Associate Product Designer Co-op

Name of Organization: 
EA
How to apply: 

In addition to applying directly to metaylor@ea.com, please create a profile on our student applicant site.  You can apply via this link https://ea.avature.net/university?tags=mtaylor

 Please indicate clearly whether you are available for a 4 month, 8 month, 12 month or 16 month term.  Most positions are 4 or 8 months depending on your availability, but we do consider longer co-op terms.

 To apply you must have the legal right to work in Canada – copies of work permits may be requested for those that are not Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents

 

Opportunity Description + Organization Information: 
Qualities 
  • You are excited about product design, technology and the future of online ecosystems. 
  • You have the ability to implement ideas, not just tell people how to do them. 
  • You can adapt to changing tasks and requirements. 
  • You have a willingness to learn, grow, and teach. 
  • You take an empathetic view of the user, and to interpret that into a systematic design solution. 
  • You validate assumptions through experimentation and research 
  • You are a solid strategic and analytical thinker with excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • You live and breathe pixels, a love for design and the craft of creating something from nothing is an absolute must.  

 

Qualifications 

  • You are able to guide the design process from framing a challenge, to research and insights, to concept and implementation 
  • You speak in a visual language. You’ve got a knack for succinctly capturing thoughts and expressing them to others. You have a strong design voice and point of view on where to go and why 
  • You are currently enrolled in a BS or MS program in Design, Human Computer Interaction, or a related field of study 
  • Familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, various prototyping tools i.e Invision or Framer. 
  • Bonus points for showing familiarity with HTML/CSS/JS. 

 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Quickly yet thoroughly create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors for multiple environments and audiences 
  • Align business requirements, design methodologies, and technology factors to create on-brand designs for future state exploration, validation, and testing 
  • Leverage and contribute to new and existing Design System, driving consistency, modularity, and a visual design language. 

 

About EA:

 

At EAX, we bring play to customers in new and innovative ways – We extend the lifecycle of our games across all platforms, with a focus on making the around game experience meet the growing needs of our players. EAX makes everything from accessing information about new and existing games, through to digital distribution, education and support a seamless and cohesive experience for every player, wherever they are. 

 

Electronic Arts is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both packaged goods, products and online services delivered through Internet-enabled consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 275 million registered players and operates in 75 countries. 

The EAX Experience Design team is responsible for the user experience and product design of websites, web & mobile applications as well as core services that drive awareness around our games, then help our players get the most out of them.  

We strive to create the most usable, engaging and boundary pushing experiences possible, and we're looking for a passionate intern who's intent on doing the same. 

Collaborating with a team of UX Architects, Researchers, Interface Designers and Swiss Army Knives, you'll experience the full spectrum of the products design process. Everything from ideation and conceptualization, to designing and implementing your ideas. 

 

Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)