Lead UX/UI Designer (new mobile shooter)

Kyiv, Ukraine
UX/UI Design

Wargaming MS-1 studio is looking for a Lead UX/UI Designer to apply her/his skills on an exciting new multiplayer shooter with a third-person view targeting a worldwide mobile audience.

You will design and develop a brand-new gaming experience, questioning the edges of existing patterns, models, and principles, pushing mobile gaming to the entirely new level.

In this role, you will take charge of hands-on design of the game interfaces, as well as drive the team of UX/UI designers (mentoring, training, knowledge sharing). You will tune cross-team communications and work in close collaboration with the game’s core team, including the game design and art teams, the user research laboratory.

MS-1 is Wargaming’s premier mobile development studio behind World of Tanks Blitz, a renowned cross-platform shooter, and World of Warships Blitz, a mobile naval combat game, with games in portfolio boasting over 160 million downloads.

MS-1 is a multi-site studio with primary offices in Vilnius, Minsk, Moscow, Shanghai, and Berlin. Its international, multicultural team comprises more than 360 professionals of various backgrounds and experience across all disciplines, including development, publishing, and operations.

This cultural diversity helps deliver games that click with different audiences around the globe. The recently opened office in Vilnius housing the continuously growing team developing two unannounced action/shooter projects on Unreal Engine. MS-1 is set to expand its portfolio with new cool titles.

Are you up for the challenge? Send your portfolio with current live gaming examples!

What will you do?

  • Conceptualize and implement the design of in-game menus and user interfaces

  • Create wireframes, flows, logic trees for player experience and menus

  • Align with leads from art, game design and development to set the goals for the user interface team

  • Provide constructive, timely, and effective feedback to the UX/UI team to help them grow their abilities as designers

  • Mentor, train, develop your team in how to design amazing interfaces

  • Translate game ideas into reality through user interface while utilizing all the strengths of the mobile platforms

  • Communicate concepts and designs to stakeholders in your team and key decisions makers

  • Own, design and implement UI-based features, improving the player experience through usability and immersion

What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience in the video game industry, including at least 1-2 products shipped in a senior or lead UX/UI designer role (and a strong portfolio to prove it)

  • UX/UI design credits on at least 1 high-quality mobile title in the midcore/hardcore action game sphere

  • Cross-genre knowledge

  • Passion for multiplayer shooter games

  • Ability to deliver interactive prototypes

  • Experience working with Unity, Unreal or similar multiplatform engines

  • Experience in delivering games built for varied cultures, languages, and accessibility channels

  • Ability to persuasively and clearly communicate to stakeholders on multiple levels

  • Experience in leading direct reports, the ability to mentor and train less experienced UX/UI designers and inspire them to grow

  • A team player with the ability to adapt and share ideas with team members to find the best possible solution, open to give and to receive feedback from the team

  • Strong sense of ownership over solutions

  • Intermediate of higher level of English: enough to pass job interview, enough to participate in daily meetings and discussions with English-speaking colleagues in your team

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5,500 employees and 18 offices spread all over the world. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks and World of Warships, as well as World of Tanks Blitz — the critically acclaimed mobile tank shooter with cross-platform support.

A career in our company is always an interesting challenge, as well as the experience that you gain working together with world-class experts.

Are you up to the challenge?!

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