Principal Technical UI Designer
ProbablyMonsters is looking for a creative, technical, and collaborative
Principal Technical UI Designer. You will join a team focusing on action
game play, world building, level design, AI, and character design during the
early phases of game development.
We are seeking a Principal Technical UI Designer who is experienced in
developing gameplay and/or heroes for action games. We are in an early phase
of development where exploration and innovation happen quickly and are
balanced against building tools and hardening the core game. We are all
enthusiastic about helping to shape a culture of collaboration and trust while
creating best-in-class action game experiences.
WHO YOU ARE:
Enthusiastic about user experience and design fundamentals.
An expert in designing and building systems that solve technical design
Comfortable working in the highly iterative and ambiguous realities of
early game development.
Unwavering in your desire to create a positive and inclusive work culture.
Effective at identifying challenges and communicating them effectively
where there is limited information.
Motivated and independent, unafraid to ask for help when needed, and
always willing to offer help.
Skilled at giving and receiving feedback on game design and interpersonal
Eager to balance innovative and practical solutions to creative challenges
that meet deadlines and also excite players.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Drive the creation of core UI features that enhance the user experience.
Develop UI architecture using in-engine data and scripting.
Drive the development of UI systems both in and out of game including
account progression and monetization.
Work directly with leadership to ensure that the vision is being properly
executed and clearly communicated internally and externally.
Use Unreal tools and pipeline processes to implement visual designs
including text, bitmaps, and animations.
Exhibit expert design knowledge to creatively solve complex problems,
considering UX principles and technical limitations.
Attend playtests and provide constructive feedback across all aspects of
Communicate technical requirements and iterate on UI design workflows and
pipelines through all phases of development, effectively managing scope
Support the team with desk side communication.
8+ years of professional experience as a Designer.
Experienced in UI/UX design and knowledgeable in many other areas of
Advanced Blueprint or related scripting engine experience and/or
foundational experience programming in C++/C#.
ProbablyMonsters is a AAA independent video game company that aims to
change the way games are made. We unite a diverse roster of development teams
in a healthy, rewarding culture. We believe empowered creators build the most
engaging games and deliver the best player experiences.
ProbablyMonsters 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
We provide a rich benefits package:
Medical Coverage - health, dental, and vision paid at 100% for the employee and dependents are subsidized by the Company.
Healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance.
401(k) with an annual contribution by the Company.
Paid holidays and vacation, bereavement leaves, and parental leave.
Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part-time and
temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt (salaried) position.
The full salary range for this position is $169,000 - $262,000 per year.
The upper third of the salary range is typically reserved for existing
employees who demonstrate strong performance over time. When an offer is
made, many factors are considered, such as your unique experience and
skills, where you live, where the work will be performed, what similar
jobs pay, internal equity, and what you're looking for.
In addition to base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for
additional incentives, such as a sign-on bonus and short- and long-term
incentives. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.