Game/UX Design Director

Vancouver, BC
We're looking for a seasoned Game/UX Design Director to head up our studio product design team to help us deliver world class games and other blockchain experiences. You will shape immersive and delightful experiences for our digital products and games. As Game/UX Design Director, you’ll be the strategic brains behind the team by helping the team focus on the end user and delivering quality experiences to them.

The ideal candidate has a deep love for games and is an unyielding advocate for the best user experience. You will drive new initiatives by pushing forward the best ideas and building a great design team to see this idea to fruition. Day-to-day, you will be the champion for the design team, offering feedback, mentorship and enabling cross-team communication. Every member of our team shares a common vision: to create the future we want to live in. We need the right people to help us realize that vision.

A little about us:

Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. CryptoKitties is the world’s most popular blockchain application outside of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Dapper team members are humble and curious entrepreneurs, builders, and tinkerers who share a passion to demystify blockchain technology and tap its potential to create change in the world. Our people are our greatest strength: our diverse crew flourishes in a distributed hierarchy where personal autonomy and professional growth are encouraged. We value our culture above else: regardless of where you came from, what you studied, or who you used to work for, your role here will necessitate both a high level of creativity and strategic thinking on complex issues. Everyone here is a founder, and no one fits in a box. We’re all driven by an insatiable thirst for learning and development, and that’s what brings us together.
What we’ll accomplish together:
  • Build a whole new world of experiences for games on the blockchain
  • Define what great user experiences on blockchain technology
  • Foster a high impact, fast moving and confident design team
  • Develop new and novel processes for launching world-class games and experiences
  • Lead a team through creating end-to end experiences
  • Work with game designers and product owners to strategize and define goals and objectives
A little about you:
  • You are confident leader who has delivered impactful products
  • You have a strong passion for games and game experiences
  • You have a strong grasp of the latest UX tools and frameworks used to outline problems and their possible solutions
  • You are always the user advocate
  • You have a strong understanding of typography, branding, and visual design techniques
  • You can lead the creative process
  • You can effectively communicate product design decisions to engineering teams
  • You have effective communication skills and is comfortable navigating ambiguity
Bonus points for the following:
  • Understanding of front-end, back-end or blockchain technologies
  • You can lead, develop and execute user research sessions to develop personas and user stories
A little more about us:

At Dapper Labs we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.   

We offer compensation commensurate with the high level of talent we seek, diverse opportunities for learning and development, extensive benefits, and flexible time off policy.