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UX Designer

Are you an accomplished UX Designer looking for new and exciting challenges? Do you have an interest in making the complex seem simple? Do you have the drive and passion to push for new and innovative experiences for strategy gamers?

Paradox Arctic is looking for a UX Designer to bolster its ranks. As a User Experience Designer you will be helping us ease the learning curve of deep, appealing and personal games at a grand scale. You will be a challenging force that will try to innovate and push new ideas, leading to better games that are more approachable while retaining their deep gameplay. Together with other team members you will secure a better user experience for our players.

Responsibilities:

  • Create mockups, wireframes and prototypes of new interfaces, and evaluate and improve existing ones
  • Utilize our internal tools to implement your designs in the Unity 3D
  • Coordinate with designers, programmers, and artists and make changes to both UI and gameplay mechanics if necessary
  • Drive innovation and providing a fresh perspective to User Experience in User Interface design
  • Challenge old solutions and be a voice for improved usability and accessibility

 

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with Programming and/or scripting languages  
  • Familiarity with and/or interest in Paradox Interactive games and brands
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken

 

Additional Qualifications
Experience with feedback-effects in games, or a mind for designing feedback effects in a 3D-environment will be considered a plus

On a personal level you are driven towards innovation and are not afraid to challenge the status-quo. You are able to inspire others by shedding new light on existing problems and coming up with new solutions. You have excellent communication skills and can easily communicate with fellow designers, programmers, and other team members. You are also very structured and able to keep style guides and other design documents up-to-date.

Practical information
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Art & Design Manager
Location: Umeå

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox.
If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.


Paradox is a multicultural studio and we use English as our official language. Submit your Cover Letter, CV, and all included documents in English. Thank you.

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Department

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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