UI/UX Engineer

MSG Sphere Studios

Burbank, CA, United States

Skills

  • UI & UX
  • UI & UX

Styles

  • Realistic
  • Realistic

The MSG Sphere is like nothing else on earth. Here, 15,000 people at a time can gather for multi-sensory interactive experiences that are equal parts video game, amusement park ride, ephemeral community, and spectacle. The feel – it’s unforgettable, like sitting inside an eyeball the size of three football fields with sight, sound, scent, wind, heat, and rumble coordinating under computer control to forge an extended reality. You create that reality at MSG Entertainment in Burbank, California.

 

MSG Ventures is looking for a UI/UX Engineer to play an integral role in creating an amazing user experience for our suite of artist tools. The candidate will be focused on creating intuitive solutions for complex UX flows within our Previsualization, Capture, and Dailies production software. Working alongside Product and Engineering teams, the candidate will wireframe, mockup, and prototype new forms of user interfaces and interactions for VR, Desktop, and Mobile applications. Working on a project from conception through execution, the candidate must be able to incorporate input from a diverse group to integrate various contributions and ideas into the design of custom tools, plugins, applications, and products.

 

Specific Functions/Activities Summary

  • Work closely with senior engineers to define, build, and implement game engine interactions with an array of interfaces, ranging from touch controllers to motion capture
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, mock-ups, icons, and 3DUI designs for multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with the development team to understand and convey functionality through concise guides, tutorials, and visual design of our user-facing documentation
  • Work with stakeholders to create UX flows for new concepts and features for our suite of tools
  • Work with other engineers to define acceptance requirements for new tools and capabilities

Qualifications

  • Formal education in Graphic Design, Interaction/UX Design or HCI, or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience designing tools for artists in the film and/or games industry is required
  • Domain knowledge in film/game artist pipelines and creative process
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine including Blueprints, experience with Unity is a plus
  • Experience designing intuitive UX/UI for complex flows and menus is required
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Omnigraffle / LucidChart, Photoshop, and Illustrator is required
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling software to create props and UI elements is highly preferred (Maya, 3ds Max, etc.)
  • Experience designing UX/UI for plugins of various 3D Digital Content Creation and compositing tools is a plus (Maya/Cinema4D/Blender/Adobe Premiere/Nuke/etc…)
  • Applicants should provide a portfolio of examples demonstrating relevant skills

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Education

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job-based on the role.

Company Overview

With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full-stack creative, experience, design, production, and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.

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