HyperX

UX/UI Designer - HyperX

Job description

Are you always looking to simplify and make things easier to understand? Does your inner three-year old ask “why…?” all the time? Do you find yourself unable to buy a new product without noticing (and finding improvements for) every step, from unboxing to continued long-term use? Passionate about design systems, engaging micro-interactions, and perfect visual design? Sounds like you’d fit right in.

HyperX is looking for an experienced UX/UI designer to join the User Experience team to help create the most amazing product experiences in the gaming industry.

There’s a reason our tagline is “we’re all gamers.” HyperX is committed to creating products that focus on inclusivity and creativity. As a member of our team, you would play an active role in shaping the gaming community into a more accessible, more exciting place by creating experiences for users that range from weekend warriors to professional e-sports players. We celebrate individuality and believe that communities are better when we all embrace our uniqueness. The UX Designer is instrumental in allowing our fans to express themselves through our products.

Responsibilities

  • Designing software and app user-interfaces for multiple platforms to enable industry-leading gaming hardware experiences.
  • Developing and maintaining a shared design library including elements that make up our global unified design language.
  • Building functional prototypes of UI elements to share with UX research and Software engineering stakeholders.
  • Designing unboxing and on-boarding experiences in collaboration with hardware product design, marketing, and packaging design stakeholders.
  • Presenting designs and design recommendations to internal stakeholder audiences and using research findings to clarify and explain the conclusions. Producing specification documents to promote efficient workflows from inception to release or launch.
  • Advocating our users’ point-of-view in the larger design discussions; voicing their feedback and connecting that to our design and business goals.
  • Staying up to date with latest design trends and user expectations, always looking for new and creative ways to improve the software/app experiences.

Education And Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Design field, Human Factors Engineering, or demonstrated competence.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a focus on software and apps, ideally in the hardware technology or gaming sectors.
  • Strong design portfolio highlighting software and app design experience, as well visual design and animation.

Knowledge And Skills

  • Strong desire to ask and understand “why” in order to simplify complex concepts into intuitive tasks.
  • Ability to solve problems by asking questions and actively listening.
  • Expert understanding of design principles, theories, and concepts (including accessibility considerations).
  • Working knowledge of Windows, iOS, and Android operating systems & design guidelines.
  • Advanced skills in UI design software (Sketch or Figma), UI prototyping software, and animation software.
  • Experience with design systems for a highly organized object-oriented approach.
  • Ability to effectively communicate user experience data, design proposals and product specifications and negotiate options at management levels. Ability to present, pitch and convince.
  • Eager to challenge the status quo, continuously finding ways to innovate.
  • Bonus point for experience with 3D design software and/or UI development in Xcode or Android Studio.
  • Bonus points for experience in designing for AR/VR/XR environments.

About HyperX

HyperX's mission has been to develop a wide array of high-quality peripherals – headsets, keyboards, mice, mousepads, and charging accessories – for the gaming community and beyond. Our award-winning brand is known for consistently delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrities, pro gamers, and tech enthusiasts worldwide because it’s designed by people with a passion for gaming. With over 20 million headsets, one million keyboards, and one million microphones shipped worldwide, we’re just getting started.

Join the global #HyperXFamily and learn how our products can enhance your experience by boosting performance for your PC, consoles, and mobile devices. No matter your skill level, preferred genre, or play style, we embrace gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

HP Offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Including

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance

Per the California statute, the estimated range of compensation for this job in that location, at the time of this posting, is $100-145,000. This position may be eligible for incentive pay, for openings where this is applicable.

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