Pocketgems

Senior UI Visual Designer

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What Pocketgems is looking for in applicants

Pocket Gems seeks to build the greatest mobile games and most compelling interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with, in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009, and it continues to inspire us today. Since then, we’ve grown to over 200 people headquartered in San Francisco, and with $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground in mobile entertainment.

Our products have been downloaded over 500 million times by players around the world and have grossed over $1 billion in revenue. We continue to release brand new content for Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game. 

As our community of players continues to grow, we’re committed to building diverse and inclusive environments across our teams, and in our games.

As a Senior UI Visual Designer, you’ll work on new game prototypes that further innovate on mobile storytelling games for a female audience, including extending our story expertise into categories such as puzzle and role-playing game genres. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop original UI by working with the project leads on prototype teams
  • Clearly communicate cross-functionally, creating flexible designs and solutions that adapt to the project's current needs
  • Assist client engineers with front-end and UI implementation to ensure all player facing product reflects design vision

What You Bring to the UI/UX Team:

  • A great portfolio of work showing your proven ability in
    • Aesthetic judgment and strong UI visual design, typography & layout
    • Clear and beautiful in-game interfaces
    • Creating prototype and production quality UI assets
  • Shipped at least 3 games as a key contributor in UI
  • Proven ability to develop and present UI ideas and styles for various games
  • Expert-level experience creating wireframes and user flows using various prototyping and design software
  • Proven ability to implement your visual designs in Unity
  • A professional level understanding of HCI, as a UI visual designer
  • Minimum 5 years of UI production experience required
  • An appreciation for the iterative nature of the prototyping design process 
  • Ability to swiftly create new visual treatments as well as adapting to established styles
  • Up to date on latest design trends and styles
  • Animation / Motion Graphic skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite proficiency
  • BA/BS in interactive design, graphic arts, human factors, computer science or related field with equivalent experience

Extra Gems For:

  • Experience working with casual mobile games and or mobile applications
  • Experience in Mobile Free-to-Play Games for Women
  • 3D experience/capabilities

Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

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At Pocket Gems, we're building teams that value originality, inclusivity, and accountability -- and we hope to engage with talent based on these and other core values. We also offer competitive perks, such as flexible vacation, 401k matching, and a generous benefits package, 

Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. 
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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