In the world of video games, the abbreviation UX is used to designate the “User Experience” in English, or the user experience. User experience is a new field of expertise among video game professionals. It consists in ensuring that the player/user is an enjoyable experience, that he understands and in which he can progress.
For the occasion, UX strategist Celia Hodent, who has worked on many big-budget games: Rainbow Six, Fortnite, Starwars 1313, gave us her time to explain what it is about in more detail:
00:00:00 – Introduction
00:01:27 – What is UX?
00:03:49 – The different UX roles
00:08:38 – The role of the UX researcher
00:13:40 – How to design in UX?
00:16:59 – What is friction in UX?
00:22:15 – Is there a standard way to design UX?
00:26:49 – How to become an ergonomist and what are the limits of the human?
00:38:37 – The place of UX designers in gaming teams and Celia’s current work
00:45:15 – Screens and children
01:05:00 – ethicalgames.org and experience of industry professionals
01:09:00 – The place of women in industry
01:12:00 – What games for autistic people and people with ADHD
01:14:00 – Is the danger of games exaggerated by the media?
01:18:00 – Who to consult in case of problems?
01:19:00 – Celia’s books
01:24:35 – How to follow Celia’s news
Where can I find Celia Hodent?
Find Celia Hodent on her official website (CeliaHodent.com).
His initiative EthicalGames.org for more ethical games.
Get your books:
For those who want to better understand video games
The Psychology of Video Games
To discover the User Experience (UX):
What UX is Really About: Introducing a Mindset for Great Experiences:
For people who work in video games and want to better understand UX:
In the Gamer’s Brain :
The Gamer’s Brain: How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Video Game Design :