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
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 email@example.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