Visual & UI Designer
Battle.net Irvine

We are looking for a visual designer with strong UI skills who wants to join our user experience team in order make awesome stuff for our players. You’ll be working with our Design Leads to help shape the vision for many of our Blizzard products – Battle.net website, our Desktop App, mobile apps, Shop, etc. We believe that designing from the gut is not enough, so we are looking for a UI designer that loves getting user validation and is not afraid of a user-centered design process. This means working closely with our UX designers and researchers to gain empathy with early stage user feedback, helping the team define goals and strategy, designing solutions together, and iterating until we reach Blizzard quality.

 

Responsibilities

Understand what our users are doing and why – Help UX designers, competitive analysis, and research support

Create and show solutions – Create visual strategies, wireframes, page layouts, interactions, prototypes, color palettes, icons, etc.

Iterate based on “validated learning” – Help with usability, interviews, and more designs – in collaboration with the research team

Deliver and follow through – Launch ideas (e.g. detailed designs, final assets, style guides, etc) and assist in post launch analysis with our analytics & research team

 

Requirements

Serious passion for user-centered design

Both a conceptual thinker and a detailed designer

Knows the difference between a project goal and a requirement

Minimum of 4 years as graphic designer, UX designer, UI designer, interaction designer, visual design, or similar

Experience and examples creating websites, software applications, interactive spaces, games and/or mobile applications

Examples of high-level visual strategy or style guides or UI libraries

Examples of highly detailed designs

Can prototype your ideas – whether high or low fidelity using the Adobe Suite, HTML, and/or Axure

Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) a resume, (iii) and URL or PDF of your portfolio. Only applicants with all three will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment 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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