Accelerating the Open Metaverse_

Outlier Ventures
Outlier Ventures

UX Designer - Games

Ex Populus

Ex Populus

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022
Company Overview:
Ex Populus is a cutting-edge gaming and entertainment startup focused on building the Metaverse by leveraging web3 technology. Founded by notable executives from PC, Console, Mobile, VR, Esports, Crypto, & Animated film, who are partnering with creative rising stars to publish the world's most compelling games and entertainment.
Purpose & Scope:
Ex Populus is striving to bring joy to people around the globe with the world’s most compelling games and entertainment at the highest level possible. We are determined to work with the next generation of elite content creators and enable their vision by bringing them into a world class studio with some of the industry's most elite talent.

What You'll Do

  • Own the design and communication of features & functionalities, documenting their flows and interactions across teams
  • Design user interfaces and write the associated documentation in collaboration with the UI team including logic, layout, mock-ups, and menu flows
  • Lead iterative prototyping processes in order to validate design intentions and test interactions
  • Map player journeys in collaboration with Game Designers
  • According to game design guidelines and onboarding strategy, design onboarding solutions for game mechanics
  • Support development teams (UI, Sound, VFX, accessibility, etc.) in the design of signs & feedback
  • Efficiently use player data analytics, user research resources and persona throughout the entire development process of the game
  • Be aware of current trends, best practices, accessibility guidelines
  • Advocate for improvements in the game or features to maximize player comfort, engagement and retention
  • Promote user-focus in the development of the features you work on by providing development teams with best practices and solutions
  • Produce UX documentation to support UX evangelization and align development teams

What You'll Need

  • You studied Design (Industrial, Graphic, Interaction or Game Design for instance), human computer interactions, cognitive psychology or social sciences
  • You developed digital products such as PC Games, Mobile Games, Console Games, VT etc
  • Your background includes working for game development and publishing companies
  • Holistically mindset for the whole product
  • An analytical approach to evidence based design
  • You can navigate complex situations and tasks with a problem-solving approach
  • You show excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills
  • Manage diverse various priorities and interests
  • Rapid prototyping ability (Figma or similar)
  • You possess visual design skills as needed to communicate an idea clearly
  • You are familiar with cognitive and social psychology, motivational theories
  • You understand the game development process
  • You have strong knowledge of information architecture, ergonomic and accessibility principles
The company is founded by industry veterans that have collectively received 3 Oscar nominations, 12 Emmy nominations and 7 Annie noms. The staff comes from companies like Ubisoft, Blizzard, Activision, Love Death & Robots, Pixar, Illumination, Wargaming and others. We look forward to speaking with you!