Lead UI Designer
17 days ago
Job Title:Lead UI Designer
Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. We are located in Woodland Hills, California, just outside of Los Angeles and have offices in Poland, Mexico and our newest in Austin, Texas.
A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.
Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/ , on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/ , and @InfinityWard on Twitter.
As a Lead UI Designer you will lead and manage a small team of UI Designers and participate in the creation and maintenance of a functioning, iterative UI pipeline, in collaboration with team members from other disciplines.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
- Create UI layout, script functionality, and animation of UI features.
- Create and/or integrate assets and test functionality of UI widgets.
- Work closely with our UI/UX Director, UI Leads and other UI/UX Designers on implementing and scrutinizing UI components.
- Work closely with producers and other stakeholders on scope estimates and schedules.
- 5+ years developing for PC and console, as well as one shipped title.
- 2+ years of leading a team of UI Designer/Scripters.
Knowledge & Skills
- Passionate and knowledgeable about UI and UX, and able to articulate this.
- High level proficiency with scripting languages (Lua, ActionScript, C#, Python, React JS).
- Must be proficient in Figma, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision Blizzard 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.
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