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UX Designer

UX Designer

We are Fatshark

We are an independent Swedish game development studio located in Södermalm, Stockholm. With about 75 experienced and skilled employees we have worked as contractors for a number of AAA projects, as well as developed titles with publishers and independently for both consoles and PC. Our most recent game is the critically acclaimed title Warhammer: Vermintide 2. We tackle every project, genre and setting with enthusiasm, professionalism and a cup of coffee.

We are looking for a UX Designer!

Fatshark is looking to hire a UX Designer that will play a very important role in our productions. You will be the captain of UX, creating prototypes, gathering feedback for implementing crisp interfaces & menus in our games - always striving for a smooth and immersive gameplay experience.

As a UX Designer you will foremost work closely with our Graphical Designers, Level Designers and UI Developers, making significant contributions in identifying and implementing great UX design practices, style guides and functional interfaces. Simply put, you will be a key player in our game development by creating visual appeal, enjoyed by many players, that balances usability and functionality.


What you'll do

  • Design interfaces and in-game menus
  • Create mock-ups/prototypes for new ideas and evaluate older solutions
  • Make design decisions based on studies/data of user behaviour
  • Work alongside a cross-functional team of designers, artists and programmers
  • Be involved in areas of game production that revolves around user interfaces and in-game guide styles, interactions and functionality


Must-haves

  • 2+ years of experience working as a UX/UI Designer
  • A solid understanding of user behaviour/psychology (Because Science!)
  • The ability and the ambition to challenge status quo and bring new concepts to the table
  • A portfolio to present your previous work
  • Excellent communication in English (Swedish is not a requirement)
  • A passion for playing and making games
  • A team player: you are flexible and adaptive, have a positive attitude and the ability to collaborate, lead and inspire


Nice-to-haves

  • You are familiar with Fatshark’s games, such as Warhammer Vermintide II
  • A University degree within User/Interaction Design, or the work experience to make up for that
  • Basic knowledge within scripting (mainly for presenting interactive prototypes)


What we offer

Here at Fatshark, we do what we love most: design high-profile games for PCs and consoles, with the passion and freedom of being indie. We offer you:

  • A playful, friendly and inclusive work place.
  • Hands-on production environment with an emphasis on cooperative/multiplayer games.
  • Opportunities for personal growth with varied projects, experienced co-workers and recurring hack weeks.
  • Regulated flex time and paid overtime.
  • Office located in central Stockholm.



Application details

We will be reviewing applications and interviewing candidates continuously throughout the application period.

Location: Stockholm

Start: ASAP

Employment: Permanent

The application period ends 30th of October 2018.

 

Apply NOW!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Rosenlundsgatan 29C
118 63 Stockholm Directions contact@fatshark.se

Why Fatshark?

Here at Fatshark, we do what we love the most: design, develop and publish high-profile games for PCs and consoles, with the passion and freedom of being independent. We offer you:

  • Building worlds

    Hands-on production environment with an emphasis on cooperative and multiplayer games

  • Great atmosphere

    A fun, friendly and inclusive work environment

  • Keep on growing

    Opportunities for personal growth with varied projects, experienced co-workers and recurring hack weeks

  • Work-life balance

    Regulated flex time, paid overtime and minimum crunch policy

Who are we?

When we put Fatshark to sea in 2007, we wanted to create a place where talented people would come together and create awesome games. We did, and Fatshark is today a studio and publisher where great ideas spawn and reach the hands of countless players.

Equally important to us, we’ve never lost the joy that goes into creating great games. Over the years, we have created a habitat in which all kinds of fatsharks can thrive.


Already working at Fatshark?

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