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UX Summit: Designing Immersive UI for 'Star Wars Jedi: Survivor'

Daanish Syed  (Art Director, Bit Reactor)

Location: Room 3016, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Whether it's swapping out parts of a fully customizable lightsaber or unlocking skills via mystical floating monoliths, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's immersive and responsive user interface is lauded by players and critics alike. Walk through the design philosophy and implementation steps it took to achieve a seamless, diegetic interface with Jedi Survivor's Principal UI Visual Designer.


Attendees will learn how to approach designing immersive, diegetic UI for complex game systems such as cosmetic customization and player skill upgrades. This talk will focus on the UX and Visual Design required to breathe life into UI heavy screens that keep the player engaged emotionally while maintaining usability.

Intended Audience

This talk is for UX and UI designers and anyone interested in how immersive interfaces such as hero and lightsaber customization and the player skill tree were created for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

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