Football Manager UI/UX Designer

London

STUDIO OVERVIEW

Sports Interactive (SI) is the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Founded in 1994 and now based in East London's booming technology hub at Here East in Stratford, SI, as a continually successful and profitable company, is now looking to expand its full-time staff as it pushes out across both existing and emerging gaming platforms.

SI’s games have enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time. Sports Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006.The studio is a vibrant environment, full of talented and dedicated people with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy working within a close-knit team as part of a lively, self-motivated and forward-thinking company.

Sports Interactive looks after its staff’s well-being with a flexible working schedule that makes the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work (there are six staff lunchtime football teams and a wide range of regular social events). We’re also very proud of being parent-friendly and having high staff tenure (40% have worked here for over 10 years). Further information on Sports Interactive and its games is available on the SI website, www.sigames.com.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Sports Interactive has a great opportunity for a dedicated and passionate UI/UX Designer to join our in-house UI/UX team, with scope to work across various products and platforms.

Working primarily with Sketch and InVision, you will have the chance to help shape how millions of users interact with and experience our future titles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce consistent and easy to use screen designs and UI assets of the highest quality
  • Collaborate with developers, QA, production and other designers to understand the requirements of each project and engage in the process from early wire framing to the final product
  • Work with senior designers and production to develop and grow your skill set

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

  • A portfolio showcasing some of your best work
  • Experience working with Sketch
  • A passion for user experience design
  • A yearning to understand and meet the needs of the end user
  • Ability to produce high quality, visually appealing user interface assets (e.g. buttons, icons, menus etc)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a close-knit team

Desirable

  • Experience creating prototypes
  • Skills in animation or motion design (e.g. After Effects, Principle etc.)
  • Experience with Adobe Suite (Illustrator/Photoshop)
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS or similar
  • Interest in football or Football Manager