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UX Writer, PlayStation Partners

myGwork

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 8, 2022.

Why PlayStation?PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’rerecognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products andservices including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus,PlayStation™Now, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees andembraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity forinnovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing globalteam.The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary ofSony Corporation.UX Writer, PlayStation PartnersSan Francisco or Los Angeles, CAUX Writers at PlayStation help define the user experience for new and existing PlayStationproducts, services, and off-console experiences, delivering high-quality messaging based on thefeature spec, established style guides, business objectives, and overall UX philosophies. Thisincludes actively participating in and giving constructive feedback in early Product grooming andUX design sessions, then driving the writing process through iteration, stakeholder/partnerapproval, and handoff to localization.This position focuses on the interactive experiences for PlayStation Partners on the webplatform, and being the advocate and champion for gaming publishers and developers, as itpertains to making best-in-class tools and experiences. There is also an opportunity to affectthe PlayStation UI, both on the PlayStation consoles (PS5 and PS4) and on our other web andmobile platforms. So while we appreciate a good blogger and technical writing, what we’re reallylooking for are strong UX writers with interactive experience.Our writers have a facility for solving problems from both creative and tactical standpoints. Youwill juggle multiple products on multiple platforms, often on multiple schedules and in multipletimezones, making organization a key factor. Social skills are vital, as you will routinelycollaborate with engineers, designers, and product owners representing a wide variety oflocations and cultural backgrounds. A willingness to make positive contributions to help improvehow we do/make things, from tools to process, is also imperative.Qualifications5+ years professional writing experience, preferably in some combination of interactive,marketing, and technical venuesStrong communication and collaboration skills, with a proven history of meeting deadlinesStrong ability to write to specification while maintaining proper style/brand voiceEnthusiastic, organized approach to multi-tasking, with a command of current projects andtheir statusesAble to quickly learn and comfortably work with multiple tools, including proprietary CMS andvisual-flow tools, project tracking tools, and inter-office communication tools.Able to become an expert on your assigned products, gauge new products and features, and makeconstructive suggestions that aid in their ideation and developmentAble to be a strong brand advocate who works with diverse teams to achieve businessobjectivesExperience with delivering messaging that must be localized into multiple languagesStrong portfolio demonstrating user experience knowledgeSolid knowledge of design and layout principlesWilling to enjoy a relaxed office with co-workers who truly enjoy what they doBonusPrior experience working in the tech industryExperience working in a B2B and B2C mindsetInterest in new technologies in web, mobile, and other devicesFamiliarity with the agile software development processSolid knowledge of the video game, movie, and television industriesExperience working on an ecommerce platform.#li-lf1Equal Opportunity Statement:Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and genderreassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion orbelief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy ormaternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. Weencourage everyone to respond.This employer is a corporate member ofmyGwork – LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.