UX Engineer

Fire Hose Games
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Posted
October 6, 2023
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Fire Hose Games is looking for a UX Engineer with experience implementing their designs in Unity. The UX Engineer will be working across disciplines with the art team and alongside engineering to design and implement high quality UX for our latest release, Techtonica!

Our studio is fully remote, so candidates who are able to sync with a project team based in the U.S. Eastern time zone may work from anywhere. This is a full-time, salaried position.

If you’re excited about helping us continue to grow our most ambitious game yet, then we’re eager to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate across disciplines to define and implement clear UI
  • Evaluate user feedback and propose UI/UX solutions 
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design constraints
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and other documentation to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Advocate for and promote best practices in designing UX for games
  • Implement designs in Unity engine

 

Qualifications

  • A proven track record within UI/UX design (bonus points for experience in games, specifically)
  • Experience designing complex information systems
  • Experience designing effective tutorials for using complex systems.
  • Experience with C# and C++ development for games
  • Strong Unity experience is preferred
  • Good communication skills and a passion for working as a part of a collaborative team across all disciplines
  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organizational and problem solving skills, with the ability to both drive and follow direction
  • Shipped or handled live development for at least one commercial game on PC/console
  • A genuine interest in playing games

 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About 
Fire Hose Games

Fire Hose Games is the Boston-based (but fully-remote) independent game development studio behind titles such as Techtonica, Go Home Dinosaurs, Catlateral Damage, and 20XX.

We pay good salaries and our generous benefits package includes health care, dental, unlimited vacation/sick time, 401(k) with matching, excellent maternity/paternity leave, and flexible work hours. Fire Hose hasn’t crunched in years and we don’t intend to start.

  • We Support Our Team. Fire Hose is an inclusive, collaborative, and empowering environment where every team member has the ability to be heard and contribute. We thrive on mutual respect, kindness, and empathy, and we strive to embody those elements in all of our projects, no matter the size.

  • Diversity Matters to Us. We welcome new perspectives, personalities, and practices that allow us to build better, more inclusive games. We’re committed to offering a safe work environment for our team and cultivating respect in our player communities for marginalized voices.

Our company culture is inclusive, supportive, and fun. We strongly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and voices to apply, and consider relevant experience in all its forms. We hope to hear from you!

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Techtonica is a first-person factory building game set beneath the surface of an alien planet. Work alone or in co-op to build factories, gather resources, research new technologies, mold the destructible terrain, establish a base of operations, and uncover long-forgotten secrets.

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