Responsibilities The UX/UI Designer will work with multiple groups within the NBC Owned Television Stations group. The selected candidate will provide functional designs for online digital consumer facing products, iOS and Android apps, OTT devices, wearables and online video/social media technologies.
The successful candidate is one who has worked in a news or publisher organization and is accustomed to a fast - paced environment. The candidate will be tasked with contributing to multiple digital project solutions running concurrently and working collaboratively with a multi¬disciplined team. This includes the current mobile web sites and multi-platform apps, all of which are intended to help our audiences get the news and information they want, whenever and however they want it. The candidate will be adept at defining problems and designing elegant solutions that meet business and audience needs.
The UX/UI Designer will be actively managing design projects and will also have opportunities to contribute to other initiatives. In addition to design capabilities, this position requires an outstanding grasp of digital solution trends and technology, both on iOS, Android and other platforms. The successful candidate is expected to lead and participate in design discussions related to user experience and user interfaces. Maturity, judgment, influence and leadership skills are all essential.
Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Web/Interaction Design/HCI or equivalent working experience
Minimum (5) five years proven experience defining, developing, and documenting UX design and interaction requirements/specifications
At least (3) three years of experience on mobile interface development design.
Participated in launching of apps within iTunes and Google Play stores
Efficiency in Sketch, InVision and other prototyping tools, animation tools, Adobe Creative Suite, diagramming and web dev tools
Familiar with UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps and flows
Develop an understanding of the attitudes and behaviours of our target market
Create screeners and manage the recruiting process that target the right users
Conduct usability testing, document results and create recommendations
Analyze qualitative and quantitative user feedback
Produce appropriate sketches, wireframes, user flows, prototypes, visual designs, illustrations, icons, diagrams, infographics in an iterative agile environment.
Familiar with iOS and Android design guidelines
Deep knowledge of color, web/desktop typography, JS, CSS and HTML knowledge is a plus
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
Proven experience simultaneously managing experience design projects of medium to moderate complexity
Ability to adapt quickly and creatively to any situation
Proven record of working under moderate supervision
Able to articulate design solutions to development resources
Strong work ethic and experience in a media corporate environment
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http:// Apply to be considered. Please include online work samples URL on your resume.
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
Able to demonstrate understanding of technologies that support product linesJS, CSS and HTML knowledge is a plus
Spanish language fluency is a plus
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