UI/UX Director at Glu Mobile (acquired by Electronic Arts in April 2021)

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Role Overview:
As the UI/UX Director, you will be leading the UI/UX team for the highly successful franchise, Design Home (https://www.glu.com/games/design-home/), a mobile game that's consistently in the Top 50 on the app store. This is an exciting opportunity, as you'll have a chance to work with a world-class team and a product that touches millions of women's lives every day.
Responsibilities:
- Know the player.
- Lead the UI/UX Design team.
- Manage and provide mentorship and help develop individuals on the UI/UX Design team.
- Give feedback to UI/UX Designers at various project stages (concepts, development of systems and elements, execution of screens, creation of animations and iconography, etc) in design reviews, team critiques, and 1:1s to improve the output, efficiency, and quality of their UI/UX execution and deliverables.
- Help guide UI/UX Designers' near and long-term planning of projects, and guide the design process.
- Work with senior members of the UI/UX Design team to build, evolve, and document Design Homes UI/UX Design guide to improve visual aesthetics and streamline designer onboarding, feature design, and dev implementation.
- Work with Product and Design Leadership on UI/UX roadmapCollaborate to define and provide high level UI/UX vision and style guides
- Understand the full picture of all UI/UX Design asks to develop a forward looking, prioritized 3-6 month plan in collaboration with Product and Live Ops.
- Collaborate with other visual design teams at Glu (specifically marketing creative and content art teams) to execute on user acquisition, feature launches, content, and engagement campaign launches.
About You:
- Balances refined aesthetics with a strong understanding of mobile app interfaces and UX.
- Has a user-centered approach to product design.
- Experienced in managing and developing a UI/UX Design team.
- Experienced with a variety of UI/UX design subdisciplines and deliverables including style guides, UI/UX kit, and design system development; animation; rendering; illustration; iconography; typography.
- Experienced in working with user researchers, UX designers, copywriters, engineers and product managers to drive strategy, vision, and execution.
- Fluent in design programs. (Adobe suite, Invision, Sketch etc.)Have an interest in interior design. Understand the fundamentals and keep a pulse on trends.
- Great team chemistry and fosters a fun collaborative work environment
Qualifications:
8+ years of experience in UI/UX/Product Design including:
- Recent experience in a product development setting within a mobile app company or a company with a strong mobile presence.
- 5+ years managing mobile UI/UX design teams, including at least 2+ years managing teams of 5 or more.
- Strong presentation skills that inspire and motivate the team
Experience managing a UI/UX Design team that completed projects on:
- Content/media-based products
- E-commerce apps
- Localized products across international markets.
A portfolio of relevant UI/UX Design work, executed either by yourself or a team that you led, that conveys an ability to drive a systems-based visual design style into highly usable and highly functional applications.
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What are Glu Mobile (acquired by Electronic Arts in April 2021) Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have our Fun team which volunteers regularly plan and run various company-wide events for team bonding and stress relief. We also have several guilds that meet in various disciplines.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Glu employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their Medical FSA and 270 a month towards Transit FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
We have multiple vision plans, including a $0 premium plan for all Full Time Employees.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have 4 different health plans including Kaiser and a HSA account
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Glu's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga and Grokker team challenges
Mental Health Benefits
We partner with Ginger for 24/7 access to mental health help, anytime
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
GLu provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Empower. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Glu offers RSUs as part of our equity package, as well as refreshers for top performers.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Glu allows qualified employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price every 6 months.
Performance Bonus
Glu's performance bonus plans are targeted percentage bonus, awarded yearly. Additionally we offer spot bonuses for going above and beyond.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker, with a mixture of supplementing EDD, STD and our benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Glu provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Full-time remote for all positions during the COVID Shelter in Place
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Glu sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Glu employees receive between 16 and 21 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Glu offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees including a Transit FSA and CalTrain GoPass.
Company Outings
Glu hosts company outings Semi-annually in addition to our studio and team events.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Glu has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and even Kombucha on tap.
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking with 24/7 access and monitoring downtown SF. In Foster City we have free parking.
Parking
Glu Sports, in Foster CIty, pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days
Recreational Clubs
Our relocation assistance plan is offered for some positions.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Glu offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers help with paying for classes.
Lunch and learns
Glu hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a budget annually for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
We support paid industry certifications.
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