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UX Designer II, Data & Experimentation

Playstation

Summary

The job is for a UX Designer in the Data & Experimentation team at PlayStation, located in Los Angeles, San Diego, Aliso Viejo, or San Francisco, CA. The team designs and develops tools for advertising campaigns, user targeting, and A/B testing across PlayStation consumer products. The ideal candidate should have experience in building user-centered interactive designs, a portfolio showcasing intuitive design for complex web-based administrative tools, and strong communication skills. The role offers a competitive base pay range, top-tier benefits package, and is eligible for a bonus package. Sony is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusivity.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

UX Designer, Data & Experimentation

Los Angeles, San Diego, Aliso Viejo, or San Francisco, CA

The Data & Experimentation team envisions, designs, and develops the tools that enable advertising campaigns, user targeting, and a/b testing across PlayStation consumer products like the PS4 and PS5 consoles, PS Mobile app, and more. These very sophisticated systems help our customers discover the content that will interest them most, and at just the right time. 

You are an experienced UX designer with a portfolio of business-focused tools and a drive to understand sophisticated systems. You’re familiar with the challenges of administering robust data structures that enable critical business processes. You solve design problems through discovery, communication, and collaboration. You have the ability to see past requirements to core user needs and can make and communicate your decisions clearly and calmly.  You are able to look at problems at both the macro and the micro level in order to get a comprehensive understanding of the workflow and other workflows closely associated. You value consistency and the desire to create a harmonious ecosystem of tools that look and feel like they belong to the same family. You're a diplomat among cross-functional partners, comfortable balancing product requirements, design solutions, and technical constraints.

You will join our Data & Experimentation team in Los Angeles and will become a part of the global SONY design community. A group that celebrates the value of design, design thinking and design process. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a global team of designers focused on elevating the standard of design across the organization while exploring ground-breaking concepts and technology.

Responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of the PlayStation brand and services.

  • Quickly produce multiple and distinct UX/UI concepts.

  • Ideate innovative solutions with inputs from key partners.

  • Build flows, wireframes, prototypes, and corresponding documentation.

  • Craft and apply design patterns, processes, and best practices.

  • Rapidly iterate on design solutions based on engineering or other constraints.

  • Communicate design ideas in a compelling way, encouraging partners to accept new solutions and concepts.

 

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience building user-centered interactive designs.

  • A portfolio that showcases thoughtful, simple, deliberate intuitive design, with a focus on complex web-based administrative tools.

  • Strong communication skills to clearly articulate your concepts and rationale.

  • Expert knowledge of design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, etc.) for wireframing and high-fidelity mockups.

  • Ability to improve and expand existing design systems/components.

  • Produce detailed spec and graphic assets for implementation.

  • Experience collaborating with Product Management and Engineering counterparts.

  • Collaborate with partners on user journey development.

  • Ability to work unsupervised in an agile environment.

At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$108,700—$163,100 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United States, Los Angeles, CA

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-04-29

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