UI Technical Designer
JOB
SUMMARY
JOB
SUMMARY

UI Technical Designer

Summary:

For over 30 years, Naughty Dog has been crafting best-selling, critically acclaimed games that constantly push the boundaries of narrative, gameplay, and technology. Our most recent game, The Last of Us Part II, has received over 300 Game of the Year awards and three of our games are among the top 10 highest scored games on the PlayStation 4. As a part of the Naughty Dog legacy, you’ll become a part of continuing the development of extraordinary and enduring experiences for a broad, global range of audiences!

Responsibilities: 

  • Integrate assets, implement, animate, and test functionality of UI components
  • Build, maintain, and debug UI global systems across the game
  • Coordinate with back-end programmers to ensure features work properly with servers
  • Perform technical problem-solving and optimization of the UI
  • Help to establish and optimize our UI tools pipeline
  • Work with QA team to develop UI test cases
  • Apply a critical eye, willingness to experiment, and enthusiasm to collaborate with UI Visual Designers and other teams to achieve the best possible quality

Requirements & Skills: 

  • Strong coding ability (proficient in at least one or multiple scripting languages)
  • 1+ year(s) of game experience working in UI or related field
  • Self-sufficient, able to manage workload and meet project deadlines
  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills with teams

Bonus Skills: 

  • Computer Science / Software Engineering degree or similar work experience
  • Familiarity with UI editors (Unity, Unreal, or other)
  • Experience developing multiplayer games
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design patterns
  • Comfortable with Photoshop and Illustrator

As part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates should expect to be given a technical interview and/or a design test. To be considered, please include a link to your GitHub code samples.

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 color, nationality, ethnic, 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.

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