Technical UX Designer

343 Industries - Microsoft
Redmond, WA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

343 Industries is looking for a Technical UX Designer to join our team on the next Halo shooter experience. As a Technical UX Designer, you create user interface systems for menus, navigation, player customization, and the HUD.  Working with teams across the studio to create a wide variety of features from spec to screen, the Technical UX Designer takes ideas and makes them real and accessible.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities                    

  • Create feature specs, flows, and wireframes to define the user experience
  • Collaborate with Designers, Producers, Engineers, and Artists to create in-engine prototypes
  • Implement, iterate, and polish final on-screen experiences
  • Drive open communication across disciplines
  • Represent users of all types by creating experiences that are accessible to everyone    

Qualifications 

  • 2+ years of experience as a UX designer/developer for games or consumer-facing services
  • An online portfolio of shipped, interactive features
  • Highly proficient in object-oriented programming languages (C#, LUA, etc.)
  • Ability to pick up complex tools and experience with gaming industry tools and pipelines
  • Deep understanding of user interface design and usability principles
  • Talent for identifying and solving complex usability issues
  • Exceptional cross-discipline communication and presentation skills
  • Passion for games and all types of gamers

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

About the Company

343 Industries has a single mission: Build incredible Halo experiences. 343 Industries is part of Microsoft Studios, and the steward of the Halo universe. We build the stories, the worlds, and the gameplay that make Halo such an iconic and innovative franchise.

Halo is one of the largest entertainment properties in the world. With over 65 million games sold, New York Times best-selling novels, action figures, apparel and much, much more, this multi-billion dollar franchise has revolutionized console gaming and established a rich and expansive universe for its devoted fans. This is your chance to contribute your passion and vision to one of the most exciting intellectual properties and on one of the most talented teams in the industry.