UI/UX Designer - GameSpot

Ref#: 29225
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

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Brand Description:
CBSi Games is the #1 network of games media sites and includes some of the most popular gaming destinations in the world including GameSpot, GameFAQs, Giant Bomb, and Comic Vine.

Role Details:
We’re looking for a UI/UX designer who has experience working on complex websites that support multiple device types and mixed-media content. You’ll take on projects ranging from small, practical iterations of interfaces to larger, more complex, multi-step user flows that are clean and user-friendly for multiple websites. You should be experienced with making design decisions based on qualitative and quantitative feedback as well as exploring experimental concepts with the team.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Work with Design, Product, and Engineering to understand and establish project details
  • Create multiple options for projects individually or with a larger group
  • Create deliverables appropriate for each stage of a project (wireframes, prototypes, mockups, etc.)
  • Perform user interviews and user testing
  • Iterate on design ideation based on qualitative and quantitative data along with internal feedback from peers
  • Create and present documentation for design patterns (both interaction and visual) to the team and refine based off of feedback

Key Projects:
  • Redesign the GameSpot news experience to improve active user retention, session length, and satisfaction
  • Improve the video experience on Giant Bomb to increase user satisfaction and retention
  • Improve and create new design patterns across GameSpot, Giant Bomb, and Comic Vine while also creating unique design patterns for each individual site based on user needs
What you bring to the team
You have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field – or equivalent training and experience
  • Minimum 3 years design experience
  • Proficiency with design tools (ex. Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Experience designing for multiple devices (desktop, tablet, mobile)

You might also have:
  • Experience creating prototypes of interfaces
  • Experience writing HTML and CSS
  • Conducted user interviews and user tests
  • Experience in designing for content-heavy websites

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EEO Statement:
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