UX Designer


Located in Chicago’s River North area, Level Ex’s fast-growing game studio is transforming the way surgeons hone their skills by practicing high-risk surgeries with the latest medical devices in our industry-leading mobile, AR, and VR titles.

Our games are built using state-of-the-art graphics and physics tech, and deploy an arsenal of well-designed game mechanics to capture the thrill and challenge of performing real surgery. Backed by a mature art pipeline and latest-gen engine tech, we’re able to recreate surgery with spectacular realism.

Our team unites award-winning game designers, developers, and artists with industry-leading surgeons, all passionate about using game design approaches to keep doctors across the world performing at the top of their game.

We are looking for a Quantitative User Experience Researcher/Designer with strong skills in behavioral data analysis, experiment design, survey research, statistical analysis, and human-computer interaction. You will collaborate with cross-functional team members to define and prioritize research and develop UX metrics. This position will work with multiple stakeholders to ideate, implement, and iterate on the entire user experience within Level Ex’s suite of apps.

 

What You’ll Be Doing with Us  

  • Collect product requirements from multiple departments including Product, Marketing, Medical, and company leadership

  • Collaborate with product teams to define and prioritize high-impact research through user testing and analytics

  • Create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes through multiple stages of product development

  • Design and conduct qualitative and quantitative studies that address both interaction patterns and attitudes

  • Drive change by communicating research with direct action items

  • Provide design support during development as well as execution and post-launch

  • Assist with QA to ensure designs are implemented accurately and with the highest standard

  • Collaborate with medical researchers ensuring user interface content is based on solid medical reference

 

Who We Want To Meet

  • 3+ years of experience creating user interface content on mobile, console, or web

  • Strong experimental design and/or A/B testing skills; you understand how to plan, execute, and analyze experiments in a statistically rigorous way

  • Able to determine and execute the right research method for the question at hand, including when to use qualitative research methods

  • Excellent grasp of best practices in data visualization to influence decision-making

  • Direct experience with survey design and analysis

  • Strong communication skills and comfort influencing stakeholders in varied roles and at varied levels of the organization

  • Willingness to look holistically at qualitative and quantitative research, identify gaps, and work cross-functionally to fill those gaps

  • Proficiency using UX and prototyping tools (Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, InVision, Proto.io, etc.)

  • Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps

  • Must have portfolio examples of sketches, workflows, interactions, and end state work

  • Must be up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies

 

Bonus Points For

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, interactive media, game art or similar field

  • Shipped at two or more projects from start-to-finish on mobile platforms

  • Experience in Unity3D or Unreal Engine 4

  • Experience creating UX for AR or VR

  • Experience in building or incorporating tools into organizations for maximum impact across teams

  • Experience in 3D

  • Experience in animation/motion graphics

 

How We Make You Happy

  • Creating games that genuinely make a difference in people’s lives

  • Competitive consultant rate with flexible core hours

  • Close to public transportation

  • Unlimited cold brew coffee, beer, and tasty snacks

  • Team after-hours events, like board game night

 

Interested?  

Send us your resume including a link to your digital reel, along with a cover letter detailing why you’re a fit for this position to careers@level-ex.com. We look forward to hearing from you and exploring the possibilities.

 

Candidates must be authorized to work and accept new employment in the U.S.

No Agencies/Recruiters please