UI/UX Director

BIG IP - AAA Studio - Remote Options Available

North Vancouver
Job Type
Salary on application
8 days ago

Skillsearch is looking for a passionate UI/UX Director who enjoys working on an agile, vibrant team that brings high-quality VR projects to life. This full-time UI/UX role is based in Vancouver, Canada, with remote working options and comes with a generous salary and benefits package. 

As a talented UI/UX Director, you will collaborate with a team of designers, engineers and UX/UI specialists to develop efficient UI systems and user-friendly experiences. You will also work with the Creative Director and Lead Game Designer to define the user experience in the game and prototype spaces and interactions in VR/AR. 

To give you an idea of how this UI/UX job would look and feel, here are some things you could expect to do: 

  • Test for scale and usability while working with artists to concept and model the User Interface (UI) 
  • Direct, manage and mentor a team of UI/UX designers and developers 
  • Own the pipeline for UX and UI and work closely with the Creative Director 
  • Assist in coordinating usability testing and create action plans for Users Experience (UX) improvements 

To apply for this UI/UX Designer role, you will need 4+ years of industry experience as a UI/UX Designer in a principal or managerial capacity, with a minimum of one game shipped or worked on in your portfolio. You will also require the following: 

  • Proven experience managing people 
  • A portfolio to show a variety of UI styles and projects 
  • Experience working with VR/AR 
  • Expertise in 2D/3D illustration and design for game UI, web or mobile app development 
  • Familiarity with Social VR and 3D creation and prototyping tools and apps such as Microsoft Maquette, Recroom, Gravity Sketch, etc. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package, including 3 weeks of paid parental leave, generous annual vacation time and personal health days, paid studio closure for the winter holidays, training and career development opportunities and more! The company also offers the choice of fully remote, in-studio or a hybrid work arrangement for Vancouver employees.  

Please reach out to Wade from the Skillsearch team today at wp@skillsearch.com to apply and register your interest in this full-time UI/UX Director position in Vancouver. We'd be thrilled to hear from you. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Wade Pollington

Game Design and Production Consultant

Wade works on our Design and Production desk alongside Andy, and if you ever doubted that our team are true games lovers, he’s here to prove you wrong! In his spare time you can find Wade building intricate stories for his role as a Dungeon Master in DND, or at his local game store playing TTRPG games. Games aren’t his only love however, his favourite memory being seeing the Northern Lights on a birthday hike in Findland! Get in touch with Wade to discuss Design and Production opportunities today...

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

North America: +1 (437) 887 2477


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