UI/UX Designer
Ignite Game Technologies Inc - San Francisco, CA

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Ignite Game Technologies is home to SimRaceway. SimRaceway blurs the line between sim racing and reality. Our racing game is evaluated by professional race car drivers for its authenticity of experience, and is constantly refined to provide the most realistic game experience possible. The best racers in the game can even compete to win a spot in a top-notch racing school. Utilizing our proprietary technology, simracers compete live with players of a similar skill level from all over the world, making from some thrilling, neck-and-neck races!

Our team is small and highly dynamic -- your contributions matter greatly! There are a multitude of growth opportunities, as our company is rapidly expanding, so advancement is possible for those who excel. We are committed to our teams' high quality of life, including an excellent benefits package with medical, dental, and vision benefits. We provide a fully stocked community kitchen in addition to daily catered lunches from some of San Francisco's best eats.

Simraceway is hiring! We need a super-talented UI/UX Designer that's ready for a challenge. We're building an online racing platform that's going to appeal to a broad range of user types, and we need to carefully consider how to cultivate broad appeal while serving the unique needs of each niche.

You've done it before, ideally designing for both the web and client applications. You're excited about building an HTML5 UI that can power parallel experiences both as our client application UI and on our website. You can blend your work into an existing visual style, and then take ownership over it, keeping it fresh and evolving it in a way that's not jarring. You work equally well with business folk, engineers, and marketers; we're a small company and it's not going to be handed to you on a platter.

What You'll do:

UX and UI design for website and game client

Work closely with Engineers and Producers to develop a quality experience in a timely manner without sacrificing quality

Design and oversee implementation of your designs

Must Haves:

A minimum of 3 years-experience as a UI/UX designer

Strong understanding of design an UI functionality

Expert knowledge of HTML – ideally with some exposure to HTML5 – and CSS.

Expert-level capabilities with 2D design tools (Photoshop, AI, etc)

A thorough understanding of how design impacts development

Experience working in a collaborative team environment

A strong portfolio

Nice to Have:

Understanding of game design principles, pipelines and tools

Expertise in 3D art tools

Exposure to RoR and JavaScript, and the opportunities / constraints implied for design.

- See more at: http://simraceway.simplicant.com/

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Ignite Game Technologies is home to SimRaceway. SimRaceway blurs the line between sim racing and reality. Our racing game is evaluated by...