UI/UX Designer

If you ever wondered what it would be like to have cities or even the entire world as your sandbox, grab your shovel and pail because we have an opportunity for you. Upland is the earth’s metaverse that sits on top of the real world where people buy, sell and trade virtual properties based on actual addresses. Players compete and earn rewards in mini-games, connect virtually with a thriving, passionate community, and can even earn money in their own virtual businesses.


Uplandme, Inc. was founded in 2018 by three serial entrepreneurs. The game launched into open beta in January 2020 and became the largest blockchain game just eight months later. Available for iOS, Android, and the mobile web, Upland uses blockchain technology to power “true ownership” of digital assets.


To expand its reach beyond blockchain aficionados and towards a mass-market audience, we are looking for a talented and detail-oriented UI/UX Designer. Our ideal candidate will make use of their passion for user experience (UX), user interface (UI) design, and visual design to help create user flows, mockups, prototypes, and other product-facing contributions to our overarching game design system. Together with our Creative Director and Product Management team, the incumbent will answer the most challenging questions the Blockchain/NFT industry faces around mobile interfaces and game design.


Responsibilities:

  • Ability to concept & execute User Experience wireframes using Figma.
  • Ability to design & execute hi-fidelity User Interface designs using Figma.
  • Ability to execute detailed Prototypes using Figma.
  • Ability to utilize & help maintain Upland’s Game Design System.
  • Ability to execute Player Persona Studies as needed.
  • Ability to collaborate with our Creative Director & Product Managers to design appealing, player-friendly product & game features.


Requirements:

  • 2.5+ years of UX/UI Designer experience working in interactive media and/or mobile gaming.
  • A portfolio of professional design work showcasing your skills on both game, web and mobile platforms.
  • Knowledge of the following technologies and software: Figma, Adobe Photoshop, & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills with a passion for playing and making games!
  • English — Intermediate.


Bonus:

  • Knowledge of, and an interest in Blockchain gaming.

Work with a passionate, highly experienced, innovative team and have a wide range of independence while solving fascinating problems that span gaming, economics, marketing, computing, and sociology. Capitalize on the opportunity to grow with Upland in terms of responsibilities and your career. We offer competitive compensation both in salary and equity as well as top-of-the-market benefits.

Uplandme Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

If you are interested in this role, please apply directly here.