Klang is a game studio exploring the future of humanity through various forms of media. We aim to present deep, meaningful subjects in a way that's captivating, easy-to-digest and entertaining for all ages.
At the heart of Klang is Seed, a large-scale, persistent virtual world that we believe will redefine the MMO landscape and have a positive impact on our species.
We aspire to bring people together through engaging media experiences and by building strong communities.
It's a super exciting project, but in order for us to achieve a goal like this we are going to need a lot of help! From people just like you.
About the position
Klang is seeking a talented and experienced Senior UX Designer to join our team and play a critical role in the development of SEED, our ambitious life-simulation virtual world.
As a Senior UX Designer, you will be responsible for creating intuitive, engaging, and seamless user experiences for our players. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including game designers, artists, and programmers, to ensure that our game's user interfaces are visually appealing, user-friendly, and aligned with our design vision.
What you will do:
- Design and develop innovative user interfaces, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes that support player needs and enhance the overall user experience in SEED.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive design system that includes reusable UI components, visual styles, and interaction patterns, ensuring consistency across all game features and platforms in SEED.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including game designers, artists, and programmers, to ensure successful implementation and iteration of UX/UI design features.
- Create clear and concise UX/UI documentation, including journey maps, user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, to effectively communicate design concepts and requirements to the team.
- Analyze game data, usability testing results, and player feedback to identify opportunities for improvement in user experience and interface design.
- Mentor and guide junior UX designers, sharing your expertise and fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.
- Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to maintain a cutting-edge understanding of UX design principles and techniques.
- Participate in regular design reviews and provide constructive feedback to help shape the future direction of the game.
Who we think will be a great fit:
- 5+ years of experience in UX & UI Design, with a focus on PC or cross-platform games.
- Successfully shipped games.
- Proficient in UX/UI design tools such as Figma, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator or equivalents.
- Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex systems and make data-driven decisions.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
- Passion for creating engaging and meaningful player experiences.
- Experience working on virtual worlds, life-simulation, or sandbox games.
- Experience with UI Animation and player interaction design.
- Proficiency in graphic design.
- Experience with Unity.
- Experience with web and mobile UI design.
- Knowledge of user research methods and analysis.
- An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project with a lot of room for professional and personal development
- Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
- Monthly public transport travel reimbursement
- Monthly company co-contributions to private pensions
- Reimbursement for physical health activities
- Employee Assistance Program
- Mental health support
- Flexible office hours (with core hours)
- Monthly team events and activities
- A dog-friendly office, adjustable standing desks, ergonomic chairs and mobile aircon units for hot summers
- Healthy snacks and drinks in the office
If you don’t feel that you quite meet all the requirements above, but the position still excites you and you think you would love to work for Klang, reach out! We still want to hear from you.
At Klang, we create products that inspire people to deepen their understanding of the emergent nature of society and collectively envision a better future.
At the heart of Klang is SEED an accessible, persistent world in which players share a history and shape a future. We provide an environment for a broad audience to belong and develop relationships in a society simulation inspired by life itself.
We explicitly encourage applications from applicants from groups underrepresented in games/tech spaces. We value all kinds of backgrounds and walks of life.