The Overwatch team is looking for an accomplished UI/UX designer with several years of experience creating engaging and immersive user interfaces. The work will be at the core of our player experience, from the intro screen to the in-game HUD. Our ideal candidate will understand the project vision and create user experiences that will be both intuitive and stay true to the visual identity of the game.
We will be asking you to work within our very collaborative team to create concepts and take them from a UX flow all the way to in-game UI. You will be working closely with other UI/UX designers, system & gameplay designers, engineers and design/art leads to create awesome features for Overwatch.
COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.
Create concepts, flows, layouts, mock-ups and prototypes
Collaborate with artists, engineers, and designers to create, implement a polished and fluid interface, leading to great user experience
Design awesome game interfaces that complement and develop the Overwatch style
Work together with the team throughout the design process, gathering actionable feedback and iterating at the appropriate levels
Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in UI/UX design, including some experience on AAA title(s)
Experience creating UI for multiple platforms – PC, consoles
Understanding of the distinctive Overwatch visual style and a drive to push it to the next level
Create and maintain UX wireframes and flows with Figma, XD, or other prototyping tools
Create polished visual designs using Adobe Creative Suite (eg. Photoshop, Illustrator)
Experience with front-end implementation (e.g., XAML, HTML5)
Able to communicate the UI/UX process effectively
Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback
Able to work creatively in a demanding team environment while helping others
Passion for playing and making games
Proficient in After Effects, Adobe Animate, or other motion graphic tools
Experience working in 3D
Shipped at least one AAA game as a UI/UX designer
Can apply an existing aesthetic to your layouts and prototypes
Experience in designing UI/UX for multiplayer games
Knowledgeable about online gameplay and first-person shooters
Submission / Portfolio requirements
Cover Letter is required
Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic and design skills required
Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album).
Must be willing to complete a UI/UX test if requested to do so
Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!
Job Status: Full-Time
Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine
Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.