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Publication or Company GameHouse
Job Title Senior UX Manager, GameHouse
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Social App Gaming, Social Media, Web Development, Washington
Salary Competitive
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Seattle, WA
Job Requirements RealNetworks®, Inc. is a global Media Software and Services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy to connect with, share, and enjoy digital media. Check us out at: www.realnetworks.com.

At GameHouse®, a division of RealNetworks, we believe it’s good to game! As the largest developer, publisher, and distributor of casual games, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including leading social networks, online, smartphones and tablets, and download. Our top-rated Mobile and Facebook games include GameHouse Slots, Collapse! Blast, Delicious!, and more.

Want to be part of an exciting organization that is looking to change the casual gaming landscape? GameHouse is looking for a Senior UX Manager to help ensure our customers receive the best possible user experience across our products and services. This is a great opportunity to join a leader in the rapidly growing gaming market.

The Senior UX Manager will responsible for: creating world class customer experiences at GameHouse; auditing existing products and designs; providing input on new product development; managing a team of designers; acting as the voice of the customer; setting up and executing usability studies; as well as executing a variety of user-centered design methodologies.

What you will build, own and be accountable for:

- Manage a team of designers – team coordination, task prioritization, and supervision.

- Execute user-centered design techniques as part of the product development process for new products and features. Review requirements and designs. Provide design approvals.

- Coordinate and execute usability studies. Work with vendors to recruit participants. Prep materials. Facilitate tests in an in-house lab. Analyze and report results.

- Create and enforce design (style guide) and usability standards. Audit current web properties and products for usability, document recommendations, and work with the team to measure improvement after changes are made.

Candidates Must Have:
- Bachelor's degree in field

- 6+ years experience with user-centered design, usability, and/or web/product design
- 4+ years of experience managing teams
- Strong understanding of user-centered design methodologies and processes
- Strong information architecture background
- Experience coordinating and executing usability studies and usability reviews
- Data driven approach to decision making
- Developing high functioning teams
- Deep understanding of web standards, Internet technology, and industry trends in HCI
- Willing to learn and proven ability to adapt
- Willing to have fun

Ideal Candidates Will Offer:
- Advanced degree in Human Centered Design, Technical Communication, Human Factors or related field
- 8+ years experience with user-centered design, usability, and/or web/product design
- Experience working on mass market products or websites
- Experience with web analytics for measuring site performance
- Front-end web development experience (HTML & CSS)
- Graphic design experience (Adobe suite or equivalent)
- Working in a global environment with teams from other countries and localized sites/products
- Managing remote resources


RealNetworks®, Inc. is proud to offer our full time employees an extensive benefits package, including vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401K, an employee stock purchase program and subsidized commuting options. Additional benefits include our charitable matching program, learning and development programs, employee wellness plans and more!

RealNetworks is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
About Our Company Location: Seattle HQ
Description: RealNetworks, Inc. is a global Media Software and Services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy to connect with, share, and enjoy digital media. Check us out at: www.realnetworks.com.

At GameHouse, a division of RealNetworks, we believe it's good to game! As the largest developer, publisher, and distributor of casual games, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including leading social networks, online, smartphones and tablets, and download. Our top-rated games on Facebook and Google+ include Adventure Slots, Let's Make A Deal, Collapse! Blast, UNO Boost, and more.

Making games is fun. Making games that millions of people play is even more fun. And making games that your moms and grandmothers obsess over and shower you with gifts and friend requests? Well, trust us, that's fun too.

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