Senior UX/UI Designer - Platform

TruPlay Games | United States

Posted Date 10/11/2021
Description

We believe that what people play matters. TruPlay develops mobile games that resonate with our 4 Foundations of Fun, Beauty, Excellence, and God’s Truth. With God’s Blessing, we will continue to reach Millions around the world and produce a tremendous amount of economic value for everyone involved.

 The Senior UX/UI Designer will play a critical role in the success of TruPlay’s content-delivery platform, and be responsible for the wireframing, designing and implementing of the UX & UI for this gateway into all of our Faith-based products. With a passion for UX and a keen eye for detail, the Platform Senior UX/UI Designer will work closely with Director of Platform, Product Management, Engineering, and Production to ensure that the Platform is well-understood by our players, and allows for iterative development and execution as the platform grows over time. Relying heavily on user testing and data, this important role will ensure the Platform adheres to our 4 Foundations, and matches or exceeds the quality seen in the top interactive choices available on the app store...all while remaining on schedule and budget.

Requirements:

Must Have:

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, customer support, and teaching skills
  • Passion for learning
  • Must be a technology industry veteran with a consistent track record of shipping high-quality applications
  • Success building digital entertainment experiences used by children.
  • Demonstrable UX and UI design skills, with a strong portfolio targeting mobile devices and web browsers.
  • Expertise with Unity3D and best practices using Unity’s UI system
  • Thorough understanding of user motivations to drive decision making
  • Strong background in graphic and visual art
  • Expertise in rapid prototyping
  • Expertise working with product managers and designers to produce product and feature specs that effectively communicate expected functionality to developers (7+ years)
  • Expertise in working to deadlines across multiple projects.
  • Experience working in an agile environment using scrum methodology.

Preferred:

  • Experience managing other artists & designers
  • Technical experience in working with Engineering to optimize UI for maximum performance
  • Familiarity with the Bible

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Director of Platform, Consumer Insights and Product Management to ensure all aspects of Platform UX and UI are delivered to expectations
  • Establish the UX/UI for the platform, ensuring consistency within the app and alignment with the brand
  • Design and implement scalable UX to allow for future growth and addition through live services
  • Identify opportunities to refine and improve existing user journeys, flows and experiences
  • Translate written and verbal requirements into visual examples
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows and rapid prototypes to effectively communicate user interaction and design features
  • Understanding the implications of performance, style, quality and continuity, and technical budgetary constraints
  • Maintain or exceed consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high-quality work
  • Keep up on current interactive entertainment offerings to ensure the Platform meets or exceeds the expectations of current consumers

Expected Results:

  • A best-in-class content delivery Platform that:
  • Is easy to navigate and drives users seamlessly to TruPlay’s content library
  • Meets a consistent and exacting quality bar
  • Conveys God’s Truth
  • Highly-polished, simple and effective UX/UI treatment which provides appropriate feedback to our players
  • An established and understood process for iteratively creating wireframes and prototypes for user testing before implementation in the final product

Professional Experience/Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in UX/UI creation for mobile apps aimed at a younger audience
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes and rapid prototypes to translate written and verbal requirements into visual examples
  • Ability to manage time and work effectively and efficiently to produce deliverables in a fast-paced, multi-project environment
  • Proficiency in visual design and wire-framing tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma) as well as in HTML, JavaScript, ProtoPie or other for rapid prototyping
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Exemplary communication (oral and written), presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex interaction concepts clearly and persuasively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies
  • Set an optimistic tone and promote communication and teamwork
  • Lead by example

Character:

For our Culture

  • High Commitment to TruPlay’s Purpose
  • Lives a life of integrity
  • Treats others as they would want to be treated
  • Coachable

For This Role

  • Passionate about educating children in fun ways

About Us:

Our Core team and content have been used by God to:

  • Reach Millions of people with our games across the world
  • See over 25,000 people coming to Christ with His Hand
  • Create new TruPlay game designs that have tested incredibly well
  • Move to our team from XBox, Nintendo, PlayStation, Sony, Disney, Apple, Fortnite, Skylander, Lightside

Our products stand on 4 Foundations:

  • Truth – Our games are woven with God’s Story
  • Fun – Our players should be delighted and excited
  • Excellence – Our games resonate with high-quality features, tech, and storytelling
  • Beauty – Our artwork and audio are spectacular

Location: Our office is headquartered in Austin, Texas implementing a Hybrid remote work policy

 

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