Sr UI Designer (Game Design team)
Launched from the sunny beaches of Long Beach, CA with offices in NYC, London, and Rio de Janeiro, the Zwift community is active in 195 countries (yup - more countries than the United Nations) and growing. We're endlessly positive, relentlessly inventive, and always looking to improve… wanna join?
Who we are seeking
Zwift is looking for an experienced and creative Sr UI Designer to join our Game Design team. In this role, you'll be defining and designing production assets that will take the Zwift experience to the next level. You will collaborate with fellow UI Designers, Game Designers, UX Designers, and Developers to tackle challenges unique to merging gaming and fitness hardware and software. You'll have an organized approach to bringing polished designs to life, efficiently and thoughtfully, that feel appropriate on a wide range of screen sizes. If you've got a penchant for running, cycling, triathlons, or other forms of fitness, that's a huge plus!
What you'll do
Design and create concepts, workflows, prototypes, sketches, and high-fidelity mockups for in-game features
Collaborate with fellow UI, UX and Game Designers to strategize and define key game feature specifications
Execute design work with a high level of polish, creating production level assets sized appropriately to Apple TV, desktop, tablet, and mobile screens
Help define and refine the Zwift design system while keeping our goals, our users' goals, and multiple platforms front of mind
Work closely with cross-disciplinary teams of Game Design, Product Design, Programming, Marketing and QA to shepherd a design from concept to launch
Act as a Zwifter advocate to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and visual quality
What you'll bring
Outstanding portfolio of game UI examples that demonstrate your strong design skills
5+ years UI Design experience working on games that span desktop, tablet, mobile, and Apple TV
Experience designing for games that have a physical/digital interaction is a huge plus
Solid understanding of UI design, user-centered design, and cross platform design
Experience working closely with fellow UI Designers, Game Designers, UX Designers, and Programmers on a live product with a passionate user base
Thorough grasp of typography, layout, and visual hierarchy, especially when it comes to navigation, data visualization, and HUD design
Expert knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator, and experience with prototyping tools such as Invision
Comfortable both providing and receiving objective feedback, and eager to problem solve collaboratively
Proven ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and raise questions when ambiguity arises
Enthusiasm in joining a fun, energetic team with a variety of personalities
Interested in cycling, running, triathlons, or other fitness activities (regular use of Zwift is a must to ensure you're creating the best experience possible for our Zwifters)
Top reasons we think you'll love it here:
Great Employee Fitness Program… earn a bike!
Amazing office location in downtown Long Beach with spectacular views
Competitive Benefits (including Medical, Dental, and Vision)
Awesome team of talented individuals that love what they do
Did we mention that we ride bikes and run at work?
Zwift, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.