(Senior) UI/UX Designer (all genders)

  • Work experience
  • Fulltime
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PLAION - Munich

PLAION is a dynamic and diversified business in the global entertainment sector with three decades of history behind us. We specialize in the distribution, publishing and development of games, merchandise, and films, masterfully crafting franchises that captivate audiences worldwide, like Dead Island, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Metro and Road 96. Boasting a vast network of eight game development studios, fifteen regional publishing offices, and PLAION PICTURES as an independent film publisher and distributor, the company extends its influence with merchandise production and expansive distribution capabilities across the globe. Moreover, its strong foothold in the Virtual Reality (VR) domain highlights the company's commitment to varied gaming experiences.

PLAION’s User Experience Team seeks a highly motivated and experienced (Senior) UI/UX Designer (all genders) with a professional can-do attitude and an open minded approach.
As a team member, you will be part of a multidisciplinary features team working closely with other disciplines (Production, Game Design, User Research, Internal Software Development, Game Tech Development, and QA). You will be designing screens and flows, prototyping, and helping with playtests to improve the user-centric experience for our broad range of games, our user platform (PROS), and their companion apps. The ideal person feels comfortable in an international, fast-paced environment and has relevant experience, a passion for creating high-quality user interfaces, and a strong focus on superior customer experiences. And of course – a passion for games would be good, too!

Your Tasks

  • Work closely with an interdisciplinary team of Game Designers, Engineers, Artists, and Producers/Product Managers
  • Play an active role in all design phases, such as evaluations, user flows, user feedback, interaction models, wireframes, prototypes, visual mockups, AB testing, etc.
  • Support the developers with design knowledge, visuals, and resources & help the User Research Team to conduct playtests, create questionnaires (support) and correlating analysis
  • Develop, iterate, and implement holistically components for the design system
  • Guide product decisions through user research, customer development and iterative feedback loops
  • Identify best practices and establish a data-driven, user-centric approach
  • Review, evaluate and challenge all UI/UX content developed by the Development Team, seek improvements, and identify weaknesses
  • Contribute to Editorial Debriefings and support the Art Director and the Line Producer in Milestones Debriefings and Evaluations
  • Conduct research on competitive products and identify and promote the application of best ideas
  • Act with the consumer and the market in mind
  • Elaborate on creative solutions within the project constraints and technology limits

Your Profile

  • Relevant work experience in UX and UI Design for Games/Apps/Websites
  • In-depth knowledge of UI/UX design rules and specializing in user experience design, interaction design, usability engineering, ergonomics, or other related specializations
  • Good ability to translate Game Design documentation into interactive prototypes
  • Iterative work approach
  • Proficient in working with various prototyping/design tools such as Figma, Adobe Creative Cloud tools or their equivalents
  • Experience with modular/component-based design
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • A curious mind: eager to learn new techniques and spread knowledge
  • Ability to take the initiative to solve problems with excellent follow-through and to thrive in a collaborative work culture
  • Keen to explore a wide variety of ideas and high adaptability to different stylistic guidelines
  • Good at communicating within an interdisciplinary team in an open and honest environment
  • Excellent English communication skills
Not mandatory, but a plus:
  • 2D animation skills (After Effects, Rive, Lottie, etc.)
  • Knowledge of user research methods and analysis
  • Experience with modern web or mobile tech such as Flutter, React, etc.
  • German language skills

What we offer

  • Wide range of training and development opportunities as part of our PLAION Academy
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Opportunity to share your passion for movies and games with colleagues on daily basis and at industry events
  • Free access to all our games
  • Access to all Communities at PLAION to learn new skills, help each other, and a space to experience pride to grow together: LGBTQAI+, Women at, Charity, AI, Accessibility
  • Local company benefits such as employee events, language courses, Mental Health Aiders, fitness cooperations, bicycle leasing, flexible working hours, remote opportunities, company pension plan, etc.
Do you want to be part of shaping our future? We look forward to receiving your application!

At PLAION, everyone is welcome. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees feel valued and respected, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other characteristic that makes you unique. Join us and help shape our culture as we foster an empowering and inclusive journey to thrive and grow.

We are looking forward to your application on our career page. If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to jobs@plaion.com.

PLAION GmbH - Lochhamer Str. 9 - 82152 Planegg - www.plaion.com