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Job Posting Title
Senior UX Designer
Why Big Fish Games?
Big Fish Games is the home of some of the biggest hit mobile casual games including EverMerge, Gummy Drop!, Cooking Craze, Fairway Solitaire, and many more.
  • We are curious and constantly seek improvement in all we do because that's what our business demands
  • We operate with good intentions, confidence, and humility
  • We welcome diversity of background, thought, and experience
  • We listen actively and value each other
  • We foster a fun environment that inspires creativity

We are looking for a Senior UX Designer to help us raise the bar for our mobile games. You will be working with internal teams, as well as external partners, to create thoughtful UX designs. The ideal candidate is a talented, user-centered designer with experience working on both in-production and live titles.
What You'll Do
  • Understand user behavior and motivations: use qualitative and quantitative research methods in collaboration with the research team and product team to gain deep user insights
  • Collaborate with teammates: (game designers, art leads, product managers, producers, engineers, and QA) to scope features, tune existing features, craft the overall user experience
  • Define problems and opportunities: combine analysis of users with business needs to form stories and plan user-centered design solutions
  • Generate UX assets: strategy, sketches, mind maps, flow charts, wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes while iterating based on data from research- know when different UX methods are appropriate given scope
  • Cascade UX insights: prepare production files, documentation, and specs for UI designers and developers across disciplines
  • Set an example and create opportunities to foster collaborative cross-discipline dynamics.
    Drive UX team delivery excellence, furthering internal and external UX influence and goals.
  • Push UX boundaries: explore the latest emerging trends through independent research and share that information with your team and fellow UX designers

What We're Looking For
  • 3+ years of working as an experience designer
  • Portfolio demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions
  • Expert in Figma, Adobe CC, and other industry design and prototyping tools
  • Experience and knowledge creating games, websites, interactive spaces, or apps
  • Professional experience working on in-production as well as live titles, having shipped at least 2 products

  • Passion for user-centered design and with a fascination for understanding the human experience
  • A team player, open to critiques from all disciplines, and not afraid to share your ideas
  • Master of prototypes, wireframe production, process flows, journey mapping, personas, and information architecture
  • Able to demonstrate qualitative and quantitative based decision making
  • Able to demonstrate excellent understanding of best-in-class UX and best practices as they relate to engagement and monetization in the mobile space
  • Experience guiding artists to meet UX requirements and product quality bar
  • Knowledge of responsive UI, animation in UI, and other trends demonstrated in top performing mobile apps
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations
  • Continuously learning, constantly seeking opportunities to experiment, fail fast, optimize workflows and foster open communication
  • Proactive and straightforward, demonstrating excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A curious and critical thinker, able to articulate complex ideas with humility
  • Independent, organized yet flexible, and able to prioritize effectively without losing sight of the big picture
  • Familiarity with technical limitations of development tools like Unity
  • Fascinated by games, especially mobile free to play, and the ways in which this growing genre continues to change and evolve

Benefits And Beyond
Employees constantly rate Big Fish Games highly for its leadership, flexibility, well-being, diversity and inclusion through quarterly surveys.
  • FLEX-Forward work environment: Customize the when, where, and how you work while delivering goals
  • Health & More: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Teladoc services, employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Work-Life: Wellness Friday (half-days), paid time off, parental leave, flexible work policy, studio holiday closure (Enjoy the week between Christmas and New Year!)
  • Wellbeing: Wellness fairs, weekly virtual workout classes, 24/7 access to mental health and wellbeing support, free therapy and counseling sessions for you and your family
  • Wealth Care: 401k matching, flexible spending account (FSA), employee discounts, employee stock purchase program
  • Learn & Grow: LinkedIn Learning subscription, mentorship program, career development, individual development plans, educational assistance on job-related professional development
  • Community & Fun: Company social events, employee impact groups, company swag, volunteer opportunities

About Big Fish
Building upon our 20-year legacy as a leader in the biggest gaming categories in the world, we are innovating and developing new products within the casual space to add to our extensive portfolio. Big Fish is dedicated to delivering amazing experiences for players to connect, compete and discover play, anywhere and on any device. This means games for broad global audiences in genres that are easy to learn, and difficult to master. Be a part of the team from the start.
Big Fish is part of Pixel United, the free-to-play, mobile-first video games business of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALL)!
Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that's why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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What are Aristocrat Perks + Benefits

Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Some meals provided
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

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