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The UI/UX team at Insomniac Games is growing and we're looking for a talented Senior UI/UX Programmer to join our team. As the Senior UI/UX Programmer you will be responsible for the creation of industry-leading user experiences for developer- and player-facing products. Designs and develops solutions that enable the player to navigate, locate information, and accomplish goals while maximizing the end-user experience by prioritizing usability and accessibility. Contributes legible, functional, and performant code to features, systems, layouts, and tools, as needed. If this sounds like you, please read on!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Collaborates with artists, designers, and developers to implement and deploy consistent and intuitive user experiences that support the art, design, and technical vision for games
Owns and iterates on impactful user-facing features and systems through all phases of the game development cycle from prototype to polish for a single game
Plans and deploys improvements to the development process creating efficiencies beyond the team, while modeling what exemplary UI/UX looks like
Advances the capabilities of existing UI/UX tools and current industry trends
Proactively drives what and how work needs to be created and implemented
Contributes to the documentation of team institutional knowledge
Communicates nuanced concepts and ideas effectively by embracing a shared language in order to solidify partnerships across functions and teams
Proactively encourages and enables mentorship and growth opportunities for the team
Promotes the importance of well-being and inclusivity within the organization, acting as a vocal proponent for the needs of the team
Advocates relentlessly for our players and the end-to-end user experience
Other duties may be assigned
Education and/or Experience:
Eight plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to adhere to the prevalent coding style and practices, including source control standards
Thorough understanding of procedural and object-oriented programming paradigms
Familiarity with commercial content creation packages (Adobe suite, specifically Flash/Animate, or Maya) a plus
Ability to use common workplace collaborative software like Microsoft Office products.
Solid instincts for game design and innovative user experiences.
Passion for game accessibility and player advocacy.
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative environment.
Ability to present ideas and research in a way that makes it actionable and easily understandable for all audiences.
Flexibility in the face of schedule changes and shifting timetables.