I designed the UI and created art assets. I scripted and debugged Actionscript and worked with engineering on Scaleform integration on the PS3 and Xbox builds. I worked with production and QA at Nihilistic and Konami to localize the system for five languages.
Missions are more easily accomplished by working with others. This feature design deepened user engagement with the game by allowing players to assemble teams working out of the same “agency” (London, New York, etc.) who could specialize in particular types of missions, such as infiltration, sabotage or reconnaissance.
Tooltips are small windows into the mechanics of the simulation. The variety of information presented in this game ranges from location to aspirations and family relationships. These high fidelity wireframes guided the visual design by providing a unified way to present data across multiple categories.
Why does watching it on TV often feel more real than being there? EA Sports games follow the visual conventions of broadcast sports so precisely that I am sometimes uncertain what's real. This has always been a part of the appeal and I wanted to understand how to incorporate narrative elements into front end design work. These posters conveyed my research to the game team.