ILMxLAB Senior Experience DesignerApply NowApply Later Job ID 10000843 Location Singapore, Singapore Business Lucasfilm Date posted Jul. 01, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid
- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.
We are looking for a designer who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, collaborative mindset, and passion for great storytelling that defines ILMxLAB.
Senior Experience Designers are key members of the Game Design team. Senior Experience Designers solve problems associated with implementation of assets into our games. Ideal candidates are comfortable with the more technical aspects of game design and are analytical thinkers.
You will partner with our world-class art and creative teams to ensure assets are integrated seamlessly in the engine and adhere to our quality and performance benchmarks.
What You'll Do
Lead by example. Build designs in-engine, sell new ideas to producers, and give solid feedback during reviews.
Able to serve as lead experience designer on projects and act as owner of design elements for VR and AR shows during bidding, pre-production, production, and post production.
Author and maintain design documentation - creative briefs, wireframes, flows & UI proposals
Work closely with production, engineering and art teams to understand the goals for each project, and identify conventional and unconventional solutions to deliver on the strategic roadmap.
Playtest and provide regular feedback to optimize workflow or improve on our experiences
Collaborate with other disciplines to arrive at compromises and creative solutions to deliver a quality product on time and on budget.
Collaborate in development of breakdowns, task lists, and estimates with leads as necessary; participate in project stand-ups, meetings, and reviews.
What We're Looking For
Bachelor's Degree in entertainment design, game design, interaction design, new media design, related field or equivalent experience.
At least 5+ years professional experience as a game/level designer or asset/content integrator, and demonstrable facility in the process & design of interactive experiences: knowledge of flow, pace, engagement, structure, environment, storytelling, replay, etc.
Proficient with at least one game engine (Unreal Engine preferred), and previous, professional experience working with game engines, using scripting tools to orchestrate events, systems, and implementing work into the pipeline.
Knowledge, appreciation (& identification) of design patterns related to design of user-centred interactive experiences & UI
Analysis – your instincts get you very far. You know the power of metrics & data and want to discover the best possible experience via collected analytics and community feedback.
Expert with standard design communication tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio / OmniGraffle
Skilled with level design & media prototyping tools: Unity, Unreal, SketchUp, After Effects, etc.
Works well with direction, but also is self motivated and will seek out solutions to unexpected problems.
Ability to work independently and efficiently under tight deadlines
Lucasfilm is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects, audio post-production and cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Lucasfilm Animation Co. Singapore B.V., which is part of a business we call Lucasfilm.