Tools UX Specialist

About the Employer

Rebellion creates its games using an internally developed engine and toolset. In order to maintain our position at the forefront of game development, we energetically pursue improvements to those tools and, thus, the quality of our world-leading games.

We are looking for an experienced and forward-looking Tools UX specialist to liaise with tech and game dev teams and to design and champion improvements to the power and usability of our tools.

The successful applicant will be joining a vibrant and robust independent developer with over 27 years of gaming history and an exciting future ahead of it. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute at a fundamental level towards the quality of all of our games.

Requirements

  • A strong knowledge and enthusiasm for the state of the art, and the future of, game dev tools
  • Practical expertise with a range of engines, level design and asset creation tools (UE4, Blender, Unity, Source)
  • A track record of utility UI design
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of game development and production processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Responsibilities

  • Develop expert knowledge of our toolset
  • Creatively and ambitiously contribute towards the tools roadmap
  • Work closely with all creative disciplines to facilitate their requirements
  • Work closely with our tech team to improve the capabilities and UX of the tool suite
  • Harvest and report feedback from the tools users
  • Write and maintain clear and concise documentation

Benefits

  • Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
  • Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
  • Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
  • Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
  • Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
  • Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
  • Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
  • Referral Bonus: Up to £2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
  • Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
  • Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
  • Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries