After finishing up his time at Obsidian Entertainment, Kylan recently made the move to freelance as a Senior UX/UI Consultant. With over a decade of experience in games, he’s worked on everything from large AAA titles to small indie games on both the studio and publishing side. He’s presented at SXSW Interactive, the White Nights Business Conference in Prague, and been a part of the series “Deconstructing the Entertainment Industry” at Cal State Dominguez Hills.

Kylan Coats sessions

Armored Warfare: Lessons in UX/UI Design Process
Monday, November 12th

Description: Obsidian is known for making premium, single player, RPG titles. So how did it tackle a free-to-play tactical online shooter like Armored Warfare? This session will discuss the UX/UI design of Obsidian’s first foray into the free-to-play space, as well as go over the design process lessons carried forward to its next unannounced title. […]