CONTRACT - UX Designer (NTD)

Nintendo Technology Development 


The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo Technology Development, based in Redmond, Washington, creates future hardware/software technology and researches North American-based technologies.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
  • Work with stakeholders define requirements, use-case scenarios, and design goals of projects
  • Translate design concepts and business requirements into user stories, user journeys, storyboards, process flows, and wireframes that lead to intuitive user experiences optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Perform foundational UI design activities, including: translate wireframes into prototypes and design mockups that leverage a user-centered design approach, conform to style guides, and implement advanced interactive prototypes
  • Arrange and lead ideation sessions
  • Perform competitive research and analysis to include in design recommendations
  • Present design concepts and deliverables to stakeholders
  • Deliver detailed design specs to developers
  • Assist with usability testing and other forms of research to understand user needs and evaluate design concepts.
  • Create and incorporates results from user tests
  • Keep abreast of the latest changes in industry standards
  • Up to 10% travel; domestic and international possible.

SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
  • 3-5 years of experience in UX design, UI design, or in a related area
  • Strong background in Graphics Design
  • Solid understanding of UX design methodologies and best practices
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Proficiency with interface design and prototyping tools (e.g., Axure, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Framer X)
  • Must be detail-oriented and focused on user needs
  • Artistic background, especially color and composition skills
  • Previous work on complex desktop software is a plus
  • BA or MA in HCI, social sciences, or related field 
We are an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans....valuing diversity…celebrating strengths.

Nintendo is looking to hire a CONTRACT - UX Designer (NTD) at their Redmond, WA, USA location. Job contains the tags Temp, Photoshop, Unity, Lua, Tech and Graphic Designer.
Job discovered on 10/17/2020

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