Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Berlin

Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", "Skull & Bones", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry” and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams.
We Are Ubisoft Berlin
At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more! 
As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.
We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.
Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!
JOB DESCRIPTION

At Ubisoft Berlin, we believe User Experience is key not only for our players to enjoy our games but also for our teams to feel better at work and work better. It influences the culture of our studio: not only what we do but also how we do it.
Therefore as a UX specialist, you will help teams to gain insights into UX and consider user's needs and expectations. Importantly, the user could be a player or another developer. As part of the role, you bring your own expertise through reviews and user research in different areas: user interface, learning phases, menu flows, controls, signs and feedback, etc..
You share your knowledge of the player’s behavior to help the development team designing memorable and innovative experiences.
Primary Objectives:
Establish adapted UX approach for the project
Include end-user in all steps of the development
Ensure UX principles are applied to team workflows
Further responsibilities include:
Analyse and identify targeted user audience needs and usages
Benchmark existing games and products to identify common practices
Design elements related to the user’s guidance and understanding
Review, test and iterate on existing design and discuss improvements with the team
Establish the user-research strategy in line with projects constraints and in collaboration with the Gameslab.
Communicate efficiently guidelines, designs, test results, etc. illustrating suggestions with wireframes, flows, mockups, prototypes, etc..
Support the team to include end-user in the decision process
 
QUALIFICATIONS

 
Master or Bachelor degree in cognitive psychology, interaction design or other related education.
For junior profiles, some experience in multimedia field: webdesign, mobile development, HMI user research, etc..
Strong user-centric conception oriented mind-set
Knowledge in cognitive psychology, its impact on HMI design, and user test methodologies
Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project
Self-motivated and organized
Strong communication skills and sense of synthesis
Good English language skills
 
For Juniors:
Passion for games
For Intermediates:
Passion for games
Experience in the video game industry including 1-2 shipped titles
For Seniors:
Passion for games
Experience in the video game industry including multiple AAA shipped titles
Ability to advocate and to develop User Experience in the studio, mentor and guide teams into user-centric process
Bonus:
Experience with Photoshop and prototyping tools (Axure, InVision, Adobe XD, Sketch, etc.)
Knowledge in Illustrator, After Effect, Indesign or Premiere
Good sense for visual and motion design
Experience in data analysis
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What we want to offer you:
We want to build a studio in which everyone feels inspired, empowered and connected.

About the company

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

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