Are you a passionate User Experience 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?
We’re looking for a UX Designer to join our development team for Stellaris. As a UX Designer you will be helping us ease the learning curve and making UI interactions feel intuitive and informative. You will be responsible for creating wireframes and/or mockups for new or reworked UIs in Stellaris.
You are a team player and effective communicator who shines in collaborative work. A key part of your success will be to collaborate with game designers, UI artists, sound designers and programmers. You are motivated by collaboration and feedback from our player community.
Do you want to work with a passionate team that delivers quarterly updates to a loyal and passionate fan base? If you are motivated by working with a team and together making Stellaris better, don’t hesitate and send us your application!
Create mockups, wireframes, and prototypes of new interfaces, and evaluate and improve existing ones
Coordinate with designers, programmers, and artists and make changes to both UI and gameplay mechanics if necessary
Share input and ideas around sound effects for interfaces to the Audio Director
Drive innovation and provide a fresh perspective to User Experience in User Interface design
Effectively document and present your designs to the rest of the team
Professional 1+ years experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer, or equivalent
Fluency in English both written and spoken
Familiarity with and/or interest in Paradox Development Studio's games and brands
Experience playing strategy games
Technical skills such as scripting or programming
An avid Stellaris fan
Experience developing strategy games is a plus
Paradox is a growing company in a changing industry. We are looking for a curious and adaptable team member who likes to actively collaborate with the people around them. You are not afraid to raise issues, continuously strive to improve, and seek to inspire your colleagues.
Some of our benefits include:
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Design Director
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Since we strive for a diverse and inclusive workplace, we highly encourage everyone — irrespective of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age — to apply for this job if you think you'd be a great addition to our team.
Do not get discouraged if you do not meet all the requirements — we are always on the lookout for talented individuals and encourage you to apply if you feel the position is right for you. 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. We will be interviewing candidates continuously for this role.
Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us
You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams
Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)
Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages
Yearly company parties
Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games
Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch
Leadership courses available for all employees
We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom
Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”
Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year
Participation in our company wide profit share program
5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year
For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)
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:
- GET SHIT DONE
About Paradox Interactive
Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. We have offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden. We work with renowned distributors world wide and are present on all major digital download portals. We share a passion for gaming and gamers and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of gameplay to our growing 2 000 000 + member community.
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