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HypeX is hiring a

Web UI / Visual Designer

Who we are:

HypeX.gg is a Social Esports Gaming Platform. We are a leading Esports tournament and wagering provider, specializing in API based stat aggregation, social function integration, and non-endemic advertising. Just like traditional sports, demand within the Esports space can be profiled into 3 major categories of individuals/users. Athletes, Audience / Amateurs & Content Creators. Each of which has their own set of motivating factors within the gaming space that may differ significantly. By designing functionality to appeal to these 3 major profiles, game developers and gaming platforms can create significant value for their users, optimizing their overall UX. At HypeX.gg we have identified the most meaningful items that gamers look for when evaluating Esports related entertainment. Our goal is to provide a fun, safe, and engaging environment where players from all over the world can compete, win tournaments, and ultimately, win cash prizes.

Summary:

Hypex.gg is looking for a mid-level UI / Visual Designer, who will lead the development of all website / app design for HypeX's tournament and competition platform as part of the in-house content creation team. The scope will include new website launches or relaunches as well as new features, sections and landing pages, profile pages, etc.

This individual will ideate, create and collaborate with other digital team members (ie. UX) to deliver best-in-class, superior UI for our platform. Owning all aspects of the User Interfaces and Visual Design for our websites and deliver experiences with a keen eye on human-centered design, accessibility, intuitiveness, and a celebratory love for all things Esports.

Who you are:

You're a sucker for things that look great and function well. You also recognize that websites are sales and marketing tools that aid in the communication of company values and the conversion of visitors.

  • You LOVE designing amazing website UI vs. strict UX or website development
  • Figma is your jam
  • To show off your ideas, you like to make prototypes.
  • You're familiar with interactions and animations, and you know how to put them to good use.
  • You love video games!

React Experience, even better. Everything we do is developed in React / Django, so that would be fantastic if you're familiar with these libraries. We don't expect you to code anything, though. We have developers working on the development side and UX designers working on functionality.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Partner with content creation team and UX designers to understand business and brand needs, as well as acquire deep learning of the consumer target that we’re trying to engage with
  • Drive wireframing and prototyping to test interactions, designs, and user flows, as well as collect feedback from internal and external teams.
  • Deliver designs using our existing framework to internal and external web development teams. Brief those teams on the desired experience, with strong attention to detail and scenario planning.
  • Design UI elements using brand’s design frameworks and create a style guide to ensure brand consistency
  • Designing visually pleasing landing pages with conversion in mind

Important Skills We Prefer:

  • 3-4 years of experience in digital design, with strong focus on branding and website platform development
  • +3 years of UI design experience for brands or related companies
  • University degree or equivalent. Specifically, a BA/BFA in Design, Design Communication, Fine Arts Preferred
  • Understanding of accessibility standards such as WCAG and ADA
  • Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS. JavaScript knowledge is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) and Google Analytics
  • In-depth knowledge of both qualitative & quantitative user research mythologies, user testing and usability testing
  • Passion for gaming and / or Esports is a huge plus!

Please provide a portfolio link to your most recent work. We'd love to see it!

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