Electronic Arts, Inc Digital Designer in Melbourne, Australia

The Studio

Electronic Arts' Firemonkeys Studio in Melbourne, Australia is regarded throughout the industry as a leader in delivering high quality, engaging games on iOS and Android. We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for our live mobile games, such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, Need for Speed: No Limits and more.

The Role

We’re looking for a highly talented and dedicated Digital Designer who thrives in fast paced development and live service environments. In this diverse role, you will design, build and implement our mobile games user interfaces, from initial flows and wireframes, through to prototypes and final in game layouts in addition to animations and effects.Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work within an existing and ongoing UI design with graphical and technical limitations.

  • Create and produce artwork in accordance with the direction of the Art Lead, Designer and Producer.

  • Design and implement an aesthetically beautiful, innovative and friendly user experience.

  • Quickly previsualise designs for approval.

  • Report status of the project to all key stakeholders across studio functions.

  • Work closely with designers and programmers to implement and problem solve designs.

  • Work within a small, motivated team and communicate effectively.

You will have

  • Proven industry experience in UI development for video games, web or digital platforms.

  • A strong design portfolio.

  • A well-rounded knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash or After Effects.

  • Ability to quickly learn in-house UI development tools.

  • The ability to conceptualize abstract concepts into impressive on-screen visuals and animation.

  • Efficient and speedy work practices for quick turn-around time under deadline pressure.

  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills.

  • Knowledge of current UX Design methodologies an advantage.

The Perks

  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station.

  • Subsidised health care programme and gym allowance.

  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options.

  • Subsidised games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play.

  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks.

  • Friday night socials and regular team building outings.

Please provide a portfolio of design examples of your work both personal and with published titles.