Overview

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

Role Summary

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. 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, 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, 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

Collaborate closely with the Engineering Lead and Product Manager to mockup and prototype new interaction and interface designs of VR / Desktop / Mobile applications, tools, and plugins for simulation and visualization of content for our venues. Work with product stakeholders (Productions, Systems, Software, and other departments) to create UX flows for new concepts and features for our software suite. Produce wireframes, flowcharts, icons, artwork, and UI assets in 2D and 3D to support our applications. Craft, mockup, and prototype new intuitive user interactions and gestures for both novice and experienced users. Work together with the team to understand and help convey new feature functionality through easy to understand guides, tutorials, and visual design of our user facing documentation. Work with QA and Product teams to contribute to acceptance requirements for proposed features. Identify areas that require attention and work with the Software project management team to ensure time and resources are properly allocated.

Qualifications

Formal education in Graphic Design, Interaction/UX Design or HCI, or equivalent experience 4+ years of experience designing VR, desktop, and mobile apps for artists in the film and/or games industry is required Working knowledge of Unity or Unreal is required Experience designing intuitive UX/UI for complex flows and menus is required Experience designing and mocking up intuitive VR user interactions 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 intuitive UX/UI for mobile applications is a plus Domain knowledge in film/game artist pipelines and creative process is a plus 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

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.

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, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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