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UI/UX Designer - New Games (f/m/d)

Kolibri Games

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. We believe that with the best people, we can make games that players will enjoy for years to come.

Our games have defined the idle genre, and bring enjoyment to hundreds of millions of players all around the world. This is possible due to the talented people who make us who we are. ‘Kolibris’, as we call ourselves, are on a mission to continue making great games and we're looking for new talent to join our team. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.

UI/UX Designer - New Games (f/m/d)
We are looking for a (Senior) UI/UX Designer to work in our New Games Department. This is an opportunity to join Kolibri Games on its journey to reinvent idle and contribute to the entire lineup of new products. You will work across several new game teams designing screens and flows, prototyping, and playtesting to improve the user experience for Kolibri’s tomorrow’s hits. You will help shape the direction of our new games in an agile and fast-paced environment by developing a deep understanding of our player’s needs and motivations using data, player feedback, and your own expertise.

Responsibilities

    • Create concepts, prototypes, user flows, and mockups for all new games and new features.
    • Validate your ideas quickly (wireframes, user flows, and prototypes as appropriate).
    • Work closely and cross-functionally with the product team and all the other teams to improve the user experience for our players.
    • Proactively suggest new improvements, considering the product and team impact of implementing these changes.
    • Take responsibility for well-designed UI Assets, icons, etc.
    • Contribute actively to shaping and improving the processes in the design team.

Required skills

    • Prior experience in the mobile gaming industry in a UX designer role.
    • Ability to create wireframes, user flows, clickable prototypes, conducting user tests, paper prototypes etc. to explain the vision and support a cross-functional team.
    • Experience in interface design confirmed by your portfolio.
    • Good understanding of design and perception principles.
    • Good graphic design skills, granting you the ability to create low and high-fidelity mockups. 
    • Excellent skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma (or any similar tool).
    • Great communication skills and prior experience working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Outstanding self-organization skills and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
    • Experience with relevant mobile games and up-to-date knowledge of the current industry trends. 
    • Player-centric mindset.

Desirable skills

    • Basic knowledge of game/human psychology, and game design.
    • Prior experience in organising and carrying out usability tests.
    • Experience in the creation of UI assets.
Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 40 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment
Learning Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes
Flexible Working Hours and Home Office – We believe in a good work-life balance
Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time
Health and Fitness - We pay a contribution towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity
Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin
Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc
Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQs and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun
Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team
Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

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Location: Berlin, Germany
Date found: 2022-11-05

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