Senior UI/UX Designer

Pocket Gems, a leading mobile entertainment company backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent, is continuously breaking new ground by building graphically rich mobile games, developing fun new genres of mobile entertainment and creating innovative technologies like our proprietary Mantis Engine. Launched in 2009, Pocket Gems has grown to over 200 employees and its games have been downloaded over 250 million times by players around the world. With its pioneering team, Pocket Gems is uniquely capable of making original and genre-defining products as mobile devices become the primary computing device for everyone in the world.

This person will join one of our new teams working on "core" games in the sci-fi or fantasy genres. We are looking for artists excited to bring AAA quality work and establish Pocket Gems as a leader in 3D art for mobile, creating games that appeal to a wide audience of players. We are excited to be shaping and defining games as we know it on mobile. 

Currently, we're looking for a talented Senior UI/UX Designer to join our team of artists, engineers, and product managers to build intuitive and cohesive experiences in our next line of hit games.


  • Develop original UI/UX by working with the project leads

  • Provide excellent communication that allows you to set flexible design guidelines that all Pocket Gems teams can support and extend throughout the company

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create fresh, logical, readable, and seamless UX solutions

  • Assist client engineers with front-end and UI implementation to ensure final product reflects design vision


  • A great portfolio of work (see submission requirements below)

  • Shipped at least 1 game as a key contributor in UI/UX

  • Proven ability to develop and present UI/UX ideas for various games

  • Expert-level experience using various prototyping and design software

  • Degree in HCI, Design, or equivalent experience as a UX/Interaction Designer

  • Previous work experience designing flows on at least 1 published game

  • Minimum 3 years of UI/UX production experience required

  • An appreciation for the iterative nature of the design process

  • Able to quickly come up with new visual treatments as well as adapting to established styles

  • Up to date on latest design trends and styles

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

  • Photoshop and Illustrator proficiency



  • Experience working with mobile applications

  • BA/BS in interactive design, graphic arts, human factors, computer science or related field with equivalent experience

  • 3D experience/capabilities


Please submit a link to your portfolio of shipped titles showing proven ability in:

  • Aesthetic judgment and strong UI visual design

  • Clear and beautiful in-game interfaces

  • Creating production quality UI and art assets

  • User Flows



Pocket Gems offers top-notch benefits, including a Premiere PPO health plan. We cover 100% of the cost of employees’ Medical, Dental and Vision premiums (and 75% of the cost for their dependents), as well as short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer flex spending & dependent care accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits and a 401(k) plan.  Pocket Gems is located in beautiful downtown San Francisco, one block North of the Montgomery Street BART station.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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