Pocket Worlds

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UI/UX Designer [Mobile]

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About the role

About Pocket Worlds

Our mission is to make the metaverse a reality and our vision is a decentralized virtual world built and owned by its citizens.

We have been working towards this mission for a decade. We are the creators of Highrise, the first virtual world on mobile, which has seen extraordinary growth over the last few years and now boasts over 17 million users across iOS and Android. Every day, the citizens of Highrise come together to hangout, explore, create, collect, and trade digital assets in our metaverse, and this has all flourished despite the constraints of Web 2.0.

This was only the first chapter in our story, and we are on the precipice of making history once again with Web3 and Highrise World.

About This Role

We are growing and looking for a skilled and enthusiastic UI/UX Designer with some (or a lot of) experience in creating user-centered designs.

We are looking for a passionate designer excited to make the world both more accessible and fun. You will be working to construct delightful user experiences around play and friendships.

This role, along with our entire company, is fully remote.

As UI/UX Designer you will...:

  • Work closely with Senior Product Designer on Highrise
  • Create delightful user-centered experiences by building and adhering to established design patterns.
  • Generate mockups, wireframes and polished visual designs.
  • Make your own schedule, effectively estimate tasks and deliver on time.
  • Establish, maintain and follow consistent internal design guidelines for UI/UX.
  • Survey other applications to understand what does and doesn’t work.
  • Conduct customer interviews when necessary to collect feedback and understand user requirements.

To be successful in this role, we'd expect you to be…:

  • Experienced _ :  _You have 1+ year's experience designing and building product experiences for end-users and ideally you have shipped design for a product used by many people.
  • User-centric:  You have a strong user-centered approach when making design decisions, and you back those decisions with user research.
  • Open-minded _ : _ You’re very open to feedback and trying new things.
  • Hard-working : You have an "above and beyond" work ethic driven by a desire to grow and succeed.
  • Skilled Written Communicator_: _ Highrise is 100% remote, which means writing is our primary means of communication. You'll use written summaries and reports to explain decisions.
  • Know your tools _ :  _You have some experience working with design tools like Figma.
  • Meticulous:  You have a strong attention to detail when it comes to design guidelines and consistency.

Within 3 months, you'll…:

  • Work with Highrise's Product designer to deliver attractive user interfaces.
  • Support the Product designer to create mock-ups.
  • Assist in the production of concept sketches, wireframes, and prototypes.
  • Independently gather and evaluate user requirements.
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems.

Within 6 months, you'll...:

  • Independently contribute to Highrise's UI design style guide.
  • Take ownership of designing graphic user interface elements.
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback.


Our goal is to define the future of the metaverse with the product we build, and to grow from tens of millions to billions of users in the process.

Join us on this journey and together we will build something incredible.

Why you should join Pocket Worlds


Pocket Worlds is a metaverse company that focuses on the power of social gameplay to connect people. We build deep, rich worlds that are social by design and last for decades. Our first world, Highrise, is a creative virtual world where people make avatars, express themselves, and create deep friendships along the way. Over 10 million people have already joined the world of Highrise, and it's growing faster every day.

We're a completely remote company with a diverse set of employees spanning 16 different countries. We are connected by a singular mission of building amazing games that bring our players together, and we live by our values, which you can read here.

Join our world class team who've shipped amazing products for Apple, Google, Electronic Arts, Zeptolab, Nanobit, and other top gaming companies.

Pocket Worlds
Team Size:70
Location:Austin, TX
Anton Bernstein
Anton Bernstein
Jimmy Xu
Jimmy Xu