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Senior Product Designer

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Senior Product Designer

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Reporting to the UX Design Director, the Senior Product Designer is responsible for designing the user interface and visual presentation for Allen Media/The Weather Group’s digital platforms and content including video entertainment focused TV/OTT apps, desktop, mobile, and tablet.

Category Art Department  Digital Media  Graphic Design 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Senior Product Designer will partner with the leaders in editorial, product, and design on all aspects of producing the highest quality UX/UI design across all platforms.

* Candidates must provide a portfolio of demonstrated ability to use UX/UI/Product design to solve complex usability challenges across web, mobile and ideally CTV

II.   Who You Are
  • You are consistently creating new value for our users, not just tweaking and optimizing existing UIs but rather helping each UI reach its full potential
  • The tech side of your brain makes you comfortable chatting up engineering to uncover solutions while the sales person in you is constantly pitching concepts and ideas to your team
  • Your process is user-centric and you'll fight for the user at every turn
  • You believe in user validation through test and learn methods
  • You are beyond lean and agile and see those as just methods to achieve a goal, you work to raise the bar with your designs where risks are discussed upfront, designed collaboratively and about solving user problems not just implementing features
  • You like being part of a close-knit, highly-caffeinated, user obsessed team that spends time hashing out the ins and outs of user journeys and interface interactions while solving problems that delight our users and drive business value
  • You are comfortable working in a startup mentality being able to pivot to new priorities and initiatives, assist in defining requirements and UAT, being proactive in identifying hurdles and presenting solutions to get around them. 
III.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with product managers to identify, define, and refine requirements
  • Creating simple, elegant user experiences that help viewers/customers accomplish their goals
  • Documenting and maintaining UX design patterns and standards
  • Collaborating with engineers/developers to implement designs within technical or time constraints
  • Creating high-fidelity mockups, wireframes, prototypes
  • Conceptualize and create best of class UX and product design across our ecosystem of platforms for all of our brands
  • Serve as the creative voice and owner in meetings to push the limits of design and experience with solid presentation skills and materials
  • Contribute to and help maintain established design systems
  • Collaborates with the Design Director on any design needs that arise
IV.   Education, Experience, Certification Requirements
  • A degree in Interaction Design, User Experience Design, Graphic Design, or similar field related is desired or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • 5+ years of UI / UX design experience producing engaging, usable, and effective design solutions
  • Previous experience creating video focused/entertainment apps (mobile & tablet) and websites
  • Ideally has previous OTT/CTV app experience
  • Expertise in using color, style, iconography, typography, information design, and visual hierarchy
  • Experience working in an iterative, agile environment
V.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Highly organized and able to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels including ownership and executive levels. 
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient with Figma (Designing & Prototyping)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, involving cross-functional teams, in an efficient manner
  • Demonstrated decision-making, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Understands nuances between web/mobile web//iOS/Android/CTV (Roku, Fire TV, TVOS, Google TV, etc) design and how to maximize each experience
  • A solid understanding of user-centered design principles 
  • Ability to quickly generate and iterate prototypes of designs across various platforms to better articulate vision and experience
  • Onboarding UX experience for SVOD and TVOD is a plus

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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