necessary.
 
Netherrealm has a strong history of developing solid action games and we’re on track to continue doing so. We value new ideas and hard work, however as a game studio we try to keep a fun and casual environment.
 
What part will you play?
 
  • UX Design (Wireframing, prototyping)
  • Requirements Gathering
  • User Testing
  • User Research
 
What do we require from you?
 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field.
  • 3 or more years of UX design experience.
  • Experience designing for mobile games or applications.
  • Previous game development experience is a plus.
  • Prior experience in launching consumer apps or games.
  • Proficient in Axure or equivalent wireframing and prototyping software.
  • Knowledge of UI /UX industry standards and trends.
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills.
  • Ability to adapt and manage shifting priorities as projects evolve.
  • Familiar with the Agile process.
  • Body of work showcasing your process, iterations, and final product.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with video games and mobile apps.
  • A desire to create a strong end product.
  • Strong desire to design industry-leading games and ship the highest quality AAA games.

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The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.